Cash Flow Evaluations for Mineral Projects

November 06, 2018 - November 08, 2018
Montreal, Canada

McGill Unviersity, 3450 University Street, Room 105

DATE: November 6-8, 2018
TIME: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
PLACE: Montreal, Canada
INSTRUCTORS: Lawrence Devon Smith


The purpose of the course is to familiarize the participant with the form and content of discounted cash flow evaluations as they are used in the mineral industry for studies and projects.  

This will be used for:

  • The person who is undertaking the detailed development of a cash flow, who needs a better understanding of the data requirements and calculations within a cash flow.
  • For managers who will be receiving and reviewing cash flows and need to understand what is being presented to them and what critical questions to ask to assess the cash flow and the project it represents.

The course focuses on several aspects of mineral project evaluations:

  • The data and calculations required for a mineral project cash flow
  • The assessment of the viability (economics) of a mining project
  • The assessment of the viability (economics) of a mining project
  • Risk assessment

Please note:

  • A laptop computer with Excel is required.
  • A basic working knowledge of Excel is required.
  • The course does not include Excel training.
  • The course does not include reserve estimation, production planning, or cost estimation.

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Contact Information

McGill Unviersity

Deborah Frankland, Canada Research Chair and Laboratory Administrator

3450 University Street



Phone: 514-398-5461