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Geofield srl Advice & Services in the field of geo-resources


Geofield is a fully private company operating all

over the world in the field of geo-resources search, evaluation and mining, with his in-house staff and/or with external associates, all very experienced. The company has been incorporated on September 2006, as natural evolution of the professional activity of some free-lance geologists, operating under the same company name since 1987. At the moment the company technical personnel is constituted by four Senior Geologists and two experienced quarry masters. A Senior Professor of the Geo-resources Dept. of the Florence University is in charge of the projects’ scientific supervision and Geofield also has a strictly co-operation with the same University Geofield services in mining are guaranteed to

provide an effective support to companies seeking to increase their business in exploration and mining, offering individual specialists or complete teams for short and long term assignments Geofield provides technical, marketing expertise

and project management from initial exploration, target selection and feasibility studies through to mine evaluation, feasibility and development. Moreover expertise includes exploitation, mining and environmental planning, excavation design (open pits & underground), equipment layouts, groundwater and waste management, risk management, natural and environmental hazards, working safety and health. Due to the experience got by its associates, Geofield is also in the position to provide its clients with very skilled & updated geo-mechanical and structural studies to evaluate the stability of the exploitation fronts in the open pits as well as in the underground quarries in order to guarantee the safety of the workers and equipments. New important area of intervention, in any case related to the company main core business, is the search, location and evaluation of the construction materials for housing and building construction in As regarding Mines and Minerals Geofield provides its clients with the following services


DIMENSION MINERALS

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INDUSTRIAL

 Geological - technical survey for the evaluation of the exploitation suitability. Search, evaluation and geo-mining 

studies for dimension stones, industrial minerals and construction materials in general  Selection of the most appropriate quarrying equipments and investment plan.  Structural and geo-mechanical study of the deposits.  Evaluation of the labour risk during exploitation and planning of the Quarry Safety Plan.  Planning of the quarrying activities in the short, medium and long period and drawing of the Exploitation Plan  Quarry direction and production management.  Training of personnel (for quarrying activities or quarry management)  Marketing researches and analyses for dimension stones, industrial minerals and construction materials. Pre-feasibility and feasibility studies  APPLIED GEOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT AND WATER

 Planning and attending drilling campaign  Geological, geo-technical and geomechanical studies for civil engineering projects  Hydro-geological analyses, water well location and assistance to the well drilling.  Waste management and feasibility studies for waste facilities  Technical support to developing projects in developing countries

References Geofield clients are private, SME as well as Public Institutions; a detailed list of the main projects carried out from the company since 2006 could be seen visiting the company web site

Apart from those, it is important to remark that Geofield signed two important contracts with the Marble & Quarries Technology Center belonging to the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Egypt and a co-operation contract for the dimension stone sector with WGM Ltd, Canada and Behre Dolbear Inc. Co., Colorado, USA


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Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical assistance to the opening and exploitation of a Brown Fossil Limestone quarry

Erfoud, Morocco

The context The quarry is located in the sand desert starting east of Erfoud; in this area there were many quarries for the exploitation of a limestone level for carving and dimension stones Quarry has been opened for the production of fossil limestone blocks containing Ammonites and Belemnites.

The project Client

Demetra Italia srl, Massa, Italia

Duration

April 2005 – December 2006

Project status

Expoitation temporarely interrupted

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Location of the most suitable area for quarrying • Technical assistance to exploitation by means of periodical visit

of a Geofield srl geologist • Local personnel professional training


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical assistance to the opening and exploitation of the Kaesar Brown limestone quarry

Kesra, Tunisia

The context The quarry is located southward of the city of Siliana, at the top of calcareous plateau Exploitation is carried out on the highest portion of the stratigraphic series constituted by a limestone brown in colour due to the presence of asphalt. Quarry has been opened by local company and another one has been opened near by, even if in a different level of the limestone deposit.

