The Russian-UK raw materials dialogue “Trust and Cooperation as Major Elements of Sustainable Development” was held in St.-Petersburg on 18-19 October.
The main objective of the forum is to create a unified floor for intensification of scientific and economic cooperation between the two countries in the area of efficient use of raw material resources, introduction of innovative technologies, developing of common strategies of mineral and raw materials industry development.
LLC “IMC Montan” was a bronze sponsor of the 13th Russian mining forum MINEX that took place in Moscow on October 10-12.
Within the sessions held the key experts of the Company made reports: Sergei Borisovich Nikishichev, Director, on the topic “Why Feasibility Studies are Needed Today?”,
Andrei Aleksandrovich Tverdov, Technical Director, on the topic “Interest in Development of Man-Made Deposits”.
The event traditionally finished with a gala-dinner where Andrei Tverdov as a member of the award committee awarded prizes to winning companies in various nominated categories.
We are thankful to Minex forum organizers for participation in this interesting event!
IMC Montan: 25 Years of Operation in Russia and CIS Countries
On 22 April 2016 IMC Montan became a Sponsor at the Conference on Development of Mineral Resources in the Chukotka Autonomous Region.
Roman Kopin, the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug Governor, defined the main results of the first conference “Chukotka. Energy of Territory” that was held at the initiative of the Government of the Region. Over 120 people representing federal and regional governmental authorities, public organisations and major investment and industrial companies participated in the event. IMC Montan was represented by the Director Irina Mironovna Schegolevskaya and the Deputy Director for Social and Economic Projects Sergei Sidorkin who presented the report “Development Prospects of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug Deposits: IMC MONTAN Experience”.
On 19-21 April 2016 IMC Montan became a Silver Sponsor of the 7th Mining and Exploration Forum MINEX that took place in Astana, Kazakhstan
This Forum organized under the slogan “Mining and Exploration Industries – Prospects and Opportunities for Creating Economic Growth” brought together over 300 heads of the sector Ministries, senior specialists of mining and mining-engineering companies, experts from investment companies and banks, representatives of process-engineering and service companies from the Central Asia and near and far abroad. The report “Design of Public Resource and Reserve Reporting System for the EAES Countries” was presented on behalf of IMC Montan by the Director Sergei Borisovich Nikishichev.
On 2-3 February 2016 IMC Montan supported the Eurasian Mining and Geological Forum, becoming the Prime Sponsor. The event took place in Minsk, Republic of Belarus.
I Eurasian Mining and Geological Forum was organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus, the international consultancy IMC Montan, the Belorussian State Technological University and the Republican Unitary Enterprise "Scientific-Production Center of Geology". The following reports by IMC Montan specialists were presented at the Forum: “EAES Public Reporting Code Concept” by S.B. Nikishichev, Director; “Public Private Partnership in the Context of a Coal Mine in Yakutia” by Egor Kuleshov, Project Manager; “Practice of Social Impact Assessment in Mining Sector” by Maria Sokolova, Senior environment consultant.
On 26 January 2016 IMC Montan participated in the “Glückauf” Round Table discussions: “Development of Cooperation: Innovations, Risks, Efficiency”.
The scientific and technical conference “The 17th Round Table of the Russian “GLÜCKAUF” “Development of Cooperation: Innovations, Risks, Efficiency” within the framework of the XXIV international scientific symposium “Miner’s Week - 2016” was successfully held at Moscow Mining Institute of NITU MISiS on January 26. The presentation “Optimization of Mining Operations, Finding Opportunities and Methods of Overcoming Crisis Developments in the Sector” by S.B. Nikishichev, Director, Moscow office of IMC Montan, a major consultancy, was accompanied by lively discussion.
September 1 , 2014
On 1 September 2014 IMC GCL (UK) and IMC-Montan Consulting GmbH (Germany) international mining consulting divisions were renamed DMT Consulting Limited and DMT Consulting GmbH, respectively. Hence, all international division will work under the DMT brand and develop consulting, as well as engineering services.
IMC Montan mining consultancy activities in Russia, CIS countries and Mongolia will stay the same. It will be possible to run engineering projects on behalf of DMT Group, and implement social and economic projects on behalf of WYG International.
We hope that this structure of interrelations and expanded opportunities to use various brands, depending on the work specifics, will encourage our development.
