Behre Dolbear Group

Behre Dolbear and Company, Inc.

Founded in 1911 by Samuel Dolbear, Behre Dolbear is one of the oldest, continually operating minerals industry consulting firms in the world. Since its founding, the company has spanned the industry from the primitive pick and shovel days of mining to the computer age of geostatistics. The company specializes in performing studies and consulting for a wide range of businesses with interests in the minerals industry.

Focusing on Technical Expertise

The core of Behre Dolbear business is its technical expertise. Our studies for commercial and multilateral financial institutions, mining companies, governments and governmental agencies, legal firms, and other parties with interests in the minerals industry. Behre Dolbear’s global experience covers the full spectrum of technical, operational, and financial issues in a broad range of commodities including base and precious metals, coal, industrial minerals, diamonds and gemstones, ferrous metals, and construction materials. The international mining and financial communities recognize our reports as being among the most accurate and reliable documents in the industry. By engaging Behre Dolbear, our clients gain access to a world-class consulting group, whose studies and reports have international credibility and acceptability.

Experienced Advisers

Behre Dolbear is known internationally as a “businessman’s consultant.” Our people have first-hand experience in senior management and executive-level positions, giving them practical and insightful knowledge and skills. They are commercially experienced mineral industry professionals who have on average over 25 years of experience in the industry. Each project team is designed to specifically meet our client’s needs, using professionals with the specific experience needed to successfully complete assignments. For this reason, each office can draw upon personnel from the other offices to assure that the best-qualified professionals are assigned to a client.


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