We develop metallurgical flowsheets by integrating our high-quality laboratory testwork, our flowsheeting software and our world-renowned engineering consultancy.

About us

Founded in 2002 by internationally renowned metallurgist, Dr Frank Crundwell, CM Solutions has fostered successful relationships with all of the world’s top mining houses and engineering firms. Our scientists and engineers develop and apply new knowledge to solve our client’s individual challenges.

CM Solutions has been awarded ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 status for establishing and maintaining an international quality management system for its metallurgical laboratories.

The CM Solutions mission: Maximizing Metallurgy

The CM Solutions team offers a versatile, tailor-made service that is cost-effective, strategic and delivered on spec and on time. We have done this in markets as diverse as copper, nickel, zinc, cobalt, PGMs, gold and lead.

The CM Solutions advantage:
One point of contact from testwork to process flowsheet

    • We work with our clients to meet their individual needs
    • We have a metallurgical laboratory with its own in-house analytical capability
    • We have developed customised tools such as CycadProcess for process development
    • We have a reputation for scientific and engineering innovation
    • Our consulting practice has over 20 years of experience in advising clients how to get more value from their ore deposits and processing plants.

    The CM Solutions offering: Test work to flowsheet

    The CM Solutions team can assist in all areas of process engineering, metallurgical test work and financial analysis. Whether you need a concept, prefeasibility or feasibility study we can assist in one or all aspects of developing and optimizing design. To date we have done work in the fields of due diligence; techno-economic studies; flowsheet design; process modelling and flowsheet development; mass and energy balances; plant optimisation and HAZOP studies.