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Discover recent developments and thought leadership from RFC Ambrian and our portfolio companies.

CSIRO and RFC Ambrian joined forces to create MRead which launched in 2023. Following NextOre’s success in applying MR technology for bulk ore sorting in the mining industry, RFC Ambrian and CSIRO returned to MR technology and identified the next commercial market. MRead is developing new capabilities for explosive and drug detection, utilising the accuracy […]

And another one… Almost exactly a year ago we were writing about Chrysos Corporation* and its PhotonAssay technology winning the very prestigious CSIRO Chair’s Medal for Science and Engineering excellence. Back in 2016, as co-founders of Chrysos Corporation alongside CSIRO, we strongly believed PhotonAssay was a game-changer, but it was gratifying to get the endorsement […]

The London Mines & Money 2022 conference finished last week, concluding two weeks (following on from the 121 conference the previous week) of heightened focus on mining. It will be no surprise that decarbonisation and other ESG issues were to the fore of most conversations and presentations, not only the mining industry’s role in providing […]

The world’s highest capacity ore sorting plant at First Quantum’s Kansanshi copper mine enabled by NextOre. Ore sorting has been spoken about by many as the ‘Holy Grail’ of a mining industry facing up to the challenge of extracting minerals from ore bodies with ever declining grade profiles, but technology breakthroughs in the mining industry […]

Congratulations to the PhotonAssay team which has been awarded the CSIRO Chair’s Medal for Science and Engineering Excellence. RFC Ambrian co-founded Chrysos Corporation in 2016 to commercialise and develop the PhotonAssay technology invented by CSIRO. RFC Ambrian Executive Chairman Rob Adamson stated “We are thrilled with the success of Chrysos’s leading PhotonAssay solution and this […]