Introducing Mineralocity Aggregates -The New Flagship Mineral Market Analysis Tool

The mining analysis team at Burgex has been hard at work over the past several years developing internal tools and systems for conducting complex market analysis studies of mineral commodities. One of the top priorities for the team has been creating a national geographical information system for dynamically analyzing construction aggregate supply and demand trends.…

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Why Engage With a Mining Consultant?

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Mining remains a mystery for many people due to an understandable lack of awareness about how much society’s structure results from successful mining. When you decide to start a mining project, it will initially seem overwhelming. That’s why we’re here to help you. Working with a mining consultant is the first step to bringing your…

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Improving Mineral Exploration

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Mineral exploration is far from easy, in fact, it is probably one of the hardest segments of the mining industry to participate in. The success rates are low, so low in fact, that for some mineral commodities (like gold) it is estimated that approximately 1 in 1,000 prospects ever becomes a commercially producing mine (at…

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5 Things to Keep in Mind About Mineral Exploration

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Mineral exploration is an essential tool to discover deposits of minerals and rocks useful to meet society’s growing resource needs. This process works by extracting geological information from regionally and locally and using it over a targeted area to create a geological picture. Mineral exploration has brought about significant economic opportunities such as jobs, drilling…

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Dimension Stone

dimension stone

Consider the last time you were at a dinner party, a fancy restaurant, or in a swanky, downtown hotel lobby. You may remember the conversation, the beverages, or the meal, or possibly the golden ding of the receptionist bell. Perhaps you even noticed the highly polished stone that adorned the bar, the walls, or the…

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MINExpo 2021: A Burgex Success!

MINExpo

The Burgex Mining Consultants team is pleased to announce that the 2021 MINExpo in Las Vegas, Nevada was a success. The show was less attended than usual due to international COVID travel restrictions. However, we found the connections and conversations to be meaningful and worthwhile.  As the MINExpo focuses on the entire mining industry, we…

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How are mining and mineral exploration projects valued?

Today I had an appraiser come to my house to take pictures and measurements. His appraisal will be relied upon by the mortgage company when they underwrite my refinance. This appraisal is important to the mortgage company. It gives them confidence that the value of my home is worth more than the money they are…

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Cobalt: A Resurging Commodity

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Cobalt is en vogue in mineral exploration because of its position as a strategic resource. The increased global demand for battery-powered electric vehicles (BEV) has been reflected in the price surge in the market for all battery minerals, especially cobalt. As a principal component of BEVs, exploration for cobalt deposits is critical for continued progress…

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Exploration Risk Analysis

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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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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Drone Use

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Drone technology isn’t new, but the applications constantly change on where they can be used and how.The first unmanned aerial vehicles developed in Britain and the USA during the First World War: Britain’s Aerial Target and the USA’s aerial torpedo known as the Kettering Bug. These pilotless vehicles were actual aircraft with no onboard passengers…

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