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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

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


Selected references
Saudi Arabia
Mineral Resource Estimate and Mining Study for the PHOS-3 Project (2020)
The objective of the project was to carry out a mineral resource estimate and mining study as part of MA'ADEN's project feasibility study: PHOS-3 phase 1. Two scenarios were analysed: 4.5 Mt RoM per year and 9 Mt RoM per year.
Saudi Arabia
Technical support for phosphate project development (2018-2020)
The objective of this assignment was to provide technical and management support to Ma'aden Phosphate in the development of phosphate projects through three sets of actions:
1. Technical support to the SBU team;
2. Office support;
3. Field support.
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
Independent review of the 2020 JORC Ore Reserves and Mineral Resources Reports for the Al Khabra Mine (2020)
SOFRECO is drafting Independent Review Reports (mid-year and end-year) and is signing off on the 2020 JORC Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves Reports for the Al Khabra mine.
The mineral resources and ore reserves are being reported by MWSPC under the Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Minerals Resources and Ore Reserves, the JORC Code (2012 edition), for the period ending 31 December 2020 (January to September with actual data, and October to December with forecasted data).
Saudi Arabia
Assessment of the Al Khabra deposit (2020)
The assessment of the Al Khabra deposit to supply the raw materials for the SADIG industrial development.
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
Phosphate-3 Project Complimentary Fieldwork (2018-2019)
Design, supervision and studies for the complementary works of the PHOS-3 project:
- One Trial Mining Cut (TMC) for the characterisation of the UMW4-5 deposit, including drill and blast, digging tests, equipment performance, bulk sampling (app. 60 t of ore), transportation for crushing and milling tests, in-situ bulk density, moisture content and Point Load Test (PLT - optional) as well as geological logging and sampling.
- Reverse Circulation (RC) drilling as part of grade control.
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.
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