The project Client

Demetra Italia srl, Massa, Italia

Duration

Aprii 2005 – March 2007

Project status

Working quarry

Description of the Geofield intervention

• Opening of the exploitation fronts • Local personnel professional training • Technical assistance to the quarry exploitation and production

management by means of the presence of a Geofield geologist for 2 weeks per month

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical assistance to the opening and exploitation of the Emerald Quartzite quarry

Mirangaba, Bahia State, Brasile

The context The quarry is located in a metamorphic quartzitic belt well known for the presence of some gold ores. Another quarry has been opened in the same belt, but material was crossed by several veins white in colour. The quarry has been opened in the eastern side of a big hill where the morphological and structural frames as well the colour of the stone will allow the exploitation more profitable

The project Client

Quema srl, Pietrasanta (LU), Italia

Duration

July 2006 – September 2007

Project status

Working quarry by local management

Description of the Geofield intervention

• Location of the exploitation site • Technical assistance to the opening of the quarry • Technical assistance to the quarry exploitation by means of the

periodic presence of a Geofield geologist (1 week every 40 days) and the permanent presence of a Geofield quarry master (4 months after the opening of the first quarry front)

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical economical feasibility study on some marble deposit in the Yen Bai and Vinh provinces

Viet Nam

The context The Indian client was interest to find a source for the production of white marble block to be processed in Viet Nam and exported to India and to far east countries. The sites were selected on the basis of their geological and chemical characteristics in order to be used as dimension stones as well as high quality calcium carbonate to be used as filler in the paper industry

The project Client

Alliance Minerals PVT Ltd, Chennai, India

Duration

September 2006 – January 2007

Project status

Quarry not yet opened, processing plant already operative

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Location, of the most suitable sites for quarrying • Geological and structural field survey, technical and economical

feasibility study on the 4 most suitable site for quarrying • Mapping and sampling of the 4 selected sites, laboratory analyses on samples


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Pre feasibility study of a blue calcite deposit

Madagascar

The context The blue calcite deposit located in the centre of the country is well known since many years and a local firm already start with an artisanal exploitation for calcium carbonate production. Field work was mostly addressed to verify the consistency of the deposit in order to start with an industrial exploitation of the resource for the production of high quality calcium carbonate.

The project Client

Madagascar Investment Co., Antananarivo, Madagascar

Duration

January 2007 – June 2007

Project status

Drilling campaign and opening of a trial quarry not yet carried out

Description of the Geofield intervention

• Location of the most promising areas for quarrying • Field geological and structural study, mapping of the most

interesting sites, sampling and laboratory test on samples, location of the boreholes to be drilled and location of the trail quarry pit to be opened.

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical & commercial evaluation of some granite deposit and quarries in order to select the most suitable for quarrying

Andhra Pradesh State, India

The context As soon the client ended the building of a processing plant it decided to start with the opening of some granite quarries belonging to the company . Geofield was charged with the tusk of the selection of the most promising site among those already selected in the Andhra Pradesh State by the technical staff of the company.

The project Client

Alliance Minerals PVT Ltd, Chennai, India

Duration

February 2007 – March 2007

Project status

One quarry of Black galaxy granite has been opened

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Field geological and structural survey, sampling and production

of polished samples for each visited site • Technical and commercial evaluation carried out on 7 granite deposits (virgin sites) and 3 existing granite quarries


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Safety & Security Project Plan (DSS – DLgs 626/94 e 624/96) for two granite quarries

Elba island, Italy

The context Following the changes of the law concerning the Safety & Security of the operator in the working site, Geofield was requested to update the existing documentation in order to be in accordance with the law.

