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SOFRECO worldwide

SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.

Our clients

We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.

Our teams

SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists


Selected references
Saudi Arabia
Support to the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources (2020)
The main objective of this consultancy assignment was to support the MIMR in the alignment of the mining strategy.
Saudi Arabia
Beneficiation Plant Flowsheet Development Programme (2019)
The project aims to provide support to the Technology Providers (TP), Jesa International and Ma'aden in the development of the beneficiation plant flowsheet. The focus is on ore characterisation across the mine life span.
Mine assessment and mining plan of the El Zayat concession (2019-2021)
Phosphate mineral resource and ore reserve estimate of the El Zayat concession, Abu Tartur, Egypt.
New Caledonia
Mineral resource reporting audit (JORC compliance) (2019-2020)
Analysis of the exploration method and mineral resource estimation for nickel ore in lateritic deposits.
Audit of methods and procedures for mineral resource estimate including the benchmarking with JORC standard.
Identification of areas for improvement and preparation of recommendations.
Audit and JORC certification of nickel mineral resources in one mining license.
Saudi Arabia
Pre-feasibility study for the Phase1 PHOS 3 project: Geology and Mining (2018)
The objective of the project is to prepare the geology and mining studies for the Al Jalamid mine expansion within the PHOS-3 project:
* Resource modelling and classification, COG specification,
* Resources at least at the indicated level,
* Reserves at the probable level,
* Conceptual mine development,
* +/- 20% cost estimate for the mine and associated infrastructure.
Saudi Arabia
Mineral resource estimation of the Umm Wu’al phosphate projects (2018-2019)
Update of the global resource estimate (JORC compliant) of the Umm Wu'al exploration license:
- QA/QC analysis.
- Statistical and geostatistical analysis of the drilling data.
- Geological modelling
- Resource estimate.
Saudi Arabia
Al Jalamid exploration programme (2019)
The project aims to upgrade the resources in the Al Jalamid exploration license area n°1 to measured resources compliant with the JORC Code.
World Bank
PDGM (Mining Governance and Development Project) - Strategic study of Togo's mining sector (2019)
Objectives of the project: After an evaluation of the existing situation, the strategic study will recommend the priorities to be addressed in the sector in the short- to medium-term, and will propose the necessary modifications to be made to the operation and institutional structure.
Services to be provided:
- Proposals and recommendations aiming to improve the quality of the public service, focusing on:
a) A clear definition of the functions of each unit of the new model recommended, and of the roles and responsibilities of the institutions, in order to avoid overlaps;
b) Improved working procedures.
- Development of a strategic plan for 2017-2022 for the mining sector and of a strategic plan until 2030 for the MME, DGMD.
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