The airport metallurgist: On the value of metallurgical innovation

STRICTLY Boardroom takes a business view of innovative advances in getting the metal out of rocks

The airport metallurgist: On the value of metallurgical innovation The airport metallurgist: On the value of metallurgical innovation The airport metallurgist: On the value of metallurgical innovation The airport metallurgist: On the value of metallurgical innovation The airport metallurgist: On the value of metallurgical innovation

First a disclaimer, in that Strictly Boardroom is far from an accomplished metallurgist.  Despite years of close proximity to process plants, the nuances of the art and science of successfully operating mineral process facilities still remains something of a black box to your scribe.

That said, Strictly Boardroom feels sufficiently confident to assess the business principles of what makes for good metallurgical innovation and commercialisation.  Metallurgists are not routinely interested in the detail of business models and in mineral economics - and it is inevitably the combination of good science with good business context (i.e. business models and economics) that holds the key to successful innovation from a commercial standpoint. So, what can t...

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