The project Client

Coop. F. Corridoni srl, S. Piero in Campo (LI), Italy

Duration

May 2007 – July 2007

Project status

Completed

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Acquiring of the field data regarding equipments noise, air

pollution, dust presence, vibration analyses during the quarry working phases and their elaboration for two granite quarries named Pozzondoli and Beneforti


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical and commercial evaluation of some deposits of dimension stone and industrial mineral

Madagascar

The context The client decided to investigate the potentiality of dimension stone, industrial minerals, chromites and graphite in the country, for that reason a team of Indian geologist start sampling and mapping the country. Geofield srl was charged to organize and coordinate the field job of the geologist team for what concerning dimension stones and industrial minerals (bauxite, mica and kaolin)

The project Client

Alliance Minerals Madagascar PVT Ltd, Antananarivo, Madagascar

Duration

June 2007 – November 2007

Project status

Field job completed, development of the project in stand-by

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Organization and coordination of the field job • Selection of the most interesting areas and targets on the basis

of the existing data • Evaluation of the field job outcomes


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical and economical evaluation of some marble and granite deposits

NWF Province, Pakistan

The context IML belong to a big industrial group and has been created for the development of the dimension stone sector. After the opening of the first quarry the company decided to investigate many other deposits already selected by a local geologist in order to start a more developed production of raw blocks for the national and international market of dimension stones

The project Client

Indus Mining Ltd, Lahore, Pakistan

Duration

June 2007 – September 2007

Project status

One granite quarry is already opened and a marble quarry will be opened soon

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Field geological and structural survey, sampling, boreholes

drilling and preparation of polished samples of the material coming from 4 black granite deposits and 2 marble deposits • Technical & commercial evaluation of the investigated materials


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Project for the production of ceramic raw material (K/Na feldspar) from the waste of a Sardinian granite quarry

Italy

The context Geofield srl carried out a detailed sampling and laboratory tests of all the existing Sardinian granite quarries in order to find the best quality for the production of feldspar. Scope of the project is the production of an medium – high quality raw material for ceramic using the waste of the existing Sardinian granite quarry

The project Client

Mistral Graniti srl, Olbia, Italia Geofield srl, San Miniato, Italia

Duration

September 2007 – October 2008

Project status

Project in stand-by due to the ceramic sector crisis

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Field geological study, sampling of different type of granites

from the waste areas, laboratory test . • Selection of the most interesting material, detailed study of the deposit and evaluation of reserves, detailed laboratory tests and preparation of the first quantity of the sellable product • Technical and commercial evaluation of the final product


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical evaluation of some marble deposits in order to select the most promising for the opening of a quarry

Turkey and Ethiopia

The context Classic Marble is the biggest marble importer of India and decided to open a marble quarry belonging to the company so to have the exclusivity on its proper material. Geofield srl has been charged to carry out the field survey in order to select the best deposit where to open the quarry among those already selected by the company commercial management

The project Client

Classic Marble Impex Ltd, Mumbai, India

Duration

April 2008 – August 2008

Project Status

Field job completed, a marble quarry has been opened in Ethiopia

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Field geological and structural survey, sampling, drilling of

boreholes and preparation of polished samples on 11 deposits in Turkey and 3 in Ethiopia • Technical and commercial evaluation of the investigated deposits


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Drawing-up of the security plan for the historical “Giallo Siena” quarry

Italy

The context Granital srl acquired recently the property of the historical “Giallo Siena” quarry from which were exploited the marbles for many ancient monuments and churches around the city of Siena. The quarry is visited by many tourist and Geofield srl requested to study and drawn up the security plan for the quarry in order to allow visitors to a safety exploration

The project Client

Granital srl, Colle Val d’Elsa (SI), Italia

Duration

September 2008 –

Project status

project in stand-by waiting for a sector law approval

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Geological, structural and geo-mechanical field survey of the

quarry • Drawing-up of the 3D topographic map • Drawing-up of the security and rehabilitation plan of the quarry


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical assistance to the “AAA” black granite quarry exploitation

NWF Province, Pakistan

The context IML belong to a big industrial group and has been created for the development of the dimension stone sector. The most suitable deposits for quarrying were inspected by Geofield srl and a granite quarry has been opened in one of them. IML requested to Geofield srl to provide the needed technical assistance for the rational and updated exploitation of the quarry

