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Quality

Value

Results

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Providing high quality geological modelling,
database maintenance and resource evaluation
to the mining industry.

About Us

Measured Group is a multi-disciplinary exploration and mining consultancy with over 100 years of combined experience in coal and minerals across the world. Based in Brisbane Australia, the group provides services from greenfield exploration right through to mining studies, including Due Diligence and Technical Expert Reports for the investment sector. We have supported and continue to support mines and projects in QLD, NSW, SE Asia, Africa and North and South America.

Lyon Barrett Managing Director

Lyon Barrett

Principal Geologist – Managing Director

Lyon is a resource geologist with 20 years’ mining industry experience, with a strong understanding of the link between reliable exploration data, geology interpretation and models, mine planning and ultimately, financial valuations and assessments.  He is keenly aware that unlocking the value of a deposit is strongly correlated to correct interpretations of geology, and that reliable geological models are essential to developing projects and successful mining operations. Lyon’s technical expertise includes resource evaluation, estimation and reporting, technical audits, due diligence and database design, development and management. His technical experience covers a broad range of projects, geological settings and commodities. These include coal, iron sands, gold, iron ore and nickel laterite mines and projects in Australia, South Africa, Indonesia, New Zealand, USA and South America. Lyon is an expert user of a range of modelling software packages and a Competent Person for the purposes of JORC resource estimation and reporting.

James Knowles Director and Principal Geologist

James Knowles

Principal Geologist – Technical Services

James is a geologist with 20 years’ mining industry experience, who specialises in technical management and resource evaluation.  James is passionate in his view that to release the true value of any resource, it must be well explored, interpreted and modelled – with both strengths and weaknesses understood and effectively communicated to stakeholders. He is comfortable working across disciplines to achieve clear understanding of geological inputs into project development and mining activities. James’ technical expertise includes exploration, project development and mine operations support, technical audits, due diligence, resource estimation and reporting. His technical experience covers a broad range of projects, geological settings and commodities including coal, bentonite and oil shale mines and projects in Australia, Colombia and Indonesia. James is proficient in a range of modelling software packages and a Competent Person for the purposes of JORC resource estimation and reporting.

Toby Prior Director and Principal Geologist

Toby Prior

Principal Geologist – Coal Resources

Toby is a resource geologist with 21 years’ mining industry experience, who specialises in finding efficient and workable solutions to model complex geology, driving target generation, optimum resource assessment and delivering reliable outputs for mine planning and evaluations.  He draws from an excellent skill set that includes exploration strategy, design and management, mining software development, geology and feasibility studies, resource estimation and reporting. Toby’s technical expertise also includes technical audits, due diligence and expert witness reporting and his technical experience covers a broad range of projects, geological settings and commodities. These include coal, nickel laterite and oil shale mines and projects in Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia. Toby is an expert user of a range of modelling software packages and a Competent Person for the purposes of JORC resource estimation and reporting.

Chris Grove Principal Geologist

Chris Grove

Principal Geologist – Project Evaluation

Chris has 18 years’ professional experience working as a geologist in underground and open pit mine operations, near mine exploration, consulting and software training. Chris gained technical and operational experience at Pasminco’s Elura operation in Cobar NSW and Dominion Mining’s Cosmo Howley operation in NT. He worked for Maptek in their Vulcan software division conducting training and consulting for numerous companies and operations throughout Queensland, NSW, SE Asia, Northern Asia, South Pacific Islands, North America and Africa. He has experience in resource modelling for open pit and underground deposits in gold, copper, nickel, lead/zinc, iron ore and coal. Chris has been involved with Iron Ore deposits, Copper/Lead/Zinc deposits, Nickel deposits, Gold deposits and Coal deposits. He has expertise in mine planning software Vulcan, Surpac, Datamine, Mapinfo and Whittle. Chris is a competent person in various commodities.

Gary Benson Principal Mining Consultant

Gary Benson

Principal Mining Engineer – Project Manager

Gary is an open-cut mining engineer with over 35 years’ mining and civil engineering industry experience, who specialises in mine planning, mine operations support, optimisation and strategic advice.Gary has held senior operational and technical roles in open-cut mines as well as large civil construction projects.He has been involved in a diverse range of consulting activities, including strategic studies, expert advice, litigation support, technical audits and due diligence and leading numerous major feasibility studies.Gary provides support for operational planning, plant maintenance studies, equipment and mining method analysis, contract preparation and tender assessment.  Gary’s technical experience covers a broad range of projects, geological settings and commodities, including coal, gold and base metals in mining operations and projects in Australia, Africa and South-East Asia. Gary is a proficient user of a range of mine planning software packages, financial modelling solutions and is a Competent Person for the purposes of JORC reserve estimation and reporting.

Karen Goh

Associate Principal Mining Engineer

Karen’s primary expertise is in the areas of mine planning and design for open cut mines. She has worked on projects in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Europe and Africa. Karen’s strong analytical skills have enabled her to deliver innovative solutions in a variety of situations. Karen has developed designs for draglines, truck/excavators, dozers, bucket wheels, conveyors and dredges. Karen has conducted reserve estimations, technical due diligences and reviews. She has also developed designs and plans for underground coal projects in Indonesia. Karen’s specialised software skills include Minescape, Vulcan, Xpac, Datamine and 3D-Dig.

Peter Brisbane Principal Mining Engineer

Peter Brisbane

Principal Mining Engineer

Peter is an underground mining engineer with over 30 years’ mining industry experience, who has worked in senior corporate and site based roles providing operational management and support, project development and technical services. Peter specialises in project evaluation and development, due diligence, mine planning, operational support, optimisation and strategic advice. His technical expertise includes underground mine planning, optimisation, risk management, feasibility studies and operational planning (including equipment selection, contract preparation and tender assessment). Peter has also undertaken a number of major feasibility studies (from concept through to full operations) and has been involved in numerous operational support activities covering mine and operations optimisation and the implementation of new mining technology. Peter is proficient in the use of various mine planning, optimisation and financial modelling software and a Competent Person for the purposes of JORC reserve estimation and reporting.

David McCormack

Principal Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist

David has 20+ years’ working as a geologist and geotechnical engineer in Australia with experience in site based operational support and project evaluation within underground and open-cut mining environments. Specialisation in geotechnical mine planning, regulatory requirements, specific systems and processes, data collection and data analysis. Experience in personnel training for difficult work environments, auditing and reporting. David is proficient in Vulcan and Surpac mine planning software. Proficient user of geotechnical specific software Rocscience suite (Rocfall, Slide, Swedge, Unwedge, Dips, and Rocdata) and slope stability tool Galena.

David has worked on numerous coal deposits in Australia (Bowen Basin and Sydney Basin), experience in Western Australia and South Australia in hard rock open-cut and underground operations while additional experience working off shore for diamond recovery. Registered quarry manager with the WA mines department.He has also worked on numerous coal and base metals deposits in senior operations and technical roles, has undertaken a number of major feasibility studies and has been involved in a diverse range of geotechnical functions. A member of (BOHOGS) the community of geotechnical practitioners for open-cut coal and AusIMM.