|Nov 12, 2012 |
Colossus Minerals - Serra Pelada Project - Update
Merit Consultants International Inc. is responsible for overseeing construction of the processing plant and DRA International is responsible for engineering. Construction of the processing plant is expected to be completed in the first half of 2013.
|Nov 06, 2012 |
Trevali enters into a US$20-million working capital facility with Glencore International for Santander Mine
Merit are continuing as the Construction Managers on the Santander Project in Peru, for Trevali Mining. Construction is at a peak as it transitions into the mechanical and electrical phases of the work.
|Sep 25, 2012 |
Copper Fox Reports the Status of the Schaft Creek Feasibility Study - Merit Consultants to Perform Peer Review.
Merit Consultants International Inc. of Vancouver, British Columbia has been contracted by Copper Fox to perform a peer review of the Feasibility Study. Merit has been providing Project and Cost Management services to the mining sector on both domestic an
|Sep 24, 2012 |
Selwyn Resources Appoints Directors to Its Board
Selwyn Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SWN) ("Selwyn") is pleased to announce that Jay A. Collins and Mark A. Lettes have been appointed to the Board of Directors of Selwyn. Harlan Meade said, "I am pleased to welcome Jay and Mark to the Selwyn Board and look forward to working with them. Their experience in the mining industry and project financing will provide valuable insight as the Company advances its core mine development projects."
|Sep 12, 2012 |
Trevali's Santander Mine construction nears completion
Merit Consultants International Inc. continues to supervise construction of the 2,000 tonne-per-day (tpd) Processing Plant by Cempro Tech S.A., a Lima based specialist construction firm, on behalf of the Santander Project Development Team (a joint development between Trevali and Glencore International).
Construction of the Plant is progressing: the mills are installed, the flotation building erected and the flotation cells are installed, crusher and zinc and lead thickener foundations completed, new steel for mill and crusher buildings is on site and is being erected and the crushers are being installed, tailings dam sealing is ongoing and mineral stockpile preparation is advanced.
|Sep 11, 2012 |
Nevada Copper Appoints New Director And Announces Management Changes
Nevada Copper Corp. is very pleased to welcome Jay Collins, P. Eng., as a new independent Director of the Company. As President of Merit Consultants International Inc. ("Merit Consultants"), Mr. Collins has been directly involved in the engineering and construction of mining projects for over thirty years. His years of field experience in project engineering and general contracting, combined with his management experience in leadership positions, result in a well-rounded and sound understanding of project construction and development of projects located world-wide.
|Aug 15, 2012 |
Trevali arranges $10-million bridge credit facility
Merit Consultants continue its' construction management work with Trevali on their Santander zinc-lead-silver project in Peru.
|Aug 07, 2012 |
Remaining Land Needed for Rio Tinto Copper Mine Restart Now Acquired Options to Acquire Further Land for Mine Expansion
Merit Consultants continues to provide support on the CAPEX, Project Execution Plan and Engineering management for the Rio Tinto Copper Mine Restart project in Spain.
|Jun 27, 2012 |
Jay Collins' Special Commentary to the Northern Miner on "Cost Over-runs on Capital Development" continues with his second in a series "Do You Remember When?"
|Jun 21, 2012 |
Trevali's Santander Mine Construction on Track
Merit Consultants International Inc. is supervising construction of the 2,000 tonne-per-day (tpd) Processing Plant by Cempro Tech S.A., a Lima based specialist construction firm, on behalf of the Santander Project Development Team (a joint development between Trevali and Glencore International).
|Jun 13, 2012 |
Proyecto Rio Tinto - Rebuild & Modernisation Project
Merit Consultants have been mobilised to the Rio Tinto site to determine all necessary requirements for the refurbishment and modernization programmes. Merit is well into establishing the CAPEX for the work and tendering and coordinating the engineering services. In addition, Merit has commenced the development of the project execution plan so that the re-start can be implemented, as soon as the project approval is received by EMED from the regulatory authorities.
|Jun 01, 2012 |
Cost Overruns on Capital Development - an ever growing concern for all of us
Merit's president - Jay Collins provides commentary to the Northern Miner on the Cost Overruns happening in the industry "There has been a dramatic increase in the number of mine development projects where capital costs are spiraling upwards from their study numbers than at any time I can recall in my 30+ years experience in the development side of the industry worldwide. It's led me to try to better identify and understand the serious and pervasive causes of the problem..."
|Apr 20, 2012 |
Andash Gold-Copper Project Update
Merit continues to provide project management field support on the Andash Gold-Copper Project Update.
|Apr 19, 2012 |
Mandate Awarded for $640 Million Kitsault Project Financing
Merit are the nominated Construction Managers for the Kitsault Moly Project.
|Mar 30, 2012 |
Yellowhead Mining Filings Feasibility Study on Sedar
Jay Collins of Merit Consultants International Inc., a Qualified Person under NI 43-101, has reviewed and approved the Harper Creek Feasibility Study, for which Merit were the FS Managers.
|Mar 16, 2012 |
Pumpkin Hollow Project - Nevada Copper Corp. profiled on B-TV
Merit Consultants has been providing project management services to NCC with the development and tendering of key engineering packages for the Pumpkin Hollow Project in Lyon County, Nevada.
|Mar 09, 2012 |
Yellowhead Mining Inc. Presentation - Developing the Harper Creek Project in British Columbia
Merit Consultants provided the Feasibility Study management for the Harper Creek Project. The YMI presentation included here provides a detailed account of the project and its outlook towards development.
|Mar 02, 2012 |
Yellowhead Mining Reports Completion of Feasibility Study; Confirms Robust Economics Over a 28 Year Project Life
Merit Consultants International Inc. ("Merit") provided the Feasibility Study management as well as providing capital cost estimating, financial analysis, project scheduling and implementation strategy.
|Mar 01, 2012 |
Glencore to acquire stake in Canadian miner Trevali
Merit has recently commenced the provision of Construction Management services on the Santander Project for Trevali in Peru. The project involves the relocation of an existing 2,000tpd Zinc / Lead plant to the Santander site and refurbishment and reuse of the existing process plant, crushing building, maintenance building and ball mills.
|Feb 23, 2012 |
Positive Feasibility Study Outlines Annual Gold Production Of 200,000 Ounces At Victoria'S Eagle Gold Project, Yukon
Merit Consultants International Inc. ("Merit"), was responsible for the capital cost estimate ("CCE") and construction and project execution activitie.
|Feb 22, 2012 |
Copper Mountain Mining Corporation is to be featured on CEO Clips on the Documentary Channel
The Copper Mountain Project, which Merit Consultants provided Project and Construction Management services on will be featured on CEO Clips on the Documentary Channel.
|Feb 07, 2012 |
Nevada Copper Files Feasibility Study On Sedar
Nevada Copper Corp. has filed its Feasibility Study for its 100% owned Pumpkin Hollow Copper project on SEDAR. Substantial input was from Merit Consultants Project and Construction Managers to the mining industry.
|Feb 01, 2012 |
Trevali provides Santander Mine Project Status Update
Merit Consultants is providing project management consultation on the Santander Mine project.
|Jan 25, 2012 |
Yellowhead Mining Inc. Reports Financial and Operating Results to October 31, 2011
Merit are completing the managing the Definitive Feasibility Study on the Harper Creek Project.
|Jan 25, 2012 |
Maxim Power Corp. Announces Sale of the Alberta Power Project
Merit Consultants are the Construction Managers for the Summit Coal Project, Alberta.