MinEx CRC, a $218 million research collaboration aimed at developing technologies to increase the discovery of new mineral deposits, will be launched today in Adelaide by the Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, Minister for Energy and Mining.

The MinEx Cooperative Research Centre (MinEx CRC) has secured $50 million in Federal Government CRC funding, as well as strong industry and research backing. Participants include IMDEX Ltd and 33 other partners from the Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector and major miners BHP, South32, Anglo American and Barrick committing $165 million (cash and in-kind) over the next 10 years.

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