Capabilities 

 

ANSTO Minerals have an experienced team of scientists, chemists, metallurgists, and engineers with expertise in areas such as mineralogy, leaching, solvent extraction, ion exchange, membrane separations, waste water treatment, product recovery, radioanalytical and analytical chemistry.  


ANSTO Minerals has extensive facilities to support their activities including:

 

  • Sample receipt and preparation facility
  • Modern hydrometallurgical laboratories
  • Extensive analytical and mineralogical facilities with up-to-date instrumentation
  • High engineering bay to house tall columns
  • Dedicated rare earth separation facility
  • Pilot plant facilities
  • Demonstration plant facilities
  • Extensive sample storage area

 


 
 

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Uranium processing
ANSTO Minerals has played an active role in the development and application of technology in the uranium industry and are international leaders in the leaching and processing of uranium ores. Learn more


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Rare earth processing
The team at ANSTO Minerals provide innovative process development consultancy services for the treatment of ores containing rare earths. Learn more


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Radioactivity control and management
ANSTO Minerals have expertise in the identification and management of naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM), providing commercial and consulting services to a range of minerals and processing industries. Learn more


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Novel flowsheet design
With specalised knowledge in flowsheet design, ANSTO Minerals provide tailored solutions to clients to define and optimise hydrometallurgical processes. Learn more

 


 

Further information  

 

Dr Chris Griffith 
Business Development Manager
Ph: +61 2 9717 3923
Email: chris.griffith@ansto.gov.au