Research & Development

AEM operates a state-of-the-art Technology Development Centre in Laval, Quebec that is focussed on researching and developing world leading chemical production processes for a range of high-value industrial minerals, including high purity alumina and rare earths, and has enabled the company to build a broad portfolio of patented and proprietary technology.

The company's patent portfolio currently comprises 51 granted patents and 8 pending patent applications in 15 patent families that cover 10 different countries and regions.