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Minerals and waste management

Minerals and waste management

An accurate valuation of mineral-producing and waste management operations depends on the valuer understanding their overall nature and having an appreciation of their physical features.

The risks of injury associated with these properties is greater than most, as evidenced by:

Valuers must also possess:

  • an understanding of the business' trading aspects;
  • an ability to prepare accurate forecasts of the future trading environment; and
  • a detailed knowledge of the market and of the planning and legal controls to which these activities are subject.

Many of these points are unusual and are not found in other types of property valuation.

This section is maintained by Peter Vincent, formerly of Matthews and Son.