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WHITNEY & WHITNEY INC., offers a full range of services to the minerals industry including:

Management Technical and Operating Support Services

  • Complete Due Diligence Reviews
  • Assistance in assembling mineral project development agreements and ongoing technical support during project development and after operations begin.
  • Advice on mineral development strategy, economic aspects of tax policy, long term investment strategy and infrastructure development related to large and small scale mineral development.
  • Complete project development plans.
  • Expert assistance in contract disputes pertaining to various technical aspects of mineral projects and the development of the technical aspects for contracts.
  • Ore reserve audits, metallurgical audits and material balance reviews, and operations reviews on producing mines for senior management, outside investors, or underlying land owners.
  • Mineral property appraisals for sale, acquisition, merger or financing.

Mineral Economics and Cost Studies

  • Feasibility studies.
  • Taxation studies and economic impact analyses.
  • Capital and operating costs estimates.
  • Development schedules and budgets.
  • Modernization and expansion studies.
  • Specialized mineral market and product market studies.
  • Global commodity/competitor/industry studies.

Metallurgical Process Development and Evaluation

  • Metallurgical evaluation, program definition and supervision.
  • Flow sheet development and conceptual facility arrangement.
  • Preliminary and intermediate process facility design.
  • Complete "battery limits" layouts.

Open Pit and Underground Mine Planning

  • Mine design, mineable reserve calculations.
  • Ore and waste production scheduling.
  • Site layout, haul road and facilities arrangements.
  • Equipment selection.
  • Assistance with grade control planning.
  • Assistance with grade/metallurgical recovery distribution studies.

Ore Reserve Development

  • Ore reserve measurement, drilling and sampling, program definition and supervision.
  • Integration and interpretation of geological, geochemical, geophysical and drilling data for purposes of ore definition and development.
  • Conventional and computerized ore reserve studies and assistance in defining proven, probable and possible geological and mineable reserves for financial reporting purposes, for feasibility studies, and for production planning

Whitney & Whitney Inc. focuses on providing professional services to a broad spectrum of clients. One of our strengths is the professional approach which serves operators, non-operating owners, and financial groups equally well. We strongly believe that all parties to an agreement must benefit from the agreement whether it is investment and taxation law, mineral leases, or project concept phase. The effectiveness of this approach is best illustrated by the diversity of our clients.

For a comprehensive package describing our services, including a Representative Client List, Mineral Economics Reports & Publications, Mining, Metallurgical & Engineering Projects and Sample Resumes, please contact Mike Mapa at:


Whitney & Whitney Inc.

Phone: 775-677-6049

Fax: 775-677-6055

Email: mmapa@itronics.com