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We unlock greater value from pyrometallurgical operations, through collaboration with our clients. Ex Mente is an independent metallurgical engineering company focused on the intelligent application of science and technology, to enhance the success and long-term sustainability of our industry.

We help our clients solve difficult and complex problems by developing innovative and simple-to-use solutions that add real, measurable value. Whether you are starting a new pyrometallurgical venture, need to improve an existing operation or need a specialised process tailor-made to your unique circumstances, we can help to protect your investment and improve returns.

Working together

towards effective solutions for unique circumstances

We help you make important decisions confidently, with guidance from our strong team, through the rigour of our structured methods and with insight from our powerful tools.

We care, we think, we calculate.

The Ex Mente Difference

We combine our experience, knowledge and skills with trusted research and computational technologies, to provide our clients with the insights they need to be more successful. By working with you at the right stage of project development, we can help you ensure project success and enhance profitability.


With good decisions early on, a well-trained operations team and powerful tools to help them, new projects can start up faster and more reliably, and existing operations can become more profitable.