who we are

IMO covers all metallurgical aspects of the mining process, ranging from testing and consulting to operational support. We always work with an underlying focus on optimum production and profit.

Whether you have a new project, or have been missing targets because of test-work issues, flow-sheet design problems, operational surprises, or even a change in ore type, we have the expertise to help create options and sound solutions.

what we do

As the largest metallurgical services group in Australia, we provide worldwide support in:


sample selection, test-work design and management, geo-metallurgical validation, flowsheet design through to feasibility and project management services.

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specialist personnel are placed on-site to commission, operate and optimise mineral treatment plants, laboratories and mining projects.

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metallurgical laboratory

metallurgical test-work facility offering bench and pilot scale laboratory testing, for metals ranging from precious metals, base and industrial minerals, strategic minerals and metals, as well as specialty elements.

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