Mining projects require a unique type of financial modeling as they contain extensive geological and engineering information. To build such a model, an analyst needs to gain access to a technical report (such as a NI 43-101, feasibility study, or preliminary economic assessment), and model out the mining and milling schedules based on those reports. The more “early stage” a project is, the harder it is to build a model for it.
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