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Quality Control: Reducing Risk in Exploration and Mining

One-day Short Course | Wednesday 25 September | Perth, Australia
Are you confident your results accurately represent what’s in the ground?

This course ties basic sample theory to the practical application of quality control in the field and to interpretation and reporting of drilling results. The course includes an overview of sample theory, the key principals of quality control in exploration and mining, and the statistical tools required for effective analysis of results.

Participants will learn:

  • The importance of correct sampling to manage risk
  • How to determine if your data is representative and fit-for-purpose
  • How to design, implement and interpret appropriate QC programs
  • How to identify failure and respond effectively
  • Concise reporting of QC results and compliance to reporting codes


This course is designed for geologists and mining professionals involved in the reporting, interpretation and assessment of exploration and mining projects.
AIG/AusIMM Members: $540 +GST
Non-members: $600 +GST
Eligible for 5 PD hours
SRK Consulting Perth | Level 1, 10 Richardson Street



Course Instructor:

Chris Salt
Chris has over 20 years of experience in planning, implementing, interpreting and reporting drilling and geochemical sampling programs for mineral exploration and mining. Chris has detailed knowledge of correct drilling, sampling and assay QAQC techniques necessary for interpretation and use of geological and geochemical data and for reporting resources and reserves. He has experience in regional exploration, brownfield projects, resource definition and feasibility studies across a wide range of commodities. He has excellent communication and analytical skills, along with a demonstrated track record of change and improvement.


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