Key sectors

  • Mining 

  • Agriculture

  • Civil & Infrastructure 

  • Oil & Gas

Manufacture & Supply of Industrial Minerals

MMS provides a complete service vertically integrated to meet our client requirements.  MMS processes ensure the production of high-quality fine ground minerals with the added capacity to accurately blend specialty products to suit client requirements.  MMS products servicing the Mining, Oil & Gas and Civil & Infrastructure Sectors:


  • Calcium Carbonate

  • Quicklime

  • Enviro Catalyst (mine water treatment)

  • Hydrated Lime

  • Barite (drilling mud)


Mining Sector

MMS provides the Northern Territory mining industry with gold ore processing and solutions to treat acid water inventory, MMS support the industry with whole of service environmental treatment programs. Our innovative treatments provide an economic and positive long term environmental solution to their mine site remediation responsibilities.  We can tailor the environmental chemistry, blend reagents and fabricate the equipment to treat each mine site's unique requirements.


MMS is the only major manufacturer of specialty reagent products in Northern Australia and supplier of Chememan Quicklime and Hydrated lime to numerous projects within Northern Australia, servicing a variety of mining and industrial applications:


  • Heavy Rare Earth Mineral Processing

  • Gold ore processing

  • Uranium processing

  • Acid Tailings & Water Treatment for Gold and Uranium mines

  • Domestic drinking and wastewater treatment

  • Industrial binder applications.

  • Whole of service Acid Mine Water Treatment using specially designed in-house slaking plants and reagents.


Oil & Gas Sector


Key supplier of high-quality Drilling Mud to various oil & gas projects within Northern Australia. MMS mines and processes Barite, a high purity Barium Sulphate (BaSO4) product sourced from its mineral lease south of Darwin and processed to API standards.


Civil & Infrastructure Sector


Manufacturer of high quality industrial calcium carbonate and blended liming reagents to the civil and industrial sectors, used for the treatment of acid sulphate soil/soil preconditioning for the construction industry, road construction stabilisation and mangrove soil treatment projects.

MMS specialise in the fine grinding and blending of synthesized lime reagents for treatment of acidic soils/soil stabilisation. Our MMS Roadmaker has a bulk density of more than 1-1/2 times that of hydrated lime, provides the same chemical reaction as hydrated lime and provides an economical treatment solution for acid sulphate soils.  


Agriculture Sector


MMS supply a range of minerals to the Northern Territory agriculture industry in the Darwin and Katherine regions as soil treatments for fruit and crop production.  There is a renewed international focus on soil management due to the increasing concerns of the implications of current trends in soil conditions.  In Northern Australia soil acidification is recognised as a significant threat to the sustainability of fruit and crop growing.  Our minerals are used to reduce the acidity of soil, restore the pH balance and provide balance to the soil structure.


Key supplier of high-quality agricultural minerals to the tropical fruit & vegetable growers and broad acre farms in Northern Territory.  MMS agriculture minerals are specially processed and formulated to maximise the Effective Neutralisation Value (ENV) creating a balancing agent for low pH soils.   

MMS Calci Flour is 5 times more available to plants than typical Aglime products


  • MMS Calci Flour - fine ground calcium carbonate

  • MMS Gyp Flour - high-quality calcium sulphate (gypsum)

  • MMS Dolomitic Flour – high-quality calcium magnesium carbonate

  • Liquid Calcium suspensions


Materials Handling, Storage & Delivery


Our modern purpose built facility strategically located close to the Darwin Port and Rail terminal has the capability to provide a complete service vertically integrated from mine to product to meet client’s requirements.  Provider of vendor and logistical services to the oil & gas, mining and civil industrial industries.

Capacity to support the loading/unloading of 20’/40’ containers up to 32mt’s, ISOs and road tanker trailers up to 80mt payloads. 8,000 sqm laydown area, 800sqm undercover storage well-appointed workshop, office and secure storage and yard facilities.

  • 800 sqm under cover area

  • 8,000 sqm storage area

  • Offices and amenities

  • In-house laboratory

  • Secure dedicated moisture-controlled container storage for mineral product.

  • Unloading of bulker bag/palletised product and stowing.

  • Transport of export containers from Port, stuffing and return to Port for export.

  • Suppliers of pallets for long haul transport and containerised logistics.


Our materials handling equipment includes:

  • Road train – Highway registered tankers for delivery of bulk powder materials

  • 200 Tonne overhead silo storage

  • 400 Tonne ISO and horizontal silo storage

  • Warehousing and 20’container storage

  • Bulk ore set down areas 5000Sqm

  • Front End Loader

  • Container and materials handling equipment

  • Forklifts up to 32 tonne

  • Bagging and Debagging equipment

  • 50 tonne weighbridge











- Telstra Business Women NT Small Business Award awarded to Glenys Tarrant

- Awarded Australian Patent 2013209309 Method & Apparatus for Acidic Surface Water 



- Awarded Accelerating Commercialisation Grant to implement a comprehensive water sampling and   ecotoxicology assessment program to evaluate the effectiveness of the MMS

in-situ acid mine water treatment process using locally engineered hardware and locally produced reagents.

-Australian Technologies Competition Business Accelerator Program - Short Listed for the MMS Decontamination of acid mine water technology.

-NT Department of Business Industry Innovation Award - Finalist for our pH management and control technology.



10 Campion Road

East Arm Northern Territory

Phone 61 8 89471872

Monday - Friday 08:00 - 16:00



Email :

PO Box 1140

Palmerston Northern Territory

Australia     0828