SRK Consulting is an independent, international practice providing focused advice and solutions to the earth and water resources industries. SRK offers specialist services to mining and exploration companies for the entire life cycle of a mining project, from exploration through to mine closure. Formed in 1974, SRK employs more than 1,400 professionals globally in over 45 permanent offices on six continents. SRK’s specialists are leaders in fields such as due diligence, feasibility studies, mine waste and water management, permitting, and mine closure. The industry background of many of SRK’s staff members ensures that advice is not only technically sound but thoroughly practical. Among SRK’s clients are many of the world’s major, medium-sized and junior metal and industrial mining houses, exploration companies, financial institutions, construction firms and government departments.