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ERM announces acquisition of CSA Global

02 July 2019

ERM has completed the acquisition of CSA Global, a leading mining consultancy firm.

CSA Global provides expert technical and management consulting services, as well as independent corporate advice to mining and exploration companies, and financial and legal groups worldwide.The business is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia and has offices that serves clients across Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.

Founded in 1984, CSA Global has grown to serve a diverse range of clients, comprising junior, mid-tier and major mining companies, the financial services industry, and development agencies and governments. Employing over 100 people, and complemented by an extensive network of expert associates and partner groups, CSA Global has supported mineral projects around the globe. CSA Global is recognized as one of the leading specialist mining consultancies in the world.

ERM is already considered a leading provider of sustainability services in the mining sector, helping companies operate more safely, efficiently and as stewards of society and the environment. The addition of CSA Global’s services and expertise provides additional capabilities to address clients’ issues and challenges across the full life cycle of their business. This, coupled with ERM’s global implementation capability and access to its 5,000+ subject matter experts, will provide a world leading service to mining companies anywhere in the world.

“At a time when our clients in the mining sector face major challenges on numerous fronts from investors, customers and broader public sentiment, the acquisition of CSA Global further strengthens ERM’s capability to help our mining clients address their most complex challenges whether that be their business strategy, highly technical exploration or operational issues,” explains Keryn James, ERM Group Chief Executive. “CSA Global’s already well-founded technical reputation and the two firms’ strong alignment around clients and services creates a powerful capability and service offering that will materially add value to our clients’ business.”

Jeff Elliott, CSA Global’s Managing Director, said, “We are very happy and excited to join the ERM Group, to combine forces, and enhance what we are each doing in the mining sector. CSA Global is passionate about geoscience and exploration and mining practices, and ERM is passionate about sustainability in mining practices. It is a very good strategic fit, both culturally and operationally; our mining services are complementary across geographies, clientele and capabilities. Combining our businesses provides the opportunity to offer our clients a far broader range of services, across the entire life of mine value chain, with greater scale, leveraging ERM’s global infrastructure and with the combined value of our broad networks. We believe it creates a world leading position as an advisor to the mining industry.”

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For media enquiries and more information, please contact:

Magda Fimmano
Marketing and Communications Manager
CSA Global Pty Ltd 
E: [email protected]
T: +61 8 9355 1677 

Neil Donaldson 
ANZ Operations Director 
ERM  
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T: +61 7 38398393

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