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Online Training: An introduction to the CRIRSCO Family of Reporting Codes - Module 3 Public Reports: Report Types, Requirements, Content and Supporting Information

15 February 2024
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Public Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves by Minerals Companies An introduction to the CRIRSCO family of reporting codes with special focus on The PERC Reporting Standard 2021

Module 3: Public Reports:  Report types, requirements, content and supporting information

Thursday 15 February, 16.00 GMT

Course Objectives 

This series of courses is intended as a general overview and refresher course for professionals who are practising, or who aspire to practice, as Competent Persons (or who provide support to Competent Persons) for the purposes of Mineral Reporting. It would also be suitable for those with a more general interest in international reporting on mineral assets, including people involved in management of mining companies and consultancies, financial advisors and investors. 

Since the late 1980s, public reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves has been governed by a variety of different reporting codes and standards, including: the PERC Reporting Standard (Europe), JORC Code (Australasia); NI 43 101 legislation and CIM Definition Standards and best practice guidelines (Canada), SAMREC (South Africa), SEC Industry Guide 7 (US) and others. 

Since 1994, under the auspices of CRIRSCO (Committee for Mineral Reserves International Reporting Standards) there has been considerable cooperation between the main bodies involved in the development of the different codes and standards and a move towards standardisation of the definitions of key terms. This course provides an introduction to the principles underlying the reporting codes and standards with particular reference to the PERC Reporting Standard 2021. 

The main focus of the course is on the role and responsibilities of the Competent Person when preparing assessments and reports in compliance with the PERC Reporting Standard 2021. Reference will be made to the use of the NI 43-101 Form F1 table of contents and Table 1 checklist in the PERC Reporting Standard as a framework for preparing technical reports (The JORC Code also contains a Table 1 checklist with similar content to the one in the PERC Reporting Standard).

Module 3

Public Reports:  Report types, requirements, content and supporting information
- Public Reporting:  Types; ‘Triggers’; Report Formats & Content 
- Responsibilities; Competent Person; Company/issuer; Consent; Legal responsibilities 
- NI 43-101 Report Format; CPRs; Use of PERC as a recognized foreign code


Course modules will be presented by a range of different presenters all of whom have considrable experience in assessment of and reporting on Exploration Results, Mineral Resoruces and Mineral Reserves.

Edmund Sides (Director and Principal Consultant at Orebody Risks Limited; Chairperson PERC) will deliver this session.


This is the 3rd course in a 8 part series. Delegates can either register for courses individually or for the whole series at a discounted rate.  Registration for this session will close at 12.00 GMT on 14 February 2024

We offer discounts on group bookings of 5 or more, please email [email protected] to enquire.

Discounts are offered to members of other PERC professional organisations (EFG, FAMMP, IGI, IMEB, IOM3) and also to members of professional organisations linked to the other CRIRSCO NROs

 Fellow  £75 
 Non-Fellow  £150
 Other PERC Member  £85
 Other CRIRSCO Member  £100
 Corporate Patron  £75
 Student Member  £15
 Student Non-Member   £30 


We offer students a generous discount. Please verify your student status by either registering with your student email address, or upload a photograph of your student identification/ acceptance letter.


This series of events will be held virtually over Zoom at 16.00 GMT.

Sessions run between 60 and 90 minutes each.


Please contact [email protected] with any enquiries.

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