Strategic Planning & Scenario Construction

Organization & Information Systems

Identification of Business Opportunities

Business Opportunities Promotion & Road Show

Economic, Social, Financial & Legal Audits

Due Diligence & Bankable Documents


Market Studies & Competitive Analysis

Economics of Exploration & Options Contracts

Exploration Agreements & Joint-Ventures

Evaluation of Prospects & Mining Properties

Project & Corporate Finance Advisory Services

Capital Markets & Investor Relations

Taxation Planning


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Divesting & Closure

Institutional Consulting

Computer Modeling & Quantitative Techniques

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Eduardo Vale, D.Sc, is Director and Principal Partner. BAMBURRA - Planejamento & Economia Mineral is a Brazilian consulting company specialized in mineral economics, strategic planning services, and research for private sector and public entities. Dr. Vale is an economist specialized in mineral economics. He has 39 years of experience in the mining industry. Since 1986, he has been working as a full time independent consultant in mineral economics. In 1993, he founded BAMBURRA Ltda. Before that, Dr. Vale was a government officer specialized in the mineral sector at the Planning Ministry (1978-1985) and at the Mining and Energy Ministry (1972-1978). He holds a Doctorate in Science (D.Sc) from the University of Campinas, Geoscience Institute.

During the period 1986-2010, fundamental consulting services offered to the following companies and private institutions, among others: Valec Engenharia S.A., Billiton Metais S.A., Paulo Abib Engenharia S.A., Leme Engenharia S.A., Metalotec Consultoria Mineral Ltda., GEOS Ltda., Tecnosan Engenharia S.A., Brasif Ltda., ABRAMO, Geomitec Ltda., Multiplic Mineração S.A., Magma Serviços Técnicos de Mineração Ltda., Cia. Iochpe Participações S.A., Odebrecht Mineração S.A., São Bento Mineração S.A., ZincOx B.V. Ltd., Jaakko Pöyry Engenharia Ltda., Natural Resources Ltd., FIDES Asset Management, Camargo Correa Group, Micon International, Cláudio Margueron Consultoria Ltda., Paranapanema Group, Gebr KNAUF, CONDEP (partner), Euvaldo Lodi Institute - IEL/FIEC, IBRAM, Getúlio Vargas Foundation - FGV, GEOMINAS, IETEC, IPEAC, UNIMINAS, ABIROCHAS, Minérios & Minerales, Resource World, Raw Materials Group, Mineração Santo Expedito, Chroma Consultoria, Teck Cominco, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Severstal Resurs, Goldmark Resources, Bernstein Investment Research & Management, Goldman Sachs Principal Trading, Polygon Investments, Anchorage Capital Group, Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, Fidelity International, Sandell Asset Management, Hakluyt & Company Limited, Samlyn Capital LLC, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), Asian Century Quest Capital, JMendo Consultoria, Integração Escola de Negócios, PioneerPath Capital and Eton Park.