The CIM Best Practice Guidelines for Mineral Processing were prepared by the Sub-Committee on Best Practice Guidelines for Mineral Processing (SBPGMP). They cover the involvement of mineral processing professionals in providing input to the estimation of mineral resources and mineral reserves and providing content to NI 43-101 Technical Reports.
These Best Practice Guidelines for Mineral Processing (BPGMP) supplement the CIM Exploration Best Practices Guidelines and the CIM Estimation of Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves Best Practice Guidelines (2003), which are referenced in NI 43-101 and recognized internationally. The BPGMP provides guidance specifically for those Qualified Persons (QP) using mineral process information when preparing mineral resource and mineral reserves and preparing supporting documentation under NI 43-101.
The guidelines consist of four documents: