Your industry – your way

Australia is home to a world class mining services sector. With abundant and diverse mineral and energy resources, a sophisticated equipment, technology and services industry and proximity to growth markets in Asia, Australia hosts some of the world’s leading mining, oil and gas conglomerates.

The Australian resource industry is constantly evolving, requiring ongoing innovation and development of techniques and technology. A commitment to a sustainable economy increases the demand for renewables and long-term environmental solutions.

The knowledge base of our resources group covers the wide scope of disciplines required to meet the needs of the industry. Many of our clients are involved in various stages of exploration, extraction, processing and recovery of minerals.  With combined decades of experience, our team establish, develop and maintain secure and comprehensive intellectual property portfolios for our clients.

Our experienced team can provide IP advice for a range of techniques and technologies including:

  • extraction and recovery
  • mineral processing techniques and flow sheets
  • testing, piloting and mine management techniques
  • general mechanical engineering technologies
  • pressure acid leaching
  • atmospheric leaching
  • biological leaching
  • solvent extraction
  • electrowinning
  • ion exchange
  • agglomeration
  • alumina refining
  • mineral sands refining
  • flocculation
  • direct reduction of iron
  • smelting
  • wear plate technology
  • excavation techniques
  • chemical engineering
  • battery minerals
  • electrode chemistry and composition

We offer cross-disciplinary teams for emerging technologies such as IoT, artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation, robotics, augmented reality and virtual reality.

The Team

Principal & National Practice Group Leader - Management & Strategic Services
Principal & National Practice Group Leader - Chemical
Principal & National Practice Group Leader - Engineering & Technology