In a world of globalization, technology advancement, increasing regulation and fluctuating markets, exploration and mining face more complex challenges than ever before.
To help you meet these challenges, FIRST offers an extensive range of services that covers exploration, plant design and engineering, production, industrial applications and decommissioning and closure. As your strategic partner, we provide testing, technology, trade services and consulting to help deliver more growth and lean efficiencies, improve your speed to market and reduce risk. Our industry experts can help you make the most of market developments and advances in technology, enabling you to maximize opportunities and stay ahead of your competitors.
To meet the challenges of this dynamic sector, we are constantly expanding our service offering across our global network of industry experts and cutting-edge facilities – delivering competitive advantage to you at every stage.
Expert services from a committed industry player
At the exploration stage, we offer a wide variety of services, including geochemical testing, resource calculations and Technical Reports, geometallurgy, scoping studies and flowsheet development, piloting and environmental services. Our specialists are on hand to advise you the most suitable technologies for your project and provide data and flowsheets to help progress your project.
For start-up and operational mines, FIRST provides a comprehensive suite of services covering on-site laboratories, water treatment, commissioning and in-plant operational support, process consulting, debottlenecking, equipment optimization and expert systems.
In the feasibility and pre-production stages, our technical experts combine metallurgical expertise with our experience in plant design and engineering to deliver on-time, proven and cost effective solutions for small-scale plant upgrades, retrofits, greenfield and brownfield projects.
Our inspection and sampling services support both buyers and sellers of high value cargos. We carry out cargo and carrying vessel inspection, stockpile monitoring equipment testing and commercial analysis.
In addition to providing a full range of standard analysis and testing services, we can supply state-of-the-art mobile laboratories and even install and staff on-site laboratories to give you your own customized testing facilities – anywhere in the world.
Contact us today to find out how our extensive range of services could be helping you.