AMIRA International – the mineral industry's partner of choice for collaborative research

AMIRA International Ltd is a member-based organisation of minerals companies and suppliers which develops, brokers and facilitates collaborative research projects.

Through this process a number of companies can jointly fund research and jointly share the benefits. This combined funding enables AMIRA to recruit the world's leading researchers to address industry problems and opportunities and to conduct sustained research which leads to the development of a stronger industry research base.

Latest News

AMIRA Newsletter - Issue 37, July 2014
AMIRA Sharing the Benefits Newsletter - Issue 37

The lastest AMIRA newsletter contains the following articles:

  • AMIRA signs MOUs with ADIMB and Antaike
  • New Members join AMIRA – BGRIMM and Norton Goldfields
  • P1060: Enhanced Geochemical Targeting in Magmatic-Hydrothermal Systems
  • P1162: Unlocking Australia’s hidden mineral potential - UNCOVER Roadmap
  • P1097: Transportable Moisture Limit (TML)
  • P1150: Moisture Measurement and Control for Iron Ore Conveyor Systems
  • AMIRA in Australia 3.0 Forum
  • P1147: Space-borne hyperspectral sensor
  • AMIRA supports CRC ORE II
  • P705C: Improving Base Metal Electrowinning
  • P420E: Gold Processing
  • And many more articles...

  • Project Portfolio

    The AMIRA International Project Portfolio is available for searches and browsing on the AMIRA website and provides basic project information to the general public.

    Members, Sponsors and Research Partners can access detailed project information by signing in.

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     this website's Terms and Conditions

    • Confidentiality periods apply for each project.
    • During the confidentiality period, both researchers and company participants will be required to keep project results confidential.
    • At the conclusion of the confidentiality period, intellectual property rights will remain with the researcher(s) and they will have sole right to publish project results and commercialise the intellectual property. Sponsors will have the right to utilise project results in their activities, whilst AMIRA will be able to provide copies of reports to its members on request.
    • The information found within the AMIRA International website is for your internal company use only and not to be circulated to third parties, sold or published in part or whole.

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    Recent Projects

    No. Project Title
    P934B West African Exploration Initiative Stage 3
    Jul 2014
    P1152 Bayer Precipitation and Alumina Quality
    Jun 2014
    P705C Improving Base Metal Electrowinning
    Nov 2013

    All Current Projects

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    Project Meetings

    Upcoming Sponsor Review Meetings

    No. Project Title Venue
    P934B West African Exploration Initiative Stage 3 IRD Toulouse France
    23 Sep 2014 ~ 24 Sep 2014
    P933B Long Term Acid Rock & Tailings Drainage Mitigation thru Source Control Teleconference
    23 Sep 2014
    P1060 Enhanced Geochemical Targeting in Magmatic-Hydrothermal Systems Denver, Colorado, USA
    25 Sep 2014
    P1153 Applying the explorers' toolbox to discover Cu, Au and Mo deposits Hilton Garden Inn Denver Downtown
    25 Sep 2014
    P1037 Stope Optimisation and Stope Layout BHP Billiton Olympic Dam Conference Room Level 2, 55 Grenfell St. Adelaide SA 5000
    15 Oct 2014
    P1037 Stope Optimisation and Stope Layout Teleconference
    28 Oct 2014
    P1087 Integrated Tailings Management Tucson Arizona
    28 Oct 2014 ~ 29 Oct 2014
    P420E Gold Processing Chamber of Mines Johannesburg
    10 Nov 2014
    P009P Mineral Processing Johannesburg - TBA
    11 Nov 2014 ~ 13 Nov 2014
    P266G Improving Thickener Technology Chamber of Mines Johannesburg
    18 Nov 2014 ~ 19 Nov 2014
    P925B 10th EMC 2015 Novotel Barossa Valley Resort, SA
    17 Mar 2015 ~ 20 Mar 2015

    Project participants can access Meeting documents by logging in to the AMIRA Extranet above and visiting the Project page under 'My Projects'