AusIMM Hunter Region Branch 10th Annual Jameson Distinguished Lecture: Metallurgy is Central to the Development of a Critical Minerals Project.

The in-person and livestream presentation will examine the pitfalls and successes of developing a critical minerals cobalt project located close to Broken Hill through the lens of a small ASX company and the necessary role of sound metallurgical testing to underpin securing financial interest and credibility in the project.

Oct Ausimm Hunter

The modern landscape calls for development of minerals projects which have a strong focus on national and international strategic outcomes.

Often the assets are held by small companies, and complex or novel metallurgical flowsheets are required. As a result, significant financial backing by governments is necessary for development.

Sound metallurgical testing, methodical scale-up, and product validation is central to the success of the company. The experience of Cobalt Blue at the Broken Hill Cobalt Project will be presented.

There will also be an optional dinner at a nearby restaurant (Venue TBA) to allow further discussion of the topic in a relaxed manner.

To RSVP, please select this option when registering for the event.


5.30pm - 6.30pm: Networking, nibbles and drinks
6.30pm - 7.30pm: Presentation
7.30pm - onwards: Optional post-event dinner at own cost. Venue TBA.

6.30pm - 7.30pm AEDT

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