For mining sector, at the end of the course, the participants will be able to understand the requirements under the National Instrument Standard of Disclosure, NI 43-101 for mineral projects. The course examines the Technical Disclosure Best Practices including disclosure framework, material information, disclosure standards, common disclosure issues, news release examples, recent guidance on "economically interesting grades" with specific topics on:
- NI 43-101 – history, basics, misconceptions and qualified person;
- NI 43-101 Disclosure Pitfalls and Guidance;
- Website Disclosure;
- Canadian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (CIM) Definition & Standards on Mineral Resources and Reserves;
- Comparison of NI 43 -101 and Joint Ore Reserves Committee, Australasian code (JORC) 2012;
- Technical Reports Basics (Practical tips); and Voluntary frameworks (PDAC, CIM, GRI, etc.).
For the Oil and Gas sectors, the participants will be able to understand the requirements under the National Instrument Standard of Disclosure, NI 51-101 for Oil and Gas Projects. By reviewing the history and basics of the industry, the participants will understand the challenges associated with disclosure including misconceptions and the need to qualify reserves and the evaluator or auditor. By reviewing the definition, standards and technical disclosure best practices in N1 51-101 the disclosure pitfalls and guidance are identified. Participants will review current practices such as Website disclosure for technical reporting such as NI 43-101 in Canada, comparison of NI 51 -101 and the challenges associated with disclosures.
At the end of the Programme, participants will be able to:-
- Compile reports that meets disclosure guidelines for accuracy and integrity of provided information on mineral projects.
- Understand various disclosure requirements for the mining, oil and gas sectors.
- Apply globally accepted mineral resource reporting codes major resource jurisdictions including Canada, USA, Australia, South Africa and EU.
The program will be beneficial to engineers, executives, accountants, oil and gas geologists, mining geologists, auditors, investors, security regulators, executives, investor relation managers, securities, government officials, consulting firms, qualified petroleum reserves estimator (QRE), and NGOs.