The project Client

Indus Mining Ltd, Lahore, Pakistan

Duration

August 2008 – August 2011

Project status

Completed project

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Structural survey aimed to determine the direction of the quarry

fronts • Technical assistance to the exploitation carried out by means the continuative presence of a Geofield quarry master and the periodical visit (1 week every 2 months) of a geologist • Lay out and drawing up of the exploitation plan


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical and commercial evaluation of some granite deposits

Orissa State, India

The context The Client decided to enter in the market of dimension stone blocks with an ambitious project: the opening of 2 black granite quarries, 2 white granite quarries and 1 yellow granite quarry. The Client got the exploitation rights in many virgin deposits and charged Geofield srl to carry out the field survey in order to select the quarries to be opened

The project Client

Sri Ravinandan Mineralss, Chennai, India

Duration

September 2008 – February 2009

Duration

Field job completed, opening of the quarry in stand-by

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Geological and structural field survey, sampling, drilling

campaign and polishing of samples carried out on 16 granite deposits • Technical and commercial evaluation of the investigated materials


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Evaluation of the outcomes of a drilling and seismic campaign carried out in the Black Galaxy granite quarry

Andhra Pradesh State, India

The context After the opening of the quarry on the basis of the Geofield srl suggestion, the client decided to start a deep investigation of the area in order to plan the commercial strategies. Drilling and seismic campaign were carried out by local geologist, but Geofield srl was charged with the evaluation of the campaign outcomes.

The project Client

Alliance Minerals PVT Ltd, Chennai, India

Duration

February 2008 – March 2008

Project status

Completed

Description of the Geofield intervention

• Detailed inspection of the core at the quarry site. • Analyses of the outcomes of the seismic campaign. • Drawing up of the stratigraphic situation of the area surrounding

the existing Black Galaxy granite quarry

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical assistance to the exploitation of the yellow limestone quarry in Ras El Garib

Egypt

The context A field survey aimed to evaluated the possibility of upgrading the exploitation of the quarries was carried out by Geofield, in cooperation with CEM, during last February 2009. Following the outcomes of that report, Geofield and CEM are requested to provide a long term technical assistance to the management of the 4 quarries located in the Ras el Garib area

The project Client

Sinai Marble, Cairo, Egitto

Duration

November 2009 – December 2010

Project status

Completed project

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Structural survey aimed to determine the direction of the quarry

fronts • Technical assistance to the exploitation carried out by means the continuative presence of a Geofield quarry master and the periodical visit (1 week every 2 months) of a geologist • Lay out and drawing up of the exploitation plan


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical assistance to the exploitation of the Galala limestone quarry

Egypt

The context A field survey aimed to evaluated the possibility of upgrading the exploitation of the quarries was carried out by Geofield, in cooperation with CEM, during last February 2009. Following the outcomes of that report, Geofield and CEM are requested to provide a long term technical assistance to the management of the limestone quarry located in the Galala area

The project Client

Sinai Marble, Cairo, Egitto

Duration

April 2009 – April 2011

Project status

Completed project

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Structural survey aimed to determine the direction of the quarry

fronts • Technical assistance to the exploitation carried out by means the continuative presence of a Geofield quarry master and the periodical visit (1 week every 2 months) of a geologist • Lay out and drawing up of the exploitation plan


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical assistance to the baseline study on the Nigerian dimension stone industry

Nigeria

The context Nigeria is well known in the market of dimension stone and many foreigners went there opening some granite quarry. World Bank and Ministry of Mines asked to have a detailed and updated photograph of the dimension stone situation in the country. Due to the lack of time the project has been limited to some states of Nigeria, but its extension will be approved soon.

