Groundsearch actively involved with multiple international exploration programs in locations as diverse as Mongolia, Cambodia and Africa, as well as operations throughout New Zealand.
We have a diverse set of capabilities, and a strong base of experience in Asia and surrounds.
Grant is a qualified person to report to ASX and TSX stock exchanges. He has sign off against JORC (Australia) amd 43101 (Canada) -- we can provide more details on request
Two key concepts are Greenfield and Brownfield. A Greenfield project refers to a brand new initiative developed from scratch, not based on any existing systems or code. It's like building on a greenfield site, land that has yet to be developed. On the other hand, a Brownfield project utilizes previously developed resources, similar to redeveloping a brownfield site, land that has been built on before. Both types of projects have their unique risks, costs, and benefits.In the exploration phase of a project, methods such as auger, trenching, and pitting are used.
Trenching and test pitting allow for shallow exploration of easily excavated rock or soil materials, enabling visual inspection of strata. This is crucial in logging profiles and selecting samples. Pitting refers to the formation of small pits in a surface due to corrosion, a factor to consider during site development.
Detailed surveys and drill target generation are part of the reconnaissance and prospecting stages of a project. These stages generate resource data with clearly defined degrees of geological assurance, which is essential for the mineral extraction process that typically begins with the G4 stage.
In conclusion, project generation involves a series of steps from idea conception to detailed exploration and target generation. Whether it's a Greenfield or Brownfield project, each stage requires careful planning, execution, and monitoring to ensure successful outcomes