Ignatov & Company Group - Mining - Business ConsultingWe provide Business Consulting services to global miners with presence (current or prospective) in emerging markets as well as to local mining operators. We focus our services to mining in:

Here is what we can cover doing consulting work in the mining segment:

  • Coalmining
    • Thermal coal
    • Coking coal
    • Coal washing (enrichment)
  • Metal ores
    • Iron (magnetite, hematite, pyrrhosiderite, siderite, chamosite, limonite, etc.)
    • Aluminium (bauxite, aluminosilicate, alunite, nepheline, etc.)
    • Barium (barite, celestine, witherite, mackayite, etc.)
    • Beryllium (beryl, chrysoberyl, herderite, phenacite, bertrandite, etc.)
    • Bismuth (bismuthine, bismuthite, bismalith, joseite, cosalite, etc.)
    • Cadmium (chalcopyrite, chalcocite, smithsonite, zincite, sphalerite, galena, etc.)
    • Calcium ores (calcite, karstenite, anhydrite, fluorite, fluorspar, etc.)
    • Cesium (lepidolite, pollucite, biotite, etc.)
    • Chrome (chromite, chromspinelide, magnochromite, chrompicotite, alumochromite, olivine, peridot, etc.)
    • Cobalt (cobaltpentlandite, cobaltine, cobaltite, skutterudite, etc.)
    • Copper (native copper, chalcopyrite, chalcocite, chalcosine, etc.)
    • Hafnium (zircon, hafnon, baddeleyite, etc.)
    • Lead (galena, cerussite, chalcopyrite, pyrite, barite, etc.)
    • Lithium (spodumene, triphane, lepidolite, etc.)
    • Magnesium (magnesite, brucite, bischofite, dolomite, carnallite, etc.)
    • Manganese (pyrolusite, hausmannite, brucite, manganite, etc.)
    • Mercury (cinnabar, sphalerite, metacinnabarite, vermilion, etc.)
    • Molybdenum (molybdenite, scheelite, wulfenite, molybdite, jordisite, etc.)
    • Nickel (niccolite, pentlandite, pyrrhotite, pyrrhotine, millerite, chalcopyrite, etc.)
    • Niobium (niobite, columbite, loparite, pyrochlore, etc.)
    • Potassium (sylvine, sylvite, sylvinite, carnallite, etc.)
    • Rhenium (molybdenite, rheniite, dzheskazganite, etc.)
    • Rubidium (lepidolite, rubicline, carnallite, sylvite, sylvinite, spodumene, triphane, etc.)
    • Strontium (wollastonite, apatite, celestine, celestite, strontianite, donneyite, etc.)
    • Tantalum (tantalite, betafite, sphene, loparite, pyrochlore, ilmenorutile, etc.)
    • Tin (cassiterite, stannolite, stannine, stannite, magnetite, ilmenite, etc.)
    • Titanium (ilmenite, rutile, loparite, anatase, titanite, perovskite, etc.)
    • Tungsten (ferberite, huebnerite, wolframite, scheelite, etc.)
    • Vanadium (descloizite, vanadite, vanadinite, nontronite, ilmenite, rutile, etc.)
    • Zinc (sphalerite, zincite, wurtzite, spiauterite, barite, chalcopyrite, pyrite, galena, etc.)
    • Zirconium (zircon, baddeleyite, monazite, catapleite, eudialyte, etc.)
  • Precious metal ores
    • Native gold (primary and alluvial)
    • Gold ores
    • Native silver
    • Silver ores
    • Native platinum (isoferroplatinum, tetraferroplatinum, etc.)
    • Platinum ores (dunite, tilaite, troctolite, sperrylite, cooperite, clinopyroxene, etc.)
    • Native palladium
    • Palladium ores (pyrite, chalcopyrite, pyrrhotine, olivinite, clinopyroxene, etc.)
    • Native rhodium
    • Rhodium ores (pyrite, chalcopyrite, pyrrhotine, laurite, etc.)
    • Native iridium
    • Iridium ores (pyrite, chalcopyrite, pyrrhotine, dunite, iridosmine, osmiridium, etc.)
    • Native ruthenium
    • Ruthenium ores (pyrite, chalcopyrite, pyrrhotine, etc.)
    • Native osmium
    • Osmium ores (pyrite, chalcopyrite, pyrrhotine, dunite, etc.)
  • Metalloid ores
    • Antimony (antimonite, galena, berthierite, tetradymite, stibnite, etc.)
    • Arsenic (arsenopyrite, mispickel, dalarnite, arsenblende, auripigment, etc.)
    • Boron (borax, boracite, hydroboracite, inderborite, colemanite, etc.)
    • Germanium (sphalerite, chalcopyrite, coal, germanite, etc.)
    • Tellurium (chalcopyrite, chalcocite, chalcosine, hessite, savodinskite, etc.)
    • Selenium (chalcopyrite, chalcocite, chalcosine, galena, pyrite, etc.)
    • Silicon (silica, quartz, silicates)
  • Precious stones
    • Raw diamonds
    • Other precious stones
    • Semiprecious stones
    • Decoration stone (malachite, lazurite, rock crystal, etc.)
  • Industrial minerals
    • Cryolite ores
    • Halite (rock salt)
    • Sodium Chloride
    • Basalt
    • Natural abrasives (pumice stone, emery, natural corundum, etc.).
    • Vermiculite
    • Gypsum
    • Feldspar
    • Fluorspar
    • Leucite
    • Limestone
    • Syenite
    • Pegmatite
    • Dolomite
    • Natural quartz
    • Graphite
    • Construction sand
    • Talc ores (steatite) and crushed talk
    • Mica ores, mica powder, muscovite, phlogopite (amber mica)
    • Quartz sand
    • Chrysotile-asbestos and amphibolite asbestos
    • Bitumen
    • Kaolin
    • Refractory clays
    • Sulfur (native, pyrite, chalcopyrite, sphalerite, barite, Glauber's salt, etc.)
    • Pyrite (mundic)
    • Pyrrhotine (magnetic pyrite)
    • Barite
    • Fluorite
    • Magnesium sulfate ores (kieserite, epsomite)
    • Other
  • Raw materials for fertilizer
    • Apatite
    • Phosphorites
    • Nepheline and apatite-nepheline ore
    • Phosphate
    • Carnallite
    • Sylvinite
    • Crude potassium salts
  • Other
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