Innovative Mining Solutions
Benefiting from BASF’s research and development capabilities, Innovation is at the heart of BASF’s Mining Solutions vision. Our aim is to develop novel and innovative chemistries and technologies to meet the challenges the mining industry continues to face.
Within BASF, innovation based on research and development is the foundation for profitable growth and long-term business success. More than 11,000 employees worldwide are involved in research and development, around 900 new patents were filed in 2018. Another integral component of our Know-how Verbund is a network of around 1,950 cooperative worldwide partnerