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The Mineral Research Centre (PPM) is the research and development (R&D) arm of the Minerals and Geoscience Department (JMG).  

The objectives of JMG (PPM) are;

  • To encourage and diversify use of local mineral resources so as to contribute towards the development of the country’s industrial sector through R&D
  • To encourage the development of mineral resources in a sustainable manner through R&D

Among its functions are;

  • To carry out R&D on local minerals in order to produce starting and value added materials for industrial use
  • To develop suitable mineral processing and recycling technologies
  • To carry out collaborative  research with institutes of higher learning, other R&D agencies and industries in the field of minerals
  • To commercialise significant R&D results through technology transfer to interested parties
  • To assume advisory role and act as a reference centre in areas related to research in local minerals
  • To undertake R&D in mineral extraction, environmental impact and rehabilitation as well as providing support services to the department in overcoming related problems

In line with the government’s aspiration to develop the mineral based industry JMG(PPM) carried out projects related to clay based, silica-based, rock-based and advance material technology. To encourage the development of mineral resources in a sustainable manner, R&D on mineral processing, mining, quarrying and rehabilitation technology were carried out.

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Department of Mineral and Geoscience Malaysia,
Aras 9, Menara PjH,
No. 2, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak,
Presint 2, 62100 PUTRAJAYA.

Tel: (+603) 88716000
Fax: (+603) 88716145/46
Email: helpdesk [at] jmg [dot] gov [dot] my

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