scoping study

scoping study

n
a preliminary study to define the scope of a project
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has recently completed a scoping study of the viability of bacterial leaching of concentrate from its Vizcachitas copper-molybdenum porphyry project in Chile.
Perth, Australia, July 16, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - Equatorial Resources Limited (ASX:EQX) is pleased to announce that the completed Scoping Study for its 100% owned Mayoko-Moussondji Iron Project ("Mayoko-Moussondji" or "the Project") in the south-west of the Republic of Congo ("ROC") has delivered excellent results.
First Point Minerals reported Cliffs Natural Resources Exploration Canada has committed to completing a scoping study on the Decar nickel-iron alloy project in central British Columbia, thereby earning Cliffs a 51% interest in the property.
Equatorial's Project Management team under the supervision of Mr Rainer Dreier has completed the feasibility studies and design work for the Scoping Study for Mayoko-Moussondji.
Rio Narcea Gold mines has completed an internal scoping study at its Aguablanca Ni-Cu-PGM project in southwestern Spain and is proceeding with a final feasibility study.
Peak has updated the December 2012 Scoping Study and preliminary economic assessment to reflect the significant improvements in costs and option to increase production as a result of recent positive beneficiation test work results and a higher grade and increased Mineral Resource for the weathered Bastnaesite Zone at Ngualla.
Darwin, Australia, April 22, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - Rum Jungle Resources Limited (ASX:RUM) is pleased to announce completion of its scoping study and preliminary economic assessment of the Barrow Creek 1 Phosphate Project, located in the Northern Territory.