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.
ALTA conferences are world-class annual metallurgical events and a leading platform for innovation. ALTA 2021 our 25th annual event, will be held 13-20 November in Perth. It comprises five conferences: Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Uranium-REE, Gold-PM, In-Situ Recovery and Lithium & Battery Technology; three short courses and an international trade exhibition.
Practically-oriented short courses on topics including treatment of nickel laterites, copper ore leaching, uranium ore processing, copper SX-EW, heap leaching and solvent extraction. Courses offered by live online sessions, on-demand recordings and in-person at ALTA conferences.
Proceedings and manuals from ALTA conferences, seminars and short courses.
Free technical articles offering metallurgical commentary and insights.
The ALTA Free Library includes proceedings and papers from our 1995-2019 conferences covering Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Uranium-REE, Gold-PM, In Situ Recovery and Lithium Processing including 1650+ technical papers. The library is expanded regularly, providing a valuable ongoing resource to the industry.
ALTA Metallurgical Services (ALTA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of JO-AL Enterprises Pty Ltd incorporated in Melbourne, Australia
Latest News & Articles
ALTA 2020 Online additions We are pleased to announce exciting new additions to the ALTA Free Library. All opening and…Read more
After three action-packed weeks the live conference has ended but the on-demand event continues until 12 March. We were excited…Read more
ALTA 2020 Online is LIVE The list of attendees includes 650 participants from 48 countries. We are excited to offer…Read more