Clariant Mining Solutions opens newest Mining Application & Development Centre in Brazil

Clariant opens mining application and development centre in Brazil

10:48 AM, 27th November 2013
Clariant Mining Solutions business news

MUTTENZ, SWITZERLAND: Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, opened its newest Mining Application and Development Centre (CADM) for Clariant Mining Solutions in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, which will serve as the company’s global excellence centre for iron and phosphate ores and pelletizing.

The new CADM underscores Clariant’s research-driven growth strategy in Brazil. The facility is staffed by scientists and researchers from a number of different mining-related fields and will develop custom flotation solutions for phosphate, iron and sulfide ores. It will also support the development of specialized reagents for pelletizing, dust control, filtration, settling, rheology modifiers and corrosion and scale control.

“The CADM is strategically located in Belo Horizonte, at the heart of the Brazilian mining industry, close to customers, universities and research centres. This laboratory reflects our commitment to innovation and consolidates Clariant’s 35-year presence in the Brazilian mining industry as a leading supplier of chemical solutions,” said Finlay Morrison, Vice President and Head of Business Line Mining Solutions, Clariant.


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