Corporate Profile

Mintek is South Africa’s national mineral research organisation and it is one of the world’s leading technology organisations specialising in mineral processing, extractive metallurgy and related areas. Working closely with industry and other R&D institutions, Mintek provides service testwork, process development and optimisation, consulting and innovative products to clients worldwide.

Strategic policies

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.

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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.

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