SGS and Snowden in minerals sector geometallurgy cooperation agreement
SGS and Snowden a Co-operation Agreement to provide an integrated geometallurgical methodology to the minerals sector. This solution aims to deliver to mining companies a better understanding of their orebodies by enhancing the technical data set through all the stages of orebody development.This collaboration is grounded in the complementary services offered globally by each company and combines market leading technical expertise, operational excellence and proven delivery mechanisms.The agreement will be managed on a non-exclusive basis and does not affect services currently provided independently by either firm.Snowden is a provider of consulting services, technology solutions and technical training to the mining and related sectors. Since inception in 1978, Snowden has grown a substantial global footprint with offices in Australia, South Africa, Canada, Brazil and the UK. It is a subsidiary of Downer EDI.SGS is a global market-leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognised as a global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 59,000 employees, SGS operates a network of 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.