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.

Enirgi Group validates revolutionary Lithium Extraction Technology at ANSTO Minerals

Large scale demonstration of new technology for lithium recovery from brines unlocks significant potential for Enirgi Group.

Positive Pre-Feasibility Study confirms the value and technical strength of Browns Range Project

ANSTO Minerals assists Northern Minerals in successful issuing of Pre-Feasibility Study for the Browns Range Heavy Rare Earth Project in Western Australia

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



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


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.