The project Client

Wo.D.A. srl, Padova, Italia World Bank and Ministry of Mines and Steel Development of Nigeria

Duration

February 2009 – June 2009

Project status

completed

Description of the Geofield intervention

• Location of the dimension stone quarries and deposits in Nigeria • Technical and commercial evaluation of the materials • Organization of a workshop on dimension stone sector

addressed to the private entrepreneurs and public institutions

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical assistance to the exploitation of the Galala limestone quarry

Egypt

The context A field survey aimed to evaluated the possibility of upgrading the exploitation of the quarries was carried out by Geofield, in cooperation with CEM, during last February 2009. Following the outcomes of that report, Geofield and CEM are requested to provide a long term technical assistance to the management of the limestone quarry located in the Galala area

The project Client

Al Gazeera Marble, Cairo, Egitto

Duration

February 2009 – September 2009

Project status

Completed project

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Structural survey aimed to determine the direction of the quarry

fronts • Technical assistance to the exploitation carried out by means the periodical visit (1 week every 2 months) of a geologist belonging to Geofield • Lay out and drawing up of the exploitation plan


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Pre-feasibility study of a Baryte deposit, Nasarawa State

Nigeria

The context Asada group is already involved in granite exploitation and also have some exploitation right on some industrial mineral deposits. Geofield srl was charged to carry out the feasibility study of one barite deposit located in Nasarawa.

The project Client

Asada Group, Abuja, Nigeria

Duration

June 2009 – October 2009

Project status

completed

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Geological and structural field survey of the barite dike as well

as the surrounding rocks; preliminary evaluation of the reserves • Sampling, laboratory tests and evaluation of the barite quality. • Planning of the future exploitation method


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Geological and structural field survey on the limestone deposit of Kesra (Tunisia) and Oued Amlil -Taza (Morocco)

Morocco and Tunisia

The context The exploitation of the limestone quarry of Kesra has been started in 2005 with the Geofield srl technical assistance. Actually the same company is starting with the exploitation of a new quarry in Morocco and decided to charge Geofield srl with the geological studies needed for the opening of the quarry and to reduce waste in Tunisia

The project Client

Demetra Italia srl, Massa, Italia

Duration

August 2009 – October 2009

Project status

Completed

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Geological, structural and geo-mechanical field survey of both

deposits aimed to located the most productive direction of the quarry fronts in order to reduce waste .


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Hydric emergency on the eastern side of the Elba island (LI)

Italy

The context Among the many public intervention for solving the problem of the lack of water in the Elba Island, Geofield srl has been charged by the Province administration and the pipe line management with the census of all the existing water sources, both underground and superficial, in 4 municipalities (Rio Marina, Porto Azzurro, Rio Elba and Capoliveri).

The project Client

ASA SpA, Livorno Amm.ne Provinciale di Livorno,

Duration

May 2007 – November 2007

Project status

Completed

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Existing wells research and census, data elaboration and

location of the most interesting acquifer • Location of new areas where start a campaign for new wells drilling


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical and commercial evaluation of the dimension stone historically exploited as ornamental stones in a disused quarry

Frabosa Sottana, Cuneo (Italy)

The context The Monregalese marble basin represented in the past the most important marble basin of Piedmont Region in Italy; deposits of white marble, blacks and grays are already exploited since Roman times. In the Frabosa Sottana territory there are many abandoned mining areas of materials which are ornamental stone regarded as historical resources. The restarting of mining activities, for productive purposes or environmental restoration of the mining area, fit into the enhancement of important historical stone resources.

The Project Client

Frabosa Sottana Municipality (CU) - Italy

Duration

Giugno – Settembre 2008

Project status Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Definition of the existing emergencies on the quarry areas and

of the planning and regulatory framework. • Identification and characterization of disused mining sites • Identification and technical-commercial evaluation of the ornamental stones historically exploited and volumetric estimate of the potential residual deposits • Directions for future exploitation of the deposits: methodology of exploitation and excavation techniques


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Evaluation & beneficiation of the quarry raw materials of the construction buildings industry practices in Egypt

Egitto

The context IMC (Industrial Modernization Centre) of Egypt financed a project aimed to evaluate “the state of the art” of non ferrous minerals utilized by the construction sector of Egypt. Tender was won by WGM, a Canadian consultancy company, who request the intervention of Geofield for the dimension stone and construction material sectors Unfortunately the project has been interrupted due to the Egyptian revolution.

