Welcome to H&N Investments

H&N Investments Pty Ltd (“H&N”) is an independent, privately owned niche business development and financial and commercial support services business. The Mineral Sands Consultancy (“TMSC”) is our mineral resource focused consultancy enterprise. 

We specialise in supporting businesses achieve their growth objectives wtihin the natural resources and heavy industrial and rail transport sectors. Our business, commercial, and specialist project developers have the skills and experience to deliver superior business growth and transformation to our clients. 

Our market-based approach, performance focus (quality, cost, schedule, with no harm), and strong guiding values ensure our clients gain confidence in our ability to deliver exceptional results quickly. Critical to this work has been assessing, guiding the development of Strategic management skills and organisational capability to help ensure high rates of profitable growth despite the markets uncertainty. 

Our Experience

Our business experience has covered more than 40 years consulting to blue chip companies. This has included Anglo American, DuPont and Shell Billiton, and many others. Typical work scopes included guiding the initial project development, and supporting design, commissioning and operations of the TI-West project for Minproc and Kerr McGee Corporation, plus full design, development and commissioning of monazite, rutile and ferro-titanium processing operations for Indian Rare Earths a division of the Indian Atomic Energy Commission. We have also led the development, production and marketing trials, then final design, construction and commissioning of a Greenfield Chromite Mine in Sulawesi for PT Freeport Indonesia in association with Pt Indo Mineratama and Island Minerals on recovery of valuable heavy minerals including magnetite.

The business focus has predominantly been the development of key mineral sands deposits such as rutile, zircon, ilmenite, tin, gold, diamonds, chromite, magnetite and many other alluvial minerals, by open pit and large scale dredging operations and allied wet and dry processing. The work scope has covered exploration drill programming and control, to production process test plant development and value adding processes such as roasting, smelting and other processes for synthetic rutile, ilmenite and associated ferrotitanium minerals and market development support services.

We have provided expert witness services on international Mining Products IP and due diligence work on multi-billion-dollar projects for international funders.

In more recent years we have transitioned to supporting more local SMEs with managing risk during the global Covid 19 pandamic. The prime focus has been supporting achievement of high domestic and international growth despite the global market challenges. Critical to this work has been guiding the development of organisational capability to help ensure high rates of profitable growth despite the market uncertainty.

Our Recent Projects

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