CIM Cost Estimation Guidelines for Mineral Projects Industry Round Table Session

Tuesday, May 2 | 11:00 | Room 512E

One of the chief roles and mandates of CIM is to develop and maintain technical excellence and knowledge of the mining industry. The Standards, Guidelines and Leading Practices Directorate was formed in 2022 to oversee and encourage the creation of mining documents.


The CIM Cost Estimation for Mineral Projects Guidelines (CEG) is the newest focus of this group. This document will describe the overall concepts and procedures to effectively manage the cost estimating activities involved in a mineral project in accordance with industry-accepted leading practices, standards, and guidelines.


Samantha Espley

, Stantec

Lawrence D. Smith

, Lawrence, Devon, Smith & Associates

Jacqueline Allison

Mineral Economist and Mining Analyst,

Ross Pritchard

Technical Director of Mining, Teck Resources Ltd.

Gary M. Poxleitner

Principal Mining Consultant, SRK Consulting

Kevin Niemela

Patrick Hudd

Corporate Manager – International, Cementation