The Project Client

WGM Co., Toronto, Canada

Duration

November 2009 – december 2010

Project status

interrupted

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Analysis of the dimension stone and construction materials

sectors in Egypt • Identification of the “bottle necks” in the investigated sectors and evaluation of the solutions to bypass them


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Kingstone marble project – CPR of the Jiangyou limestone dimension stone project for the IPO in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

China

The context The client decided to attract investment to his project through the IPO in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Behre Dolbear, the oldest consulting company in the mining sector, was charged with CPR issuing. Thanking to the wide experience in the dimension stone sector gained by Geofield in this field, Behre Dolbear requested his intervention for the dimension stone project evaluation .

The Project Client

Behre Dolbear Inc. Denver, Colarado, USA

Duration

June 2010 – September 2010

Project status

Completed

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Geo mining field survey and economical evaluation of the

deposit and of the processing phases in order to verify the feasibility of the project


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical assistance to the exploitation of a white marble quarry in the Buner valley, NWF province

Pakistan

The context IML is a branch of a giant industrial group of companies mostly involved in the agri – food sector. The company is already managing the exploitation of a black granite quarry and decided to open a marble quarry to increase the range of material offered to its clients. Following the positive performances gained in the black granite quarry management, Geofield has been charged with the technical management of the exploitation

The Project Client

Indus Mining Ltd, Lahore, Pakistan

Duration

October 2010 – Augost 2011

Project status

Project interrupted due to local political problems

Description of the Geofield intervention

• Location of the area to be destined to exploitation • Technical assistance to exploitation carried out by means of the

permanent presence of a quarry master and a periodical presence of a geologist, both belonging to Geofield • Planning of the exploitation phases and drawing up of the exploitation plan

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical assistance to the exploitation of two white marble quarries in Luc Yen and Qui Hop

Viet Nam

The context Technical co-operation between Alliance Minerals of India and Geofield started before many years ago. Geofield has been charged by the client with the specific tusk of improving the productivity of both quarries reducing the high quantity of waste produced by the Indian management

The Project Client

Viet Nam Alliance Minerals, Hanoi, Viet Nam

Duration

January 2011 – Augost 2011

Project status

Project completed

Description of the Geofield intervention

• Location of the area to be destined to exploitation • Technical assistance to exploitation carried out by means of the

permanent presence of two quarry masters and the periodical presence of a geologist, all belonging to Geofield

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical assistance to the exploitation of three limestone quarries in Oman

Sultanate of Oman

The context Client started the quarry exploitation since many months, but results in term of quantity and quality were very poor. Geofield has been charged by the client with the specific tusk of to locate the new quarries to be opened and to improve the quality and the quantity of the blocks produced from the existing limestone quarry and destined to the processing plant belonging to the client.

The Project Client

Gulf Mining Minerals LLC, Muscate, Sultanate of Oman

Duration

January 2011 – September 2011

Project status

Project completed

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Geo-mining field survey of the deposit to be destined to

exploitation and identification of the quarry front direction • Technical assistance to exploitation carried out by means of the permanent presence of a quarry master and the periodical presence of a geologist, both belonging to Geofield


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical training for dimension stone quarrying operators in Nigeria

Federal Repubblic of Nigeria

The context The training course has been organised in order to provide the Nigerian dimension stone operators with the basic information about the management of the sector The training course has been developed with some theoretical meetings and two practical session in the field one week each in two local quarries: the first one near Kaduna, the latter near to Llorin

