Iron Ore and Iron Making

Downstream Consulting is a group of multidisciplinary, consulting engineers providing engineering and technical services with a strong focus on safety, sustainability and innovation.
Our Principals and Associates have extensive experience across all engineering disciplines.

We provide engineering consultancy and execute project and engineering management for projects of any size in iron ore mining and processing, with a strong focus on iron making processes. Downstream Consulting will build the appropriate engineering capability for your technical requirements.
We provide following services in Iron Ore and Iron Making:

  • Process development
  • Engineering design and management
  • Estimating
  • Feasibility studies including financial evaluation and Whole of Life analysis
  • Sustainable design
  • De-bottlenecking studies
  • Project execution and commissioning
  • Project controls, scheduling, budgets and document management

Downstream Consulting's Principals and Associates have experience in the following areas:

  • Iron Ore
    • Mining
    • Beneficiation
    • Comminution
    • Materials Handling
    • Stockyards
    • Rail
    • Shipping
  • Iron Making
    • Smelting Processes
      • Blast Furnace
      • HIsmelt
      • AusIron
      • ITmk3
    • Direct Reduction Processes
      • Finmet
      • FIOR
      • SL/RN and DRC kilns (modified for Synthetic Rutile production)
      • Circored (modified concept for Synthetic Rutile production)

John Ganser, a principal of Downstream Consulting, has joint patents for processes and apparatus for key components of the HIsmelt process.

Articles on iron making processes are available on this site.

Contact us to develop your scope of services and estimate to execute the work at:

John Ganser: +61 (0) 417 971 681