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.
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.
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.