Metallurgical Research & Testing Laboratory
Forte Analytical is an independent metallurgical research and testing laboratory dedicated to open pit mine and heap leach facility advancement, providing a modern approach to analytical, geotechnical, and metallurgical testing services.
Made for Mining
Forte Analytical is a division of Forte Dynamics, an engineering and consulting firm known for surface mine and heap leach systems engineering. The Forte group, including Forte Dynamics, Forte Analytical, and Opencontour, provides an expansive list of services to support mining companies in maximizing profits and efficiencies.
There are a number of metallurgical testing labs in the mining industry; however, there are few capable of matching Forte's understanding of the principles that influence mine and HLF production. In addition to metallurgical research and testing, Forte offers heap leach modeling and optimization, project engineering, mine planning software, consulting services, and economic analysis.
Each mine site is unique and has its own geological landscape. Forte Analytical combines fundamental metallurgical principles with modern laboratory practices that are customized to each mine site and location.
Exploration, Feasibility, and Performance
Forte Analytical supports all mine phases including exploratory, feasibility, production, and closure. Our services are designed around these phases and the differing testing and analytical requirements for each.
Testing Transparency and Data Organization
Forte Analytical provides custom dashboards for each client to track test progress, timeline and budget status, and view historical data. Clients can access their dashboard via a secure, easy to access, centralized web-based portal.
Innovation and Development
Forte Analytical business model includes ongoing investment in research and development. Regular audits are conducted to maintain the integrity of our testing processes. We include field data and scientific analysis to improve our capabilities now and in the future.
TEST & ANALYSIS
Head Assay Determinations
Carbon and sulfur speciation
Crush Size Optimization
Geotechnical and Hydrodynamics Testing
Abrasion and Durability Testing
Mine Plan Optimization
Heap Leach Design and Modelling
Crush Size Optimization
Scoping, PFS, and FS Level
Testing Program Design
Process Flowsheet design
Metallurgical Research and Testing Laboratory Services