OptimOre Consortium

The OptimOe Consortium is made up of a group of academic and industrial partners from the UK and other European countries. These include the University Polytechnic of Catalonia (Spain), Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden), University of Exeter (UK), Universidad de Oviedo (Spain), Technische Univeritat Bergakemedie Freiberg (Germany), INTERKNSULT Ltd (UK), EDMA Innova SL (Spain) and Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden Rosssendorf (Germany).

The main objective of OptimOre is to optimise the crushing, milling and separation ore processing technologies for tungsten and tantalum mineral processing, by means of improved fast and flexible fine tuning production process control based on new software models, advanced sensing and a deeper process physical study, which will make possible an increase yield of 7-12% on the current best production processes and will allow an energy saving of 5% compared to the best available techniques. The project commenced in December 2014 and has a duration of three years.

OptimOre Consortium
c/o Interkonsult Ltd
Beacon Office Park
Cafferata Way
NG24 2TN