Metallurgy is a critical part of any mining venture, but its strategic role is often poorly understood. There has been a litany of projects that have failed because the metallurgy – or it’s execution – was simply wrong. Even the biggest companies, with all their internal procedures, have fallen foul of bad decisions surrounding their metallurgy.
Developing your metallurgical strategy, the capability that flows from it and making sure it fits into your overall business plan is fundamental to the success of any mining company. Strategic Metallurgy has extensive hands-on experience at board level combined with a strong technical background.
We can provide a comprehensive strategic review of your metallurgical process, technical capability, test work management, process design and board decision making framework required to ensure a successful outcome. Contact us to discuss your requirements.
In answer to the recent interest in Lithium markets, Strategic Metallurgy has recently developed a hydrometallurgical process to extract and recover battery grade lithium carbonate from lithium containing mica. Read more...