FLSmidth has purchased the hydrometallurgical and mineral processing capabilities of AuTec. AuTec’s legacy of innovative process, piloting, testing, and characterization will continue in FLSmidth’s Mineral Testing and Research Center in Salt Lake City.

AuTec is a full-service metallurgical testing lab and piloting facility, serving the mining industry. Our team of metallurgists will work with you to design an effective test program to select, de-risk or optimize your process flowsheet. Let us help you make the most of your mine!


AuTec’s assayers, technicians and metallurgists offer expertise in a wide range of metallurgical processing applications, from comminution studies, to mineral processing, to hydrometallurgy and environmental studies, supported by top quality mineralogical and analytical capabilities.

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AuTec is well equipped to handle a wide range of analytical, mineralogical, comminution and metallurgical challenges with an extensive and specialized selection of equipment.

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Case Studies

AuTec staff have carried out a significant number of projects throughout the world. These projects have included commissioning of new plants or processes, troubleshooting of existing processes, and operational surveys with an aim to improve metallurgical performance.

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Team Leaders

Noelene Ahern

Acting Managing Director 

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John Jiang

Manager, Mineral Processing 

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Peter Whittaker

Manager, Mineralogy 

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Jack Biln

Analytical Supervisor 

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Tracy McCourt

Manager, Business Services 

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