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Alkane receives NSW development consent to proceed with the Dubbo Zirconia Project (DZP) and looks to add Hafnium (Hf) to its product suite


ANSTO Minerals has assisted Alkane on the DZP in many aspects since designing and building a demonstration pilot to recover Zirconium (Zr), Niobium (Nb) and rare earths. ANSTO is currently working on developing the flow sheet to include recovery of a separated Hafnium (Hf) product.

Dr Karin Soldenhoff to share insights into ANSTO’s expertise in rare earth processing at international conference


ANSTO Minerals Technology Manager, Dr Karin Soldenhoff is travelling to India to present a plenary lecture at the International Conference on Science, Technology and Applications of Rare Earths in Trivandrum, Kerala.

Tasman Metals Pre-Feasibility Study confirms Norra Karr (Sweden) as economically robust project


ANSTO Minerals assists Tasman Metals by developing the hydrometallurgical process for the Pre-Feasibility Study.

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About us

Who are ANSTO Minerals?
ANSTO Minerals is an international mining consultancy with world-leading expertise in uranium ore processing, rare earth process development and removal of radioactivity from ores.
 
We work with mining companies in Australia and around the world to design processes and flow sheets for a range of mining resources, from bench testing to pilot plant stage. We provide clients with in-depth feasibility analyses and solutions to key processing challenges that impact their bottom line. 
 
 

Our staff

Management

Dr Robert Gee BSc(ENG),  PhD - General Manager
Ph: +61 2 9717 7501
 
Dr Bob Ring BEng (CHEM), PhD – Manager Business Development 
Ph: +61 2 9717 3895
 
Dr Karin Soldenhoff BSc (Wits), MSc(Cape Town), PhD. (UNSW) – Technology Manager
Ph: +61 2 9717 3862
 
Paul Freeman BTech (APPLIED CHEM) – Uranium and NORM Processing Manager
Ph: +61 2 9717 9427
 
Mr Adrian Manis BEng (CHEM),  – Pilot Plant Operations Manager
Ph: +61 2 9717 9214
 

Our facilities

ANSTO Minerals has extensive facilities to support their activities. The Minerals precinct is on the ANSTO
campus, situated in the outskirts of Sydney and comprises:

 

  • - 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

 

 

ANSTO is a Registered Research Service Provider for the R&D Tax Incentive.

Customer service contacts

MAILING ADDRESS:
ANSTO Minerals
Locked Bag 2001 Kirrawee DC NSW 2232
 
STREET ADDRESS:
New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights, NSW, Australia
 
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