Our History


Mineral Resources Development – Brief History

The Company was formed in 2002 by four partners who believed there was a business opportunity available in the contract metallurgical arena.

MRD has extensive knowledge in the metallurgical arena and has a sound reputation with many clients, including a number of the larger companies.

MRD provides an outsourced solution to both large existing companies as well as new developing BEE junior companies.


Combined experience in the following sectors is over 75 years:

Notwithstanding this, MRD has also been involved in other minerals and will approach these where appropriate and where it believes it can add value.


MRD’s Capabilities:

  • Contract Metallurgical Operations
  • Process design
  • Feasibility studies, due diligence, HAZOP studies, etc
  • Plant and Project Optimization / Modifications
  • Project Management
  • Construction management
  • Plant Commissioning