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.
The PRIF Mining Consortium and the Training Center hosted a joint booth at the South Australian Exploration and Mining Conference 2023 (SAEMC).Read more about The South Australian Exploration and Mining Conference 2023
In November, Dr Richmond Asamoah visited the Indian Institute of Metals in Bhubaneswar and delivered Invited Lectures at the Annual Technical Meeting of IIM, sharing some of the PRIF research activities with an international audience.Read more about PRIF Mining Consortium outcomes presented at the Annual Technical Meeting of IIM, India
On Friday 24th November, the PRIF Mining Consortium and the Training Centre celebrated 2023 with a trip to Barristers Block Winery in Woodside.Read more about Celebrations of the 2023 PRIF Mining Consortium achievements and holiday celebrations
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)