Exploration Risk Analysis

exploration

Mineral exploration is the process of searching for evidence of mineralization hosted in the surrounding rocks. The general principle works by extracting pieces of geological information from several places and extrapolating this over the larger area to develop a geological picture. Exploration works in stages of increasing sophistication, with cheap, cruder methods implemented at the…

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Geophysical Exploration Methods

Geophysical Exploration Methods

View and download the full resolution (24″X 15″) .PDF for printing here: http://www.burgex.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Geophysical-Exploration-Methods-Poster-Burgex-FINAL.pdf What is geophysics? Geophysics is the physics of the Earth. Geophisical exploration is the (mostly) non-invasive investigation of subsurface conditions in the Earth through measuring, analyzing and interpreting physical fields at the surface. Some tools employed by geophysicists, such as core drilling,…

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Mineral Exploration and GIS

Anomalous Gold

The two components of a binary explosive are generally very safe when they stand alone, but when they are combined, they create a powerful explosive that can be used to move mountains. The world is full of powerful combinations like this. One of these, is the combination of GIS when applied to the field of…

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Finding Prospects: U.S. Import Reliance Minerals

Arsenic

In response to the mining project development flowchart that we recently posted we have received many excellent comments. A few of these comments indicated that developing a more complex flowchart may be in order for the future. In the mean time, we have decided to expand upon some of these comments with additional articles and ideas…

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Mining Project Development Flowchart

Mining Project Development Flowchart

The process of mining project development can be complex. It can be confusing when viewed through the eyes of an outsider or  beginner to the industry. We created this flowchart with the goal of helping those who would like to get a better understanding of the mining process. It covers the major steps from taking…

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Money On Monday: The State of Mineral Exploration Financing

Mineral Exploration

Lets talk about one of my favorite subjects, mineral exploration financing! The other day I was speaking with a colleague of ours, a consulting geologist, over dinner. We were both in Nevada wrapping up an underground sampling program and having a candid conversation about the current state of financing for mineral exploration and mining projects.…

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Pilot Gold: Exploration Rockstars

Pilot Gold exploration rockstars

Please pardon my pun in the title, but Pilot Gold ready does rock the rocks. I have been following Pilot for several years now and have consistently been impressed by their work. Not only does Pilot have a phenomenal track record, but potentially more impressive is the fact that they are currently drilling and involved…

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Dangerous Data: The Value of Abandoned Mines

Gold

Abandoned mines are often demonized, sometimes rightly so, for their numerous dangers. From false floors and falling rock to rattlesnakes and unused blasting caps underfoot, there are a lot of reasons to stay out of them unless you have experience and proper equipment at your side. So with all of these dangers, why would you choose…

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Mining Due Diligence: Reducing Risk as an Investor

mine investor due diligence services provided by Burgex Inc.

Mineral exploration is an investment, and like any investment, due diligence is the key to reducing risk. With so much hype and focus on potential returns in the millions or even billions of dollars it is easy for investors and potential investors to lose their grip on reality and the basic economics that are a…

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Mineral Exploration News

mineral exploration

Burgex Inc. is pleased to announce that we are launching a new section on our website dedicated to the latest news about mineral exploration and mining consulting. In this section we will cover cutting edge exploration technologies and techniques as well as cover some of the currently projects and announcements from the company.  We aim…

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