Who we are?

Geologists with extensive mining exploration experience in Argentina and Latin America.

We are fully trained to manage mineral exploration programs.

We have a large database of projects and can select the best options.

We know the best human resources available in the mining industry.

We can supervise the preparation of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) required by law 24 585.

* Please note that the EIA are presented, evaluated and approved in Argentina, following the laws and regulations of Argentina.
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What we do?


- Technical Report NI 43-101
- Design and execution of basic exploration
  programs (grass-roots)
- Drilling programs
- Data base management and GIS
- Geological modeling, ore reserve calculation,
  economic model
- Project generation and evaluation
- Due-diligence
- Natural resources evaluation
- Industrials Minerals
- Technical training in Drilling Programs
  management, GIS (MapInfo)
- Geothermal Energy


- Data gathering and processing of
  georeferenced data
- Remote sensing
- Digital Fotogrametry
- Geodesy and topography
- Cartography



He earned his degree in geological sciences at UNSJ, is Professional Geoscientists (P.Geo) and establish UAKO in 2006.

Over 20 years experience in natural resource industry in South America, Asia, Australia, Northern Europe, Central America and Africa, including appointments as Exploration Manager for MALBEX RESOURCES Argentina and Exploration Director for South America at CENTURY MINING and TAMERLANE RESOURCES based in Peru.

He was part of the exploration team of BATTLE MOUNTAIN GOLD that discovered CASPOSO and LOS AZULES projects in San Juan, Argentina. Member of Professional Council of Geological Sciences San Juan (MP-J-113), member of Society of Economic Geologists (Mem. 255403) and Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario APGO (Mem. 1573).

Collaborates as invited professor in the department of Geological Mapping / GIS at UNSJ.


Geologist, Universidad Nacional de San Juan (UNSJ) graduate, has a degree in Geostatistical Evaluation of Ore Deposits at University of Chile.

He has worked in exploration and evaluation of ore deposits of gold, silver, cooper in Argentina-Peru, and exploration of lithium deposits in salt pans (Salares) of the Puna plateau.

He has 31 years of work experience in most of the Argentine territory. He has a thorough knowledge of the geology of the Puna, Cordillera and Argentinean Patagonia. He has participated in academic work as professor and researcher at the UNSJ, in the public sector (San Juan Government) and the United Nations Program for Development (UNPD) Consultant in the Ministry of National Mining.

Founding member of the Professional Council of Geological Sciences San Juan (MP-J-002) and member of the Society of Economic Geologists (Mem. 647725). He currently teaches part-time Chair of Economic Geology at UNSJ and is a director of UAKO.

Our clients


Contact us

Uako Geological Consulting
Pedro de Valdivia 370 (Este)
Capital - San Juan
Argentina - CP 5400
Tel/Fax +54-264-4220256