JKTech, a technology transfer company based in Australia, has formed a partnership with Peru based Transmin Metallurgical Consultants. Transmin has been a leader in metallurgical consulting expertise in Peru and neighbouring countries and will now provide JKTech consulting services to the region. The partnership will provide comminution consulting, flotation consulting, training, and JKTech software and hardware products to the region.Adam Johnston, Transmin’s Chief Metallurgist says: “Many of our clients typically have crushing, grinding or flotation problems. JKTech’s suite of tools, services and experience at solving these problems are second to none. This is a fantastic opportunity for South American operations to use these cutting edge techniques with the additional benefits of local engineers offering fast bilingual support. The team at Transmin is ecstatic with the dynamic and cooperative integration that JKTech and Transmin are undertaking.”JKTech currently has strong relationships with many of the major mining companies in the region including BHP Billiton, Barrick Gold, Freeport McMoran International, Xstrata and Anglo American among others.Transmin Metallurgical Consultants has years of both operational and consulting experience in Peru. They carry out new project studies, audits, optimisation or plant expansion projects, whilst offering international contacts and experience; bilingual in Spanish and English; with a knowledge of current best practices.JKTech is the technology transfer company for the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre and other centres of the Sustainable Minerals Institute at The University of Queensland. Its role is to take viable research outcomes and transfer them to the international minerals industry. JKTech offers a range of innovative solutions for the minerals industry aimed at improving operating efficiency. These specialist products and services include consulting, automated quantitative mineralogy, specialist software, specialist equipment, laboratory services and training courses.