Competences and Services

The German International Consulting Group renders special consulting services in the mining industry, especially in the fields of coal, lignite, potash, magnesium, rock salt, hard rock and industrial minerals.
Member companies also provide consulting services related to special services like shaft sinking, tunnelling and contract mining, including mining systems, equipment manufacturing, and environmental services.

The member companies, from big mining groups and from companies specialized in shaft sinking, and their key experts form the German International Consulting Group.The extensive know-how within the expert pool is provided all over the globe.

The services comprise all stages of mining, processing of raw materials, transport and infrastructural matters, the whole life cycle of resources:

Exploration and Mine Planning

  • Mapping, geology, hydrology, mine modelling
  • Soil and rock mechanical investigations
  • Market analysis, technical and bankable feasibility studies, mining economic and financial analysis
  • Draft of Mining law and legal basis for the whole cycle from mining to reclamation
  • Environmental impact analysis
  • Infrastructual questions including mine development
  • Planning and implementation of geo-scientific information systems: data base and digital maps (geology, commodities, bore holes, monitoring, mines, processing plants, smelters, contamined sites, soil science, hydrology, agriculture, forestry…)

Mining, processing and transport

  • Technical and economical evaluation
  • Evaluation of existing infrastructure
  • Consulting in order to increase efficiency, to optimize processes, to lower costs, and provision of key professionals
  • Restructuring of mines, companies and whole industries
  • Contract mining
  • Consulting for optimizing environmental protection, mine and health safety
  • Consulting, planning and implementation of shaft sinking and drilling, tunnelling and freezing
  • Assistance in investment decision

Closing of mines and mining areas, recultivation and monitoring

  • Reclamation, recultivation
  • Closing of deep and surface mines
  • Flooding of final voids and underground mines, including monitoring control of water quality
  • Consulting in soil protection, emission control and radiation monitoring
  • Handling of waste and its disposal, including radioactive waste
  • Development of monitoring programs for environmental protection
  • Planning of waste deposits and building of disposal sites

Special services

  • Analysis of mining areas and evaluation of the mining industry in special selected countries
  • Land use planning, conflict analysis, development of conflict solution strategies, with special regard to mining
  • Consulting in the fields of mineral and energetic raw materials
  • Training in the above named fields, including management consultancy, legislation and public relations
  • Assistance during tendering and procurement processes
  • Strategy Analysis
  • Concepts of power generation including power plant technologies
  • Collection and processing of geo-scientific data and data Organization in data bases