Behre Dolbear is one of the oldest, continuously operating, mineral industry consultancy firms in the world. Since 1911 the firm has specialized in studies for commercial and multi-lateral financial institutions, mining companies, governments and governmental agencies, legal firms and other parties with interests in the mineral industry.
Since its founding, the company has spanned the industry from the primitive pick and shovel days of mining to the computer age of geostatistics. The company specializes in performing studies and consulting for a wide range of businesses with interests in the minerals industry.
Behre Dolbear (BD) is a company established to focus on a comprehensive range of services which can deliver a project from mine to metal through conceptual engineering, pre-feasibility phase, final bankable study phase, and following on to detailed engineering design, procurement, construction management, training and maintenance planning.
BD has a wide range of qualified professionals, many of whom are international leaders within their specialization. This wealth of expertise and experience is structured so as to enable us to play a balanced, multi-disciplined role, which is fully supportive of and entirely complementary to the studies and engineering project work carried out by the Behre Dolbear group.
BD evaluates, designs, plans, and manages projects in a broad range of commodities including base and precious metals, coal, industrial minerals, fertilizer minerals, diamonds and gemstones, ferrous metals, and construction materials together with associated infrastructure. BD specialists and engineers interpret clients’ ideas and concepts into viable operations. BD will respond to the particular requirements of the client. According to project needs, BD may work alongside in-house capability, process licensors, specialist groups, or on a total technical and project management basis.
BD has no affiliation with specific suppliers and consequently its choice of process, technology and equipment is entirely impartial. The range of technical and management services provided by engineers, consultants, and other professionals available to BD covers every aspect of the mining and metallurgical industries from mine to metal.