Consultancy services 


ANSTO Minerals have an experienced team of scientists, chemists, metallurgists, and engineers who have been providing consulting services and process development services to the mining and minerals processing industries for over 35 years.


Our team has expertise and experience in areas such as:

  • Mineralogy
  • Leaching
  • Solvent extraction
  • Ion exchange
  • Membrane separations
  • Waste water treatment
  • Product recovery
  • Radioanalytical and,
  • Analytical chemistry

In this time, ANSTO Minerals has established a track record of providing practical solutions and innovative technology in ways that deliver financial and environmental benefits to our clients.


ANSTO Minerals has extensive facilities to support our clients projects 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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Speciality metals processing
ANSTO Minerals has a vast range of experience across hydrometallurgical and pyrometallurgical flowsheets for the recovery of lithium, zirconium, niobium, hafnium, scandium, gold / silver, titanium and molybdenum / tungsten. 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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Process modelling and scoping level engineering
With specalised knowledge in flowsheet design, ANSTO Minerals provide tailored solutions to clients to define and optimise hydrometallurgical processes. Learn more




Contact Us


Dr Chris Griffith 
Business Development Manager
Ph: +61 2 9717 3923