The ETP SMR brings together 33 members located across 15 countries in Europe and beyond. The ETP SMR members are major players from Industry, Research Institutes, Geological Surveys, Academia, and National and European Associations. They are united to address the future technological and societal challenges of the mineral sector, in order to jointly act towards a common vision.




We are a global producer of copper and silver with over 50 years of experience. Our objective is to join the group of large global copper producers with an output of about 700 thousand...

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LKAB is an international high-tech minerals group that mines and upgrades the unique iron ore of northern Sweden for the global steel market. Long-term investments into research and development have given us a competitive...

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Minfo, The Swedish Mineral Processing Research Organization



MINTEK Mintek is South Africa’s national mineral research organisation, specialising in mineral and metal technology. Mintek works closely with industry and other R&D institutions and provides service testwork, process development and optimisation, consulting and...