The Project Client

Internazionale Marmi & Macchine SpA, Carrara, Italy

Duration

June 2011 – September 2011

Project status

Project completed

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Technical training course focussed on the exploitation methods

and equipments carried out in a granite quarry located near Kaduna and in a marble quarry located near Llorin


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical assistance to the exploitation of a black granite quarry in Obudu

Federal Republic of Nigeria

The context In the beginning the quarry was opened in order to create employment in the area, place of birth of the two owners of the company. After the production of the first blocks, some Italian customers consider the material interesting for the international market of the dimension stones and AMEL Mining decided to charge Geofield with the technical management of the exploitation

The Project Client

Amel Minerals Co. Ltd, Obudu, Nigeria

Duration

August 2011 -

Project status

On going project

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Location of the area to be destined to exploitation • Technical assistance to exploitation carried out by means of the

permanent presence of a quarry master and a periodical presence of a geologist, both belonging to Geofield • Planning of the exploitation phases and drawing up of the exploitation plan


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Technical and economical feasibility study on KFeldspar, Diatomite, Dolomite, Calcium Carbonate and Barite deposits

Algeria

The context Since the end of 1960 ENOF, the State company for not metallic mineral management, financed so many studies in order to verify consistency and quality of their industrial mineral deposits. Geofield won an international tender aimed to provide the client with a final reply to their question under a technical and economical point of view

The Project Client

ENOF SpA, Alger, Algeria

Duration

September 2011 -

Project status

On going project

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Collection and review of all the existing data • Planning of all the test needed to evaluate consistency and

quality of the deposits • Identification of the best use for each commodity, market analysis, lay out of the treatment plants • Identification of potential partners


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Naigai Mining project – CPR of the marble and granite quarries development project for the IPO in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

China

The context The client decided to attract investment to his project through the IPO in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Behre Dolbear, the oldest consulting company in the mining sector, was charged with CPR issuing. Thanking to the wide experience in the dimension stone sector gained by Geofield in this field, Behre Dolbear requested his intervention for the dimension stone project evaluation .

The Project Client

Behre Dolbear Inc. Denver, Colarado, USA

Duration

October 2011

Project status

On going project

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Geo mining field survey and economical evaluation of the

deposit and of the processing phases in order to verify the feasibility of the project


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Due Diligence on the Shine project; Medmar Marble quarry

Turkey

The context A Chinese client decided to purchase a relevant number of shares of the Turkish company that is managing the quarry, one of the biggest of the world. On behalf of Medmar, Goldman Sachs bank charged Behre Dolbear with the issuing of a Due Diligence report. Thanking to the wide experience in the dimension stone sector gained by Geofield in this field, Behre Dolbear requested his intervention for the dimension stone project evaluation

The Project Client

Behre Dolbear Inc. Denver, Colarado, USA

Duration

November 2011 – June 2012

Project status

Completed project

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Geo mining field survey and economical evaluation of the

deposit and of the processing phases in order to verify the feasibility of the project


Geofield srl Consulenze & servizi nel settore delle geo-risorse

Jiangxi Jueshi marble project – CPR of the limestone mining project for the IPO in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

China

The context The client decided to attract investment to his project through the IPO in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Behre Dolbear, the oldest consulting company in the mining sector, was charged with CPR issuing. Thanking to the wide experience in the dimension stone sector gained by Geofield in this field, Behre Dolbear requested his intervention for the dimension stone project evaluation .

The Project Client

Behre Dolbear Inc. Denver, Colarado, USA

Duration

December 2011 – May 2012

Project status

Completed project

Description of the Geofield intervention

Geofield srl Via Volta, 34a - 56028 San Miniato Basso (PI) Tel & fax: +39 0571 418231 email: info@geofield.it

• Geo mining field survey and economical evaluation of the

deposit and of the processing phases in order to verify the feasibility of the project

Catalogo Geofield ingl 2012  

Una catalogo in cui sono racchiusi tutti i lavori di Geofield.

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