About ALTA

celebrating 36 years of service

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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.

Consulting

High-level metallurgical and project development consulting.

Conferences

ALTA conferences are world-class annual metallurgical events and a leading platform for innovation.  ALTA 2021 our 26th 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.

Short Courses

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.

Publications

Proceedings and manuals from ALTA conferences, seminars and short courses.

MetBytes

Free technical articles offering metallurgical commentary and insights.

Free Library

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

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