Integrated Mining Consortium
Connecting the mining value chain.
Using machine learning, sensors and data analytics, we develop tools to integrate the entire mining value chain.
With funding from the Premier's Research and Industry Fund (PRIF) Consortia Program.
Director's end of year message
Congratulations and best wishes from Professor Nigel Cook, Director of the PRIF Mining ConsortiumRead more about Director's end of year message
Collaborating for technology readiness
Thanks to Maptek for promoting the PRIF Mining Consortium research and success of our collaboration.Read more about Collaborating for technology readiness
PRIF Mining Consortium and Training Centre end of year celebration
On Friday 25th November the PRIF Mining Consortium and the ARC Training Centre celebrated the upcoming Holiday Season with the Kris Kringle Wars at the Adelaide Bowling Club.Read more about PRIF Mining Consortium and Training Centre end of year celebration
Complex ores contain two or more minerals and are difficult or costly to treat. They can contain base and precious metals such as copper, gold, molybdenite, nickel, lead, zinc, and PGM.
By 2023, global copper production from existing and proposed mines is projected to be about 270,000 tonnes short of demand. This is based on an a year-on-year increase in demand for copper, and steady decline in existing mine production. (CRU Group 2019)