Lindsay Farley

Lindsay specialises in resource estimation and geostatistics for precious and base metals in many geological settings.

Lindsay Farley

Lindsay specialises in resource estimation and geostatistics for precious and base metals in many geological settings.

Principal Geologist

Lindsay is a geologist with over 20 years’ experience in resource estimation, consulting, mining (both underground and open pit) and the development of
geostatistical software. He has been involved on projects in many countries including Australia, Canada, Russia, Brazil, Vietnam, Turkey and several countries throughout Africa, having most recently worked in Tanzania for four years. Work completed independently or involved in as part of a team includes resource estimates, feasibility studies, pre‐feasibility studies, training courses, review of mineral resource estimates, review of databases and site visits.


Lindsay specialises in resource estimation and geostatistics for precious and base metals in many geological settings. He is highly experienced in  mentoring, having overseen the development of resource departments for his employer companies and having presented courses in resource estimation and geostatistics.


He is an expert user of Datamine and Supervisor geostatistical software.

EXPERTISE

  • 3D geological modelling and resource estimation
  • Geostatistics including linear and non‐linear resource estimation, variography, drill hole spacing analysis, kriging neighbourhood analysis (KNA) and exploratory data analysis (EDA)
  • Due diligence and Resource audits
  • Review and analysis of QA/QC
  • Mentoring
  • Datamine macro writing
  • Competent person for gold, silver, copper, zinc, lead and nickel

Qualifications and Affiliations

  • Bachelor of Applied Geology
  • Master of Geostatistics (currently completing)
  • Member of AusIMM (CP Geo)
  • Member of AIG (RP Geo)

Career Summary

2020 – Present
Principal Consultant
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Cube Consulting
2016 – 2020
Senior Resource Geologist
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(Tanzania) Acacia Mining/Barrick Gold
2012 – 2016
Senior Consultant
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Snowden Mining Industry Consultants
2010 – 2011
Senior Underground Geologist
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Focus Minerals
2009 – 2010
Project Geologist
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Paddington Gold
2008 – 2009
Resource Geologist
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Dioro Exploration NL
1997 – 1999
Underground Project Geologist
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Western Metals
1995 – 1997
Underground Geologist / Project Geologist
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Yilgarn Star
1994 – 1995
Open Pit Geologist
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Dominion Mining
1993 ‐ 1994
Open Pit Geologist
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Reynold’s Yilgarn Gold Operations