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. More information
ALTA conferences are world-class annual metallurgical events and a leading platform for innovation. Next conference: ALTA 2020 Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Uranium-REE, Gold-PM, In Situ Recovery, Lithium & Battery Technology Conference & Exhibition to be held 23-30 May in Perth, Australia. More information
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. More information
Proceedings and manuals from ALTA conferences, seminars and short courses. More information
Free technical articles offering metallurgical commentary and insights. More information
The ALTA Free Library includes proceedings from ALTA 1995-2017 Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Uranium-REE and Gold-PM conferences for free download (1440+ papers). A selection of papers from ALTA 2019 and 2018 is also available. The library is expanded regularly, providing a major ongoing resource to the industry. More information
ALTA Metallurgical Services (ALTA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of JO-AL Enterprises Pty Ltd incorporated in Melbourne, Australia.
Latest News & Articles
Following recent Australian Government announcements regarding COVID-19 we have no option but to postpone ALTA 2020. Given the bans on large…Read more
The four proceedings from ALTA 2018 are now available from the ALTA Free Library, including Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Uranium-REE-Lithium, Gold-PM and In…Read more
View the abstracts and check back regularly as we’ll be adding more progressively as they are finalised. The list now…Read more