JKTech has been recognised as a global provider of innovative technologies to the international resources industry.

JKTech has been awarded the coveted Minerals and Energy Award announced at The Premier of Queensland’s Export Award in Brisbane on 24th October.   The Minerals and Energy Award is presented for outstanding international success in the production of primary processing of extractive and value-added minerals or energy products, technology, equipment and services to the minerals and energy industries.

As the commercialisation company for the research centres of the Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) at the University of Queensland, JKTech has access to industry’s latest research outcomes. This is a unique relationship combining SMI’s acknowledged research expertise with that of JKTech’s to deliver solutions in all areas of the life-of-mine cycle, including the increasingly critical areas of risk, safety, social responsibility and sustainability.  This combined wealth of knowledge and expertise provides the enablers for the mining industry to optimise processes which increase throughput and productivity and leads to more sustainable projects, contributing to Queensland’s standing as a major global supplier.

“As a long-standing contributor to growing the Queensland export market with its delivery of innovation in the mining industry, JKTech is very proud to have been acknowledged in The Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards in 2013 as winner of the Minerals and Energy Award and as a finalist in three other categories.  We acknowledge the high calibre of the other nominees in all categories with such inspiring contributions to the Queensland economy with their export successes,” says Dan Alexander, JKTech’s CEO.

As a state finalist, JKTech is now an entrant in the 51st Australian Export Awards where it will be judged alongside other state and territory winners in the Minerals and Energy category from which a national winner will be selected on 26th November, 2013 in Melbourne.

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