The National Committee for Reporting Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Reserves in India (NACRI) has become the latest member of CRIRSCO India, further strengthening the adoption of internationally recognized and accepted reporting standards for solid mineral reserves and resources.
Draft CIM Estimation of Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves Best Practice Guidelines document available for industry comment
The CIM Mineral Resources & Mineral Reserves Committee (MRMR) has published the revised Mineral Exploration Best Practice Guidelines, a 17-page document meant to assist professional geoscientists and exploration practitioners in planning, supervising and executing exploration programs.
Harry Parker of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) received the 2019 AusIMM Institute Medal. The award recognizes his contribution to the promotion of excellence in international public reporting standards and in the estimation of resources and reserves.
“Before Bre-X, the public rules for disclosure were very nebulous. When it came to reporting on technical matters, it wasn’t necessary for companies to use any common definitions and there were no standards.” ~ Maureen Jensen
The MRMR Committee is in the progress of updating two of its best practice guidelines: the Mineral Exploration Best Practices and the Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Best Practices guidelines. The Committee is looking for volunteers to review these documents.
In October 2017, Indonesia was admitted as CRIRSCO’s eleventh member.
Representatives of Members of CRIRSCO, CRIRSCO Representatives for India, China and Latin America and observers from future prospective members met at Jaipur, India for their annual general meeting on November 7 to 8, 2016.