Meet the businesses who are alongside Cornwall Trade & Investment at PDAC, helping to showcase the depth of Cornwall’s mining industry:
Cornish Lithium is a highly innovative mineral exploration and development company focused on the environmentally sustainable extraction of lithium from geothermal brines in the historic mining district of Cornwall, UK. The company has secured agreements with the owners of mineral rights over a large area of the region and is using modern technology to re-evaluate the region for lithium and other vital battery metals such as tin, copper and cobalt. A secure domestic supply of such metals is considered vital to the industrial strategy of the UK as it moves towards the production of electric vehicles.
“Cornish Lithium is delighted to be attending PDAC as part of a delegation from Cornwall – the home of mining for over 400 years. We think that Cornwall has the potential to provide a significant amount the critical raw materials that we need to drive the clean energy revolution and we are attending PDAC as it’s a great opportunity to raise the profile of Cornwall and the opportunities here” – Lucy Crane, Senior Geologist, Cornish Lithium
Petrolab has been operating for over 20 years analysing the content of rocks, minerals, ores, aggregates and concrete from all over the world. They specialise in automated mineralogy, including ore characterisation, geometallurgy, gold deportment studies, routine plant monitoring and auditing. They also run the only commercial installation of a Zeiss Mineralogic mining platform in the UK, this state-of-the-art system allows our clients access to the most powerful mineral characterisation tool on the market.
“We are attending PDAC to promote what we do in the automated mineralogy sector on the global stage. We think that Cornwall’s heritage is unique – you can see everything that made Cornwall such an innovative place to be, and it is still innovative today.” – Christopher Brough, Senior Consultant, Petrolab.
Grinding Solutions specialises in mineral liberation and separation globally, offering smart and innovative solutions to the metalliferous, coal, industrial minerals and oil field industries. These services are underpinned by expert knowledge, from industrial experience and consultancy for both technical solutions and market evaluations. They offer services across the whole mine value chain from exploration and pre-feasibility stage testing to plant optimisation and tailings generation.
“PDAC is very important to us, we currently do a lot of work in Europe and Africa, and we are looking to expand our clients to North America and Canada. For us its important to investigate this potential market, so far we’ve identified at least 50 companies we are looking to talk to. We are very optimistic that we will secure new clients and contracts from the event.” Nick Wilshaw, Managing Director, Grinding Solutions
Andrew Smith, CEO & Founder of British Lithium explained why attending PDAC is vital for his business. “Developing a lithium project requires a number of skills & financing, all of which can be found at PDAC. Attendees include everyone from equipment suppliers, laboratories, technical staff & access to investors. PDAC is a great opportunity to meet all of these people, and highlight the fabulous development opportunity we have in Cornwall.”
“PDAC is one of the biggest mining conference in the world with over 20000 attendees. It’s a great opportunity for us to get in front of a huge audience, and meet with relevant companies” – Che Osmond, Technical Director & Geologist, Wardell Armstrong.
• Completed over 14,000 m of exploration core drilling
• Defined a new globally significant tin-tungsten-copper resource of 11.7 Mt @1.17% Sn Eq. This triples the contained metal from previous work, and puts Cornwall back on the mining map
Notably, on a contained metal basis, the Redmoor Mineral Resource now ranks as the (No. 1) largest undeveloped tin-tungsten underground mining project in the world Cornwall remains one of the most heavily mined but least explored parts of the world.
“Being based in Cornwall, UK offers us the security of operating in a stable jurisdiction with a clear regulatory framework. Cornwall Council and the local communities are both supportive of mining activity. And, with Camborne School of Mines on our doorstep there’s an abundance of high quality talent here supported by international quality universities with expertise in mining.” – Brett Grist, Exploration Manager, Cornwall Resources.
We’re here to help you take advantage of Cornwall’s mining opportunities – and, where necessary, to make your move into the region as seamless and productive as possible, so talk to our team today.
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