Strategic Research and Development
Economic growth is a prerequisite for long-term and sustained employment creation. This in turn requires well-functioning and internationally competitive industries. The continual development and application of innovative and knowledge-intensive technologies is essential if both of these interdependent national objectives are to be realised.
Minerals policy and development
Mintek carries out surveys, evaluations and commodity and market studies to support initiatives by governmental, international, regional or industry associations. It also identifies and evaluates potential development projects, assesses and provides technology, and conducts feasibility studies.