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«GeoSolutions» was established in 2015 within strategy of the largest private service company – «OGK Group» (www.ogkgroup.ru) to create a Russian Consultant at the market of solid minerals.

Understanding that geological risk one of the most important and we have set the main task – to establish company focus on issues related to highly professional and complex geological assessment of deposits and support of field operations.

GeoSolutions a strong emphasis was made on building and strengthening a professional team. We do believe that experts with significant experience gained in the shall be a guarantee successful result of any company that provides consulting services in the area where investment and operational risks are measured in millions.

Client orientation, responsibility and commitment, high level of corporate standards and quality requirements, in-depth understanding of methodology and modern practice are the key principles of GeoSolutions.

The main company services are:

  • Development of strategies;
  • Geological support of field work;
  • Geological modeling;
  • Resources and reserves assessment;
  • Preparation of Scoping Study and PreFeasibility study;
  • Others

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Highland Gold Mining is an established gold producer with a world class asset base and competitive cost structure. It has strong management and operational teams, with local and international expertise, an exciting portfolio of JORC audited resources estimated at 15.1 million oz, and annual production of about 265,000 oz of gold and gold equivalents.

Highland Gold’s main operations are located in the Khabarovsk, Zabaikalsky and Chukotka regions of Russian Federation. The Company has 3 operating mines and a pipeline of promising development project and several exploration properties, one of which is located in Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia.

Highland Gold Mining Limited was incorporated in Jersey in 2002 with a vision to become the most profitable gold mining company in the region with a firm commitment towards safety, health and the environment, and social responsibility towards employees and communities. The company’s shares are traded on AIM in London under the symbol “HGM.L”.

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Kinross Gold is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Russia, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Kinross has been present in Russia since 1995 and to date is the largest foreign investor in Russia’s gold mining industry. Main Kinross assets in Russia: Kupol mine (“Chukotka Mining and Geological Company”) and Dvoinoye mine (“Northern Gold”), both located in Chukotka. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol: K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: KGC).

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Polymetal International is one of the world’s largest producers of primary silver and is one of Russia’s three largest gold mining companies. The Company’s production facilities are spread across four regions of Russia – Magadan, Chukotka, Khabarovsk and Sverdlovsk – Kazakhstan and Armenia.

Polymetal International carries out the full range of deposit development, from exploration to production. One of the key elements of the Company’s strategy is to set up large processing hubs and to position the operations around them in order to maximise staff and cost efficiencies, and to optimise return on investment.

In November 2011 Polymetal International completed its premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (Ticker: POLY).

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SRK Consulting is a global mining consultancy with more than 1250 staff located in 47 offices in 20 countries, and a fully staffed team of 40 people based in Moscow. We provide expert advice and technical support in the fields of geological modelling, resource & reserve estimation, mine design, water management, environmental and social impact, due diligence and operational efficiency.

We are the consultant of choice for companies looking for expert advice and specialist opinions. All of our Russian technical staff are trained in the latest modelling software whilst our global network enables SRK to access leading experts and to understand the best practice applied globally. Our team of Russian geologists, geotechnical engineers, hydrogeologists, mining engineers, economists, environmental and social consultants and technical translators ensures that we can provide our Client’s with face-to-face communication in Russian and an effective understanding of their needs. SRK’s office in Moscow is led by David Pearce, a mining engineer with 30 years’ experience including 11 years at world-class operations.

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AMC Consultants is a leading mining consultancy providing services to the exploration, mining, and financial industries. We work with our clients to plan new mines or improve the operations of existing mines, with a primary focus on achieving optimum output and return.
With experience gained on more than 7,500 assignments over 30 years, AMC is an expert in the business of mining. Our expertise spans mining engineering, exploration, geotechnical engineering, geology, feasibility studies, strategy optimisation, technical audits, appraisals, expert reports, and business improvement services. Our clients include mining companies, insurance companies, banks, and investors. And we now have a Branch Office in Moscow for convenient access to AMC services.


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The activity of Institute TOMS covers testworks in mineral processing, metallurgy of base and precious metals, development of Design Criteria, mining and geological audit and consulting, design of processing plants and facilities for extraction of all kinds of hard minerals, engineering works, and process maintenance.

Institute TOMS performs unique testworks using state-of-the-art equipment, collaborates with leading foreign research, engineering and consulting companies and develops design documentation at all stages. About 100 science-research work reports and 20 Design Criteria are issued annually.

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OGK Group (United Geological Company) is one of the largest independent service companies in Russia providing a full range of services for subsoil users. The company is a contractor of the leading Russian mining companies. Among the main lines of activity of OGK Group is surface drilling and drilling from underground mine workings, drilling and blasting operations, geo consulting, oilfield services. The company operates in Russia and abroad. It is in the top ten companies in the global drilling market in terms of technical equipment.

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Pavlik Gold Ore Company holds a license for search, exploration and ore gold mining at Pavlik deposit, Tenkinsky District, Magadan Region of the Russian Federation since 2007. Within 2007 – 2011 a detailed exploration of the deposit and its flanks, a considerable volume of core drilling, bulk sampling, hydrogeological, geotechnical, environmental studies and a complex of detailed geophysical works were carried out. In 2013 was prepared constant exploration conditions approved by GKZ Rosnedra with “On-Balance” reserves (C1+C2) 154.3 (t) gold. Resources of Russia P1 category estimates 61 (t) gold. Average gold grade is 2.5 g/t. Accordance with JORC, indicated resources estimates 163.5 (t) gold, inferred resources estimates 53.8 (t) gold.

At the end of 2014, started mining, and in mid-2015 was the first gold production.

