ALTA was established by metallurgical consultant Alan Taylor in 1985 to serve the worldwide mining, minerals and metallurgical industries. Alan has 40+ years’ experience in the metallurgical, mineral and chemical processing industries in Australasia, New Zealand, North and South America, Africa, Asia and Europe.
ALTA offers a wide range of services and resources to the metallurgical industry:
High-level metallurgical and project development consulting.
Free technical articles offering metallurgical commentary and insights.
The annual ALTA conference is a world-class metallurgical event and a leading platform for innovation. The next scheduled conference is ALTA 2024 to be held in Perth, Western Australia on 27-31 May. It comprises two conferences: Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, and Lithium-Battery Technology-Rare Earths plus an international trade exhibition.
Proceedings from recent ALTA Conferences are available for purchase.
The ALTA Free Library includes proceedings and papers from our 1995-2020 conferences covering Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Uranium-REE, Gold-PM, In Situ Recovery & Lithium Processing, Lithium & Battery Technology. The library is expanded regularly, providing a valuable ongoing resource to the industry.
Short Course Manuals
Detailed Course manuals on 7 topics are available for purchase, and are periodically updated. No presenatations of ALTA Short Courses are currently planned. Topics include
ALTA Metallurgical Services (ALTA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of JO-AL Enterprises Pty Ltd incorporated in Melbourne, Australia