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Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre

SMI – Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre

The Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC) is the global mineral industry’s partner-of-choice for innovation in mineral processing and geometallurgy research.  For almost 50 years, the Centre has developed a strong reputation for the delivery of its applied research outcomes and for its postgraduate education program.

Our Capabilities

JKMRC has a depth of minerals expertise and a wide range of research tools.
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Innovative research activities span mineral processing and geometallurgy.
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Postgraduate students are a key element of JKMRC research projects.
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JKMRC Events

The 5th International Flotation Conference (Flotation '11) is organized by MEI in consultation with...

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Fifth International Conference on Autogenous and Semiautigenous...


The new Mineral Characterisation Research Facility (MCRF) building was formally opened as the Alban...

Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) at The University of Queensland has undertaken an internationa...

JKMRC Update

Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC) Founder Professor Alban Lynch has been named among the first inductees in the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame.

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Professor Malcolm Powell, attends the 13th European Symposium on Comminution and Classification as a plenary lecturer.

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JKMRC students visit Ernest Henry Copper Mine in Cloncurry.

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Professor Dee Bradshaw, one of UQ’s finest honoured with Award for Excellence in Research Higher Degree Supervision.

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