|Postal||Private Bag X3015, Randburg, 2125|
|Physical||200 Malibongwe Drive, Randburg, Johannesburg|
|Tel||011 709 4111|
OverviewThe mandate of Mintek is to serve the national interest through research and development, technology transfer, promote mineral technology, and encourage the establishment and expansion of industries in the field of minerals and products derived therefrom.
Mintek's offerings include a full range of process development services, from preliminary bench-scale investigations to large-scale piloting and integrated flowsheet development, in support of bankable feasibility studies. Its activities include: providing essential services (information, consulting and experimental); increasing the competitiveness of the industry by developing effective technology (to cut costs and improve recoveries); developing ‘breakthrough' process technologies and novel uses for metals and their products; marketing its commercial products and technologies to the industry; establishing strategic partnerships and joint ventures; participating in regional development initiatives and Southern African Development Community activities and projects; maintaining and expanding international scientific links; and developing the human resources potential of the region through educational and training activities.