News & Events

AIG to launch new JORC Code webinar workshops in May

In May 2020, the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) will launch five new professional development workshops on the JORC Code. Each workshop can be presented as a webinar (two 2 hour sessions) or a face-to-face seminar (half day).  They are designed to be...

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Derisk and Coronavirus – Business (almost) as usual

After a buoyant and busy start to 2020 in the mineral industry, global market conditions have suddenly become extremely tough with the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its global spread.  Many countries have effectively closed their borders and financial...

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AIG QLD ‘QA/QC for Exploration and Mining’ seminar

Derisk is pleased to announce it is sponsoring the upcoming QA/QC for Exploration and Mining seminar being organised by the Queensland branch of the AIG.  The seminar was scheduled to be held in Brisbane on 27 March, however due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will...

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Derisk celebrates three-year milestone

Derisk celebrated its third anniversary on 1 March 2020.   We have secured over 70 engagements during that time in Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Turkey, Armenia, Sweden and Ecuador....

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Mining Geology 2019 Debrief

Derisk director Mark Berry was heavily involved in Mining Geology 2019, held in Perth in late November.  He was on the organising committee, co-authored a paper with colleagues Perry Collier and Bruce Sommerville from Rio Tinto on the importance of mining...

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Derisk to hold workshop at Mining Geology 2019

Derisk will run a full day workshop at the Mining Geology 2019 conference being held in Perth. The conference will run from 25-26 November with the workshop, titled "Geological risk in mining: Why everyone needs to understand and manage it better", being held on 24...

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Derisk achieves important milestone of 50 projects

Derisk achieved a proud milestone when it was awarded its 50th project on the 17 July. We have been engaged to undertake diverse scopes of work across a wide commodity spread in Australasia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, Europe and the Americas. Our work has included...

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Debrief #08 -Dec 2020

A Derisk Christmas message for 2020 and updates including the attainment of 100 projects, a technical note on site visits and a short article on expert reports.

Debrief #07 - Jul 2020

An update on recent work completed, professional development and a new Technical Note prepared by Mal Dorricott.

Debrief #06 - Mar 2020

Derisk is business (almost) as normal

Debrief #05- Dec 2019

Seasons Greetings from the team at Derisk Geomining Consultants.

Debrief #04- Sep 2019

Derisk has now been operating for two and a half years and continues to grow.

Debrief #03 - Dec 2018

Derisk…the year in review.

Debrief #02 - May 2018

Derisk joins acQuire Nova Network.

Debrief #01 - Mar 2018

Derisk Geomining Consultants – One Year On.

Upcoming Events

Rescheduled to mid-2021.  AIG Friday Seminar: QA/QC for Exploration and Mining – Brisbane Qld

This seminar is ideal for geologists wanting a better understanding of the importance of QA/QC procedures.  A range of talks covering procedures, systems and best practice, including case studies across exploration and mining will be presented.

24 – 26 August, 2021.  2021 Bowen Basin Symposium – Mackay Qld

In August 2021, the Bowen Basin Geologist’s Group (BBGG) will conduct its 8th Bowen Basin Symposium titled “Coal: Embracing Change and Innovation”.

15 – 20 September, 2021.  AEGC 2021 – Australian Exploration Geoscience Conference – Brisbane Qld

Under the principal conference theme of Geoscience for a Sustainable World, the AEGC technical program will have a focus on Geology, Geophysics and Geochemistry and how these are applied in exploration for both Petroleum and Mineral systems in Australasia and the wider Asia-Pacific region. The 4-day program will feature keynotes speakers, concurrent sessions, posters presentations and workshops delivered by leading experts in their respective streams.

22 – 23 March, 2022.  Internatinal Mining Geology Conference – Brisbane Qld

AusIMM’s highly successful International Mining Geology Conference returns in 2022 in a new hybrid delivery. Combining a face-to-face experience with an online component, this new delivery will offer attendees the opportunity to learn, connect and network from anywhere around the world. The conference will feature industry-leading keynotes, a high-quality technical program, exhibition and virtual booths, interactive workshops and mine site tours.