ALTA 2019

18-25 May, Perth, Australia

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ALTA 2019 is of one of the world’s premier annual metallurgical events, now in its 24th year, and a leading platform for metallurgical innovation.  The emphasis of the program is practical rather than academic, and the theme that runs through the conference is the various aspects of project development.  ALTA conferences are well-known for providing exceptional opportunities for the industry to share ideas, innovations, technologies and projects, and develop new contacts and broader networks.

This annual event is a gathering of the global nickel, cobalt, copper, uranium, rare earths, lithium, gold and precious metals industries.  It features highly-focused programs, topical forums and presentations by key international speakers. Held over eight days, it comprises

Three international conferences in one week

Program Topics

  • Nickel-Cobalt-Copper (20-22 May) including Pressure Acid Leaching Forum & Panel
  • Uranium-REE-Lithium (23-24 May)  including Lithium Processing Forum & Panel
  • Gold-PM (23-24 May)  including Cyanide Alternatives/Alleviation Forum & Panel

Three Short Courses

  • Treatment of Nickel-Cobalt Laterites (18 May)  Course Outline
  • Copper SX/EW Basic Principles and Detailed Plant Design (19 May)  Course Outline
  • Heap Leaching & its Application to Copper, Gold, Uranium & Nickel Ores (25 May)  Course Outline


  • To date, 158 organisations from 28 countries have already registered to attend, with many sending multiple delegates. The preliminary list of attendees will be updated as registrations are received.
  • Over the past 22 years 3,000+ people from 63 countries have attended ALTA conferences 5,600 times - a true testament to the quality of this world-leading annual metallurgical event.


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