Battery Metals & Minerals


Consulmet has designed and built process plants for battery metals and minerals, including:

All of our plants can be provided on a turnkey basis.  Our core expertise is concentration and pre-concentration of battery minerals and metals using DMS, flotation and ore sorting.

Case Studies

Lithium Spodumene Concentrator

Nickel Pre-Concentrator

Copper Concentrator

Copper Pre-Concentrator


Turnkey Plants

Consulmet's speciality is the design, construction, operation and maintenance of turnkey process plants.  Our turnkey offering combines our expertise in process engineering and plant design, construction, operations and maintenance with our pre-engineered solutions to deliver a fast-tracked, complete processing solution.

Gravity Separation, Beneficiation & Concentration

Our core expertise lies in applying gravity separation to the beneficiation and concentration of heavy minerals.  Consulmet's team are experts in the design, construction and operation of:

Lithium Spodumene Pre-Concentration

We have developed considerable expertise in spodumene pre-concentration, including:

Core Technologies


Our team are world experts in XRT sorting plants.  We have designed, built and operated dozens of XRT plants.  Consulmet can provide an ore-sorting solution to pre-concentrate ores and remove contaminants such as mafic ahead of further concentration by DMS or flotation.

DMS Pre-Concentration

Consulmet has designed, built, operated and maintained DMS pre-concentrators for lithium, copper, lead, manganese, nickel, tin, and zinc.  Our DMS pre-concentrators are offered as complete turnkey solutions or can be integrated into a project flowsheet. 

100 tph Nickel DMS Pre-Concentrator

100 tph Nickel DMS Pre-Concentrator

Flotation Concentrators

Consulmet has designed and built flotation circuits for battery and precious metals for the concentration of fines.

Spiral Concentrators

Consulmet has developed in-house standard designs for single and multi-stage spiral circuits (currently up to seven stages) to concentrate various metals, including copper and iron ore.

Materials Handling

Consulmet's material handling expertise has been gained on numerous global projects for different commodities.  We have designed and built conveyor systems up to 1,500 tph capacity and have developed a range of standard, interchangeable conveyor modules for rapid deployment.  Consulmet has particular expertise in the handling of sticky, high-clay ores.