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Welcoming Teresa Handicott and Robert Regan to Mineral Technologies

Last month Mineral Technologies welcomed Downer’s Non-executive Director Teresa Handicott and Group General Counsel and Company Secretary Robert Regan to our Australian head office on the Gold Coast.

Margaret Olley Painting - Sand Mining, Main Beach 1956

Part of Australia’s History

As Mineral Technologies celebrates 80 years, we are delighted to share information about a treasured artwork by renowned Australian artist Margaret Olley.

Careers Expo – Pacific Pines State High School

Keen to share knowledge about mineral processing and potential careers in the industry, Regional Sales Manager for Australia and Europe Dale Henderson attended the recent Careers Expo at local Pacific Pines State High School in Queensland.

Proudly celebrating 80 years - 1940 to 2020

Mineral Technologies is celebrating 80 years with a series of company-wide events and visits from Australia’s Prime Minister and Downer’s CEO.

21st Annual Mineral Sands Conference - Presentation by Matthew Urquhart

Late last year our Engineering Manager - Projects Matthew Urquhart presented a paper at the 21st Annual Mineral Sands Conference. Due to COVID the event was held virtually with Matthew presenting from our head office in Queensland. Please click on the link below to view the presentation.

Global Iron Ore and Steel Forecast Conference - Presentation by Dustin Pepper

Late last year our Engineering Projects Lead Dustin Pepper presented a paper at the Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast Conference. Due to COVID the event was held virtually with Dustin presenting from our head office in Queensland.

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Season’s Greetings

Thank you to our customers for your support this year.

We look forward to working with you again in 2021 and wish you and your families all the best for the holiday season.

APAC Outlook feature article - Mineral Mastery

The latest issue of the APAC Outlook magazine has published a feature article on Mineral Technologies entitled Mineral Mastery.

Prime Minister Visits Mineral Technologies

Last week we welcomed Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews, and Member for Moncrieff Angie Bell to our Australian head office on the Gold Coast.

Proudly Shipping Australian Made Process Equipment Worldwide

During COVID-19, we’ve continued manufacturing whilst exercising new levels of social distancing and one-way traffic workflows in our factories. This has enabled our teams to continue to deliver customer orders.

Mineral Technologies Supports Solid Bowl Centrifuges Installation and Commissioning at Kestrel Coal Resources

When Covid-19 restrictions impacted Downer Engineers’ travel from the Hexham office, Mineral Technologies Engineering and Met Services department personnel were called on to assist.

New Innovation - Mobile Mining Unit

Releasing the new Mobile Mining Unit (MMU). A high-performance solution designed by Mineral Technologies for mining sites where traditional dredging is not an option, or not cost effective.

Austrade Mineral Technologies Case Study

Pleased to feature in a new case study from Austrade featuring Mineral Technologies operations in India.

Supporting WIM Resource’s Avonbank pilot plant

The Mineral Technologies team has been assisting WIM Resource to complete the Avonbank mineral sands pilot plant test work in Dooen, Australia.

Mineral Technologies announces agency agreement with Mill-Ore

Mineral Technologies has appointed Mill-Ore as its agent for eastern Canada.

UMCC commissions MD spirals at Irshansk mineral sands plant in Ukraine

Mineral Technologies is pleased to report that one of our Ukrainian customers, United Mining and Chemical Company (UMCC), has recently commissioned eight banks of our MD Spiral Separators (models MG6.3 and HG10i) as part of the refurbishment of their Irshansk mineral sands operation.

Griffith University Women in Engineering Students visit Mineral Technologies

Encouraging women to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Downer’s mineral processing business, Mineral Technologies welcomed students from Griffith University’s Women in Engineering group to the Australian head office at Carrara in September.

Exhibiting MT’s solutions worldwide… next stop Exposibram, Brasil

This year is shaping to be another busy one for Mineral Technologies as its global teams demonstrate the latest mineral processing solutions at major exhibitions and conferences worldwide.

MT’s South African operation sets new records

The South African operation of Downer’s Mineral Technologies business achieved major milestones in safety, delivery and revenue recently.

Workplace flexibility – a key advantage at Mineral Technologies

As part of the Downer group, Mineral Technologies brings together teams of great people to deliver excellent work for customers.

Alex de Andrade, Global Manager, Sales, Equipment and Technology, says that a key component in forming great teams is nurturing people both personally and professionally through skills development, competitive benefits, career pathways and fostering a proudly diverse workforce.

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