Behre Dolbear Group

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Project: Independent Technical Review
Commodity: Copper, Molybdenum
Location: China

A SEHK-listed Chinese mining company engaged Behre Dolbear to conduct an independent technical review of two operating copper-molybdenum mines in China that use underground mining and flotation processing methods to produce copper and molybdenum concentrates. The purpose of the review was to support acquisition of the mines by the client. The technical report was filed with the circular to shareholders, as well as with the SEHK. China Mining was recently successful in raising HK$2.45 billion (US$315 million) from the sale of new shares to be used for the acquisition. (845718)



Project: SEHK IPO Technical Review of Mining/Exploration Properties
Commodity: Gold
Location: Shandong, Hainan, and Xinjiang, China

In support of the client’s IPO on the SEHK, Behre Dolbear was engaged to serve as the client’s independent technical advisor. Behre Dolbear prepared a technical review of the client’s five operating gold mines and one gold concentrate cyanidation plant in Zhaoyuan, Shandong Province and two exploration properties in other locations in China. Zhaojin is one of the largest gold mining companies in China. The company successfully completed a listing on the SEHK and raised more than US$280 million in November 2006, with a 530 times over-subscription. (780173)



Project: Shanghai Stock Exchange IPO Technical Review of Mining and Metallurgical Properties
Commodity: Copper, Base Metals, Aluminum, Precious Metals
Location: Inner Mongolia, Sichuan, Qinghai, Tibet of China

In support of the client’s IPO on The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), Behre Dolbear was engaged to provide an independent technical assessment of Western Mining’s mining and metallurgical properties. The assessment covered four operating mines (Xitieshan lead-zinc-silver mine and Saishitang copper mine in Qinghai, Huogeqi copper polymetallic mine in Inner Mongolia, and Gacun silver polymetallic mine in Sichuan), one development project (Yulong copper project in Tibet), three smelters and one refinery (zinc smelter, lead smelter, lead refinery, and an aluminum smelter in Qinghai). The company successfully completed a listing on the SSE on July 12, 2007 and raised RMB6.2 billion (US$816.4 million) in an initial public offering in Shanghai after attracting orders for more than 200 times the shares available. (781755)



Project: Stock Exchange Hong Kong IPO Initial Public Offering Technical Review of Coal Properties
Commodity: Coal, Direct-Reduction Alloyed Pit Iron Plant
Location: Sichuan and Guizhou Provinces of China

Behre Dolbear prepared an independent technical report for the client’s 19 underground coal mines/projects, six coal washing plants, two coking plants, and one direct-reduction alloy pig iron plant. The report was to be included in the client’s IPO prospectus to be filed with the SEHK. (780029)

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