Mintek

Locally produced sanitisers for COVID -19

Mintek is producing over 600 litres of hand and surface sanitisers to use and distribute to staff. This following low supply of sanitisers because of an increase in demand. Sanitisers were produced in the controlled laboratory environment in the...

Team SA participates in PDAC 2020

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) 2020 trade and conference show is currently underway in Toronto, Canada. This year, South Africa will be participating in the PDAC trade and conference show. The purpose of the annual...

Research needs to be supported by the industry

Mintek argues that the mining industry needs more involvement in research. “The mining industry must use Mintek for the benefit of the industry,” said Peter Craven, Mintek’s General Manager: Business development. “The government funded research at...
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Mintek’s possible breakthrough

The rare earths industry in Africa is growing. Companies are buying up assets and determining their contained value, but giving less attention to the downstream process flow sheets necessary to prove their viability, writes Laura Cornish. It is...
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Elite laboratory experts in action

As mining costs continue to escalate, so too does the need to find more efficient processes. Government-funded researcher Mintek is at the forefront of finding such new technologies and relies greatly on its in-house analytical laboratory to affirm...