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Showcasing the new CT Separator and Turnkey Solutions at Electra Mining 2018

Thanks to the visitors who joined us at our trade stand at Electra Mining in Johannesburg last week. Attracting thousands of visitors, Electra Mining proved once again why it is one of the largest mining events in Africa.

Innovative CS1 Spiral Solution for New Zealand Steel

This month we’re shipping CS1 spirals to New Zealand Steel for beneficiation of iron sand from the black sand beaches of the North Island. The sand contains mainly iron sand (titanomagnetite) and lime-soda feldspars.

WPC Group awards Downer the 2018 Diversity Employer Award

Downer has been awarded the 2018 Diversity Employer Award by group training organisation WPC Group.

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Proudly flying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags at our Carrara head office in Queensland.

Mineral Technologies and Downer celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

More information

You can read more about what we are doing to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities in Downer’s new brochure by clicking here

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Welcoming Graduates

Earlier this year Downer welcomed engineering graduates as part of the 2018 Graduate Program.

Mineral Technologies signs contract with The Egyptian Black Sands Company

Downer’s Mineral Technologies business has signed a contract with the Egyptian Black Sands Company to provide a comprehensive suite of equipment, engineering design and support services for the development of the first mineral sands operation in Egypt.

Downer, UTS and IMCRC form research alliance

Agreement kicks off research project to revolutionise the way composite polymers are used to manufacture precision-engineered mineral separation and mining equipment.

Through its Mineral Technologies business, Downer has formed an alliance with University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC) to cooperatively research solutions that will revolutionise the way additive manufacturing can be used to significantly improve the production of mineral separation equipment and create new manufacturing technologies.

Mineral Technologies and Lycopodium collaborate to deliver PFS for Base Resources

We are proud to be collaborating with Lycopodium to deliver the PFS for Base Resources mineral sands project in Madagascar. Base Resources recently issued a media release which you can view here

If you’d like to speak with one of our senior leads on this project please call Tom Lawson on +61 7 5569 1300 or email

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Spiral Test Rig Donated to Cégep de Sept-Îles College Laboratory, Canada

In April, Mineral Technologies’ North American team attended the Canadian Mineral Processors (CMP) Conference for the Cote Nord-Labrador region of Canada. The conference included a visit to the local Cégep de Sept-Îles College where Quebec Iron Ore and Mineral Technologies have donated a spiral test rig to the college’s metallurgical laboratory.

Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)  – Vancouver, BC

This week we’re exhibiting at the CIM Expo which is being held at the Vancouver Convention Centre from May 6-9.

Record Number of Visitors at CoalProTec - USA

Thanks to all the visitors who joined us at our trade booth at the CoalProTec Conference and Exhibition in Lexington, Kentucky last week.

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CoalProTec - USA

Please join us at the CoalProTec Conference and Exhibition being held in Lexington, Kentucky from April 23-25.

Minerals & Investment Week – Perth, Western Australia

This week we’re exhibiting at Minerals & Investment Week which is being held at the Crown Perth complex in Western Australia.

The event includes four industry conferences under the one roof focusing on Mineral Sands, Iron Ore, Lithium and Battery Metals, and Gold.

Mineral Technologies is presenting a Technical Perspective on our new Compact Turbo Separator and we’re also exhibiting at the tradeshow. Our new Compact Turbo Separator will be on display along with latest news about our wide range of services and technologies for mineral processing.

Minerals and Investment Week runs from Wednesday 21st to Thursday 22nd March. Please visit us at Stand #2.

If you’d like to make contact call Dave Morris on 0448 186 865 or email

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PDAC 2018

This week we’re exhibiting at PDAC 2018 which is being held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada.

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SME 2018

We’re excited to be exhibiting at the 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo in Minneapolis, USA.

Starting Sunday February 25th and running through to Wednesday 28th we’re looking forward to showcasing our new Compact Turbo Spiral and updating visitors with news about our latest mineral processing solutions.

Please visit us at Booth #1111. If you’d like to make contact call Pete Dunn on +1 904 501 4002 or email

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Keeping Fit At MT

Keeping fit whilst enjoying a great day out, our teams in Australia and Brasil have achieved some impressive personal goals.

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The Art and Science of Separation

Mineral Technologies is pleased to announce that we have been featured in the November issue of Business Review Australia magazine

Another Successful Delivery – Designed in Australia and Made in South Africa

Designing customised equipment to suit specific processing needs and delivering to projects across multiple global locations is one of our core skills. 

Helping Customers Succeed is a Team Effort

With customers located in major mining regions worldwide, our Carrara Operations Team is often tasked with meeting challenging schedules that require process equipment to be delivered on-site (often in remote locations) within tight timeframes.

Relationships Creating Success at EXPOSIBRAM

In late September we enjoyed the opportunity to meet with a record number of visitors at the largest mining trade fair in Latin America EXPOSIBRAM.

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