SRK Consulting comprises approximately 1,500 staff, offering expertise to the mining and metals sector in a wide range of resource engineering disciplines from 50 offices located in 23 countries. SRK’s services to the mining and metals sector comprise both the management and completion of multi-disciplinary technical studies (authoring mandates), and reviews and audits (due diligence) of technical studies completed by others. The company’s independence is ensured by the fact that it is wholly owned by its staff and holds no equity in any project. This permits SRK to provide its clients with conflict-free and objective recommendations on crucial judgement issues.