March 11-13 , 2014
In Germany in the town of Aachen Sensor-Based Sorting 2014 was held on 11 – 13 March 2014 and our senior minerals processing expert Aleksei Kobzev made a report on “History of Radiometric Processing in CIS”. read more
June 7 , 2012
8th MINEX Mining Club Meeting Practical Aspects of Planning and Executing Acquisitions of Foreign Mining Companies
The 8th MINEX Moscow Mining Club meeting, Practical Aspects of Planning and Executing Acquisitions of Foreign Mining Companies, was arranged on 7 June 2012. The meeting was supported by KMPG and IMC Montan, as well as by long-term information partners such as Mineral Resources of Russia. Economics and Management; Subsoil Use XXI Century; and Mining + GEO magazines.
The meeting was attended by over 60 representatives of 40 Russian and international companies. The meeting addressed financial, technical and operational aspects of the acquisition of mining assets abroad. IMC Montan specialists reviewed the principal risks and made the following presentations:
A. A. Tverdov, Head of Mining Development, IMC Montan: Practical Aspects of Planning and Executing Acquisitions of Foreign Mining Companies – Technical and Operational Aspects;
A. V. Zhura, Head of Mining Project Evaluation, IMC Montan, GKZ (State Committee for Reserves) Expert, PhD (Economics): Reserves/Resources Valuation and DCF Model of a Mining Project;
M. A. Sokolova, Senior Environmental Consultant, IMC Montan: Environmental Risks.
Proceedings of the 8th MINEX Mining Club meeting, including the reports and presentations, are available at the Club site:
June 24 , 2012
VI International Mining and Geological Forum Mingeo Siberia took place in Krasnoyarsk during May 21-23, 2012
The main purpose of the forum was to exchange experience in and discuss issues on subsoil use in Russia and worldwide, as well as to familiarize with the latest innovative technologies in mining sector, to learn about changes in Russian legislation and new investment trends in mining industry worldwide.
IMC Montan had acted as a corporate sponsor of the event, as well as IMC Montan’s expert-geologists took part in the forum, presenting their papers:
"Evaluation of Quality of Geological Exploration Work presenting as Examples Chukotka AO’s Deposits”, by Ilya Ivanov.
“Some Practical Issues of Block Modelling with Examples of Gold and Copper-Porphyry Deposits”, by Pavel Kushnarev.
April 20 , 2012
The forum was aimed to develop the immense mineral potential of Kazakhstan and Central Asian countries, encourage the international dialogue on state regulatory issues, technical upgrading, professional training, funding and investing into mineral resources exploitation.
IMC Montan arranged the master class titled Grade Control Modelling at Mining Companies. Within the framework of the master class, Y. Y. Kaputin delivered the Use of Conditional Stochastic Modelling to Reduce Risk of Ore-Waste Misclassification and to Reduce Dilution and Ore Loss report.
Besides, Igor Pleskunov, IMC’s Mining Projects Manager, made a presentation titled Integrated Approach to Solutions on Deposit Development with Joint Technical, Financial and Strategic Consultancy during the Integrated Approach for Decision Making on Mine Development as a Result of Joint Technical, Financial and Strategic Consulting master class arranged by KPMG.
The technical session were attended by John Bacharach, Director of IMC Montan, who delivered Boosting Productivity and Reducing Costs of Central Asia Mines presentation, and Andrey Tverdov, Head of Mining Development, who made the Mine Transportation Systems presentation
February 09, 2012
Today, on 09.02.2012, IEEC (IMC Montan Group) is to celebrate its 20-year Anniversary of work in Russia. This function will start at 18:00 in the Residence of the British Ambassador. We are happy to meet our clients and partners which have been helping us and working with us during all these years.
June 27, 2009
John Bacharach, IEEC Director, participated in the 5th Russia and CIS (Moscow, June 27) - the leading coal industry conference for Russia and the CIS, forum for Government, end users, coal producers, traders, financiers and logistics providers to strategise, share knowledge and debate and discuss the prospects and potential for Russia’s coal markets in 2011 and beyond. John Bacharach made a presentation on major coal development projects in Russia.
February 25, 2009
IMC Group Consulting Limited (IMC) has acquired 51% of SRG Services and Consultancy Private Limited (SRG), India (www.srgmining.com). SRG is the leading independent mining consultancy organization in India in the fields of geological modeling, mine planning and resource valuation. SRG has developed international experience by providing consulting services in Asia and in Africa. The SRG team numbers about 30 of which the majority are qualified professionals. This acquisition will bring benefits to clients from the truly professional experience which will now be available through the IMC-SRG company in India.