In the near future the company intends to complete the preliminary exploration of the deposit Rodionovskoe”, Magadan region. In addition, the company exploration activities on the deposits “Burkhalinskoye”, “Shakhskoye”, “Utinskoye”. also Magadan region.

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With a history going back over 180 years, Wardell Armstrong and its Mining Group, WAI, is a British mining consultancy providing high-standard and value-added professional services to private and public mining companies, banks, audit and law firms, investors and government agencies.

Staffed by over 450 experts with extensive international experience in a diverse range of minerals, we operate worldwide from ten offices in the UK, Russia and Kazakhstan to help our clients get the best possible financial returns – while doing things in a sustainable, responsible way. Almost two centuries of British quality and traditions maintained by WAI make us one of the most trusted name in exploration and mining industry.

WAI provides a wide range of services from preliminary exploration planning, MRE, mine design, HSE, mine closure and financial appraisal provided at all study levels from Scoping Study through to Final Feasibility Study. In addition, WAI has been involved in many AIM and Full Board London Stock Exchange listings as well as TSX and Hong Kong.

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DMT GmbH & Co. KG is an independent engineering and consulting company active all around the world. The firm’s activities focus on the fields of mining engineering, natural resources exploration, construction and infrastructure projects, safety in buildings, product testing and measurement instrumentation in industrial settings and cokemaking technology. DMT provides consultancy services and assistance which are tailored specifically to the clients’ needs. It also provides impartial assessment or in the following six business units:

– Mining Consulting And Engineering
– Geo Engineering & Exploration
– Industial Engineering
– Process and Product Safety

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IMC Montan is an independent international mining consultancy. IMC Montan is one of the leading consulting companies in the mining sector of Russia. The Group also includes DMT GmbH & Co. (Germany), WYG Plc. (UK).

IMC Montan has been successfully operating in Russia and the CIS since 1992. Since then the Company has implemented over 500 projects for mining companies, investors and banks.

Today the Company is a recognized technical consultant and sector expert; its opinion is respected by analytical agencies, audit and valuation companies, financial institutions, mining companies and Russian state authorities.

The range of the Company’s consulting services covers all solid mineral deposits and a full cycle of the mine life.

The main areas of the Company’s services include mining and geological audit compliant with international standards, technical and technological consulting, investment feasibility studies, improvement of labour productivity, optimisation of production processes, and engineering services.

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ArtGeo supplies and delivers State-of-the-Art Geodetic equipment, services and software.

ArtGeo Company cooperates with the market leader in laser scanning systems RIEGL Company and many other manufacturers of laser scanning equipment and the development of three-dimensional modelling techniques, among which the company GEOSLAM, GeoSight, Orbit.

ArtGeo is the exclusive distributor of the company RIEGL in Russia and CIS countries.

Main Business Offerings are:

– Airborne laser scanners and scanning systems

– Unmanned airborne laser scanners and systems

– Mobile laser scanners and scanning systems

– Terrestrial laser scanners

– Industrial laser scanners

– Rangefinders

– Software for 3D modelling

Artgeo develops dealers network and partners relationships in regions of Russia and CIS.

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As a division in the Continental Corporation, ContiTech is one of the world’s leading industrial specialists. Its customers can be found in key industries such as machine and plant engineering, mining, the agricultural industry, and the automotive industry. With around 46,000 employees in 44 countries, the company uses its development and material expertise for products and systems made of rubber, polyamide, metal, textile, and electronic components to combine these with individual services. ContiTech also offers functional and design-oriented living solutions and is always searching for customer-friendly and environmentally-friendly answers – going well and truly beyond its roots as a producer of rubber products. With sales of approximately €5.5 billion (2016), this international technology partner is active with core branches in Europe, Asia, North and South America.

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EMC-Mining, LLC. is a member of the group of companies “Mining Engineering Group” (“Mining Group”, abbreviated “M-group”).

The group of participants of the group of companies allows performing works for subsoil users in a wide range of services from consulting and research works, to the development of projects for mining, processing, storage of waste and infrastructure, as well as supplies, installation and start-up of individual equipment and complete plants:

– engineering company “EMC-Mining” specialises in development of projects for mining and processing industries;
– the company “PromTrade Mining” specialises in the assembly, installation and commissioning of technological equipment of processing plants;
– research laboratory “Flotec” performs the study of the material composition of ores, technological research and development of ore enrichment technologies.

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Irkutsk research institute of precious and rare metals and diamonds (Irgiredmet) was founded in 1871. Irgiredmet provides comprehensive services to companies developing ore, placer and technogenic deposits.

The main activities of Irgiredmet include:

  • Mineral assays.
  • Research and development.
  • Design and engineering.
  • Equipment, materials and spare parts supply.
  • General engineering of processing facilities.

Irgiredmet has 7 specialized technological laboratories. It employs around 300 high-qualified specialists, including 28 candidates of sciences and 6 doctors of sciences. Over the past five years Irgiredmet has conducted analysis of about 200 deposits, developed 50 mining projects, commissioned dozens of processing plants.

Quality of Irgiredmet services is confirmed by leading Russian and international mining companies, including Vysochaishy, Polyus, UGC, Petropavlovsk, Alrosa, Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combinat, Russdragmet, Nordgold, Russian Platinum.

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Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4000 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

We have 40 experienced lawyers in Moscow, qualified to practice both Russian and English law. We are particularly strong in mining, which is evidenced by our top ranking in mining in Russia awarded by Chambers Europe 2008-2017 and Chambers Global 2011-2017.

Mining Law firm of the Year 2017, 2018
Best Lawyers in Russia

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