• Organization TypeService Providers

International Geoscience Services Ltd (IGS)

About IGS Ltd, previously trading as BGS International, is a “spin out” from the British Geological Survey built on extensive overseas experience of the BGS. Their work includes large, complex and strategic-level studies with national governments, development agencies and the World Bank, as well as competitively priced, quality services to industry.​ Their service is highly specialised, focused entirely on the collection, compilation, value adding, interpretation and serving of geodata to incentivise and support mineral exploration.​ They: - Assist national governments to implement large geodata mapping programmes to update and modernise their data holdings. This includes compiling terms of reference, implementing and supervising programmes and quality control monitoring;​ - Provide objective technical, financial and organisation assessments of governmental mineral support programmes through detailed scoping studies. They review and formulate policy and build capacity at technical and managerial levels;​ - Use and manage a large network of experienced geoscientists and project managers;​ - Compile mineral resource inventories, metallogenic and prospectivity maps;​ - Compile mineral promotion materials such as brochures and CDs at a regional and national scale to publicise prospective terrains for investors;​ - Develop geodata management systems to improve accessibility of geodata to the mineral exploration sector;​ - Build capacity in the geosciences at a technical and managerial level;​ - Provide expert advice and draw on experience of many national geological surveys to assist in restructuring, strategic review and implementing strategic plans.
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Company Offices

  • United Kingdom
  • Nottingham
  • Nicker Hill Keyworth