Dr Grant Ballantyne is a senior research fellow in the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC).  His research is focused on improving energy and water efficiency by applying fundamental understanding to industrial problems.  Grant has been involved in successful site-based industry research over the past ten years, covering five continents and eight commodities. He is passionate about equipping the next generation of metallurgists with the intellectual tools they will need, through undergraduate lecturing, postgraduate supervision and professional development courses.  Grant completed a Bachelor of Engineering (Metallurgy and Chemical) at UQ in 2007, a Doctorate in Philosophy at the JKMRC in 2012 and was recently awarded the Minerals Engineering International’s Young Person of the Year award for 2017. 

On his final day before transition to the world of engineering consultants, Grant will present a keynote he recently gave in Brazil.  This presentation represents the culmination of his research over the years at JKMRC from the Comminution Energy Curves, through various case studies and the integration of comminution, classification and flotation.

About JKMRC Friday Seminars 2019

Welcome to the 2019 Series of the JKMRC Friday Seminars.  The list of presentations covers a large breadth of interesting topics, from social licence to operate, to mineral processing through to mine closure.

If you wish to watch past presentations or a missed Seminar, you can access the videos uploaded to YouTube through the following link: https://www.youtube.com/user/smiuq



UQ Experimental Mine Site, 40 Isles Road, Indooroopilly.
Lecture Theatre