Exploration Risk Analysis


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


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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Burgex Attends the 2016 Responsible Extractives Summit in London

Speaker at the 2016 Responsible Extractives Summit

The extractive industries have been undergoing a great deal of change over the past decade. Challenges from environmental regulations, an increasing demand from the public and investors to proactively implement corporate social responsibility and human rights programs, and difficulty finding and extracting easy commodity targets combined with price volatility have forced many in the industry to…

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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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The Rise of Frac Sand and Mineral Exploration

Miner inspecting the ground

The economic tremors of the U.S. shale boom have given a boost to mining and exploration for a few different minerals. Drilling grade barite and bentonite prices have been rising, but there is another commodity that has seen a massive rise in demand, pricing, and new mine development: FRAC SAND. What is frac sand? Simply put, it is…

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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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