ALTA Metallurgical Services was established by metallurgical consultant Alan Taylor in Melbourne, Australia in 1985, to serve the worldwide mining, minerals and metallurgical industries.
ALTA convenes international technical conferences, trade exhibitions and technical short-courses. Now in its seventeenth year, the event is held annually in Perth, Australia. The event comprises three conferences over five days: Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Gold and Uranium. ALTA conferences and exhibitions have become established as major events on the international industry calendar.