The Cooperative Research Centre for Optimising Resource Extraction (CRC ORE) is founded under the Cooperative Research Centres programme.
The Centre is supported by AMIRA, Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, Bear Rock Solutions, BHP, Comet Strategy, CRC Mining, CSIRO, Curtin, DataMine Australia, Gekko Systems, Glencore, Hatch, IMDEX, JKTech, Magotteaux, METS Ignited, Mipac, MRIWA, Newcrest, NRC Canada, Orica, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Scantech, Sedgman, Sodern, Split Engineering, SRK Consulting Canada, Sumitomo, Teck, University of Adelaide, University of Queensland (UQ), University of Tasmania (UTAS) and Whittle Consulting.
JKTech delivers economic and social value to the global resources industry via high-end technology products and services in ore characterisation and process improvement within all areas of the life-of-mine cycle including geology, mining, mineral processing and sustainability.
The University of Queensland (UQ). The world class capability of mining and minerals processing research at The University of Queensland extends back over 40 years through the activities of the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC) and the WH Bryan Mining and Geology Research Centre (BRC).
University of Tasmania (UTAS). The ARC Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits (CODES) is a global leader in ore deposit research and postgraduate training. Its extensive, state of the art geological laboratory facilities enable cutting edge testing across all fields of geology.