Abstracts

Please see below for the presentation abstracts from the Project Evaluation 2016 conference.

Full papers are available in the conference volume which can be purchased via the AusIMM Online Shop.

Session 1: Keynote Presentations
PDF Keynote Presentation I: Project Evaluation – A Non-Executive Director's Perspective — Richard Knight MAusIMM, Non-Executive Director, Newcrest Mining Limited
PDF Keynote Presentation II: Transcending the Mining Discipline Divide – Multidisciplinary, Interdisciplinary or Transdisciplinary? — Jacqui Coombes FAusIMM, Principal, Coombes Capabilities
Session 2: Case Studies or Work Based on Case Study Material
PDF Stockman Base Metals Project – Sustainability, Social Licence to Operate and Permitting Lessons Learnt — R Jacobs and J Yeates
PDF Optimising Underground Mining Strategies — A M Ebbel
PDF Are Your Megaproject Schedules and Costs Under Control, or Out of Control? — L Hudson, P Mitchell, G Ferres, K Bobbermien and S Pushpan
PDF Jaguar Base Metals Project Case Study – Has Reality Reflected the Study? — R Jacobs
PDF Managing Expectations - From Buyer Beware to Buyer Be Aware — P Fairfield
Session 3: Demonstrating the Application of Good Practices
PDF Metal Prices and the Differences between Forward and Consensus Pricing – Which One is Better for Use in a Discounted Cash Flow Model? — L A Martinez Tipe, J McKibben and S Barry
PDF The Pre-feasibility Study – Big Choices, Little Time — D J Logan and J Jackson
PDF The Use and Abuse of Feasibility Studies – Has Anything Changed? — W R Mackenzie and N Cusworth
PDF The VALMIN Code and Tenure Compliance – Not Just a List...! — J Evans-Wheeler
Session 5: Keynote Presentation & Building Effective Study/Valuation Teams and Management
PDF Keynote Presentation III: Making Studies Work – Organisation, Communication and Management — Peter McCarthy HonFAusIMM(CP), Director, AMC Consultants
PDF Building and Maintaining Effective Project Teams — R F Dewhirst, K G Thomas and J A Wells
PDF Leadership in Projects – A Recipe for Success — A A Roberts and R F Dewhirst
Session 6: Resolving Issues and the Management of Opportunity and Risks
PDF Strategic Decision-making in Mining – Business Optimisation Using Flexible Evaluation Models — D B Kahler and B E Hall
PDF Influence of Cognitive Biases on Project Evaluation — S Love, M Boland and M Anderson
PDF Negatively Geared Ore Reserves – A Major Peril of the Break-even Cut-off Grade — J Poniewierski
PDF Project Outcomes (Who or What is to Blame?) — M Cobbett
Session 7: Keynote Presentation & The Role of Benchmarking and Independent Reviews
PDF Keynote Presentation IV: Project Evaluation and Valuation, an Investors Golden Rule — Louis Rozman FAusIMM(CP), Partner, Pacific Road Capital
PDF A Framework for Presenting and Benchmarking Resource Projects — M A Noppé
PDF The Role of Benchmarking and Independent Reviews — N Cusworth, D Hunter and J Miller
Session 8: Financial Modelling – Application of Methods
PDF Production Variance Benchmarks and Their Use in Project Evaluation and Due Diligence — C A Stewart
PDF Financial Modelling with the Auditor in Mind — S G Gemell
PDF Correlated Valuation Methodology — E C Holloway
PDF Teach Yourself Economic Evaluation — P B Card