Brisbane Site Tour

Brisbane Site Tour

The Brisbane tour will consist of three exciting sites including:

Core Resources
Core Resources is a mineral processing technology and innovation company, based in Brisbane and is an excellent example of an innovative METS company marketing Australian technology worldwide. On this tour you will travel to Albion and visit Core’s facilities where you will have a brief induction followed by a short presentation on Core and the services it provides to the METS industry.   Delegates will then proceed with a site tour of Core’s comprehensively equipped metallurgical, pilot plant and analytical laboratory.

Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC)

With an outstanding international reputation as an innovator in mining and mineral processing research, the SMI-JKMRC is noted for the widespread use of its research outcomes by industry.  It is the largest Australian research centre in this field and collaborates with major mining and mineral processing research groups worldwide. The SMI-JKMRC is located at The University of Queensland Experimental Mine in the Brisbane suburb of Indooroopilly, seven kilometres from the main University campus at St Lucia.  As well as undertaking research activities at the JKMRC, work is also carried out at mine sites, processing plants and research facilities throughout the world. The SMI-JKMRC pilot plant contains a suite of standard and custom-built mineral processing equipment, including SMI-JKMRC developed innovative ore characterisation equipment which are now utilised worldwide. A large range of testing capabilities to cover pre-concentration, comminution, separation and geometallurgy are available for our research programs. Our facilities are also include mineral characterisation facility, workshop and instrument laboratory.

Mineral Technologies
Mineral Technologies delivers innovative, cost effective mineral processing solutions for iron ore, mineral and silica sands, coal, chromite, gold, tin and a wide range of other fine minerals. Operating for over 80 years, Mineral Technologies is recognised by customers worldwide as the ‘go to’ partner for process solutions including metallurgical testing and plant design as well as equipment design and supply. With our head office and manufacturing facility based in Carrara, Queensland, we have teams located in major mining regions across the Americas, India, South Africa and Australia. We operate within the Mining, Energy and Industrial Division of Downer which is Australia’s leading provider of integrated services.While at Mineral Technologies’ Carrara Facilities, Mill Ops delegates will have a chance to see major testing projects moving through our onsite pilot plant facility and talk to Technicians and Metallurgists about the state of the art techniques being used to extract maximum value from resources.  Business managers and project engineers will also take attendees through the company’s main equipment manufacturing hall and discuss the practical process driven design strategies that Mineral Technologies takes into its new processing plant designs.

Lunch will be provided on the tour and delegates will be collected and dropped off at Rydges South Bank, Brisbane.

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8.30am - 5.00pm


AusIMM Member $160, Non Member $190