SRK Consulting is the world’s first one-stop consultancy offering specialist services to mining and exploration companies for the entire life cycle of a mining project from exploration through to mine closure. Among SRK Consulting’s clients are most of the world’s major and medium-sized mining houses, exploration companies, banks, audit firms and government departments. Formed in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1974, SRK now employs over 1,400 professionals in 45 permanent offices in 20 countries on six continents. In 2010 SRK Consulting opened its office in Almaty. Opening of the office in Kazakhstan has allowed SRK to provide its excellent quality technical solutions with consideration of the existing national legislation in the sphere of subsoil use. SRK Consulting employs leading specialists in each field of science and engineering. Its seamless integration of services, and global base, has made the company the world’s leading practice in exploration, JORC Compliance, due diligence, feasibility studies and confidential internal reviews.