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ANSTO Minerals to present at ALTA 2018 15/03/2018

ANSTO Minerals will be presenting three papers at the upcoming ALTA 2018 Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Uranium-REE-Lithium and Gold-PM Conference and Exhibition to be held in the Perth from 19-26 May 2018.

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Northern Minerals Browns Range Heavy Rare Earth Project – Update 18/01/2018

Installation of Northern’s pilot plant is on-track for completion by 30 June 2018. The Operational team has recently been bolstered with the appointment of Tony Hadley as General Manager for the project. ANSTO Minerals worked with Tony during the early study stages of the project to develop and optimise the process flowsheet.


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Successful Production of High Purity Hafnium Oxide for Dubbo Project at ANSTO Minerals 17/01/2018

Hafnium oxide exceeding 99.8% HfO2, and 99.9% (Hf+Zr)O2, has been produced using the ideal feedstock for the high‐purity metallic hafnium that is in demand for alloying purposes.


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Successful Conversion of Pilgangoora Spodumene to High Purity Lithium Carbonate 16/01/2018

ANSTO Minerals recently successfully converted a 25 kg sample of Altura Mining’s Pilgangoora spodumene concentrate to high purity 99.97% lithium carbonate. The purity exceeded the target 99.5% battery grade purity target, and was comparable with a stringent EV grade specification. This was achieved using a non-optimised flowsheet, thus the success of the program can be improved upon further.

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Field Leach Trial Success for Boss Resources at Honeymoon 26/10/2017

Following commencement of a Field Leach Trial (FLT), which included an integrated ion exchange (IX) rig built, commissioned and installed by ANSTO Minerals, Boss Resources have announced the success of the trial after an independent review by Dr Dennis Stover.

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Successful Piloting of Hastings Hydrometallurgical Flowsheets at ANSTO Minerals 22/05/2017

ANSTO Minerals recently completed a hydrometallurgical pilot plant on the Yangibana rare earth project for Hastings Technology Metals. The process involved continuous operation of the following circuits: acid bake, water leach, impurity removal and rare earth carbonate precipitation. Project highlights included high rare earth recoveries from a relatively simple flowsheet and the production of over 50 kg of high purity mixed rare earth carbonate product. 

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Federal Government helping to finance the development of Lithium Australia’s processing technology 14/09/2016

A $50,000 Federal Government grant to Lithium Australia will assist with laboratory scale optimisation being carried out by ANSTO Minerals.

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Opportunity to spend a year in industry for STEM undergraduates 16/08/2016

Students in their second last year of chemical engineering, industrial chemistry or chemistry degrees invited to apply for paid internships.

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ANSTO Minerals presents at ALTA 2016 01/06/2016

ANSTO Minerals presented two papers at the ALTA Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Uranium-REE and Gold-PM Conference and Exhibition held in Perth from 21 -28 May 2016.

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ANSTO Minerals to present at AusIMM International Uranium Conference 2016 20/05/2016

The AusIMM International Uranium Conference offers outstanding keynote speakers and highly experienced industry experts, covering all areas of the sector including exploration, development, production, environmental, health and safety and political aspects. ANSTO Minerals will be presenting three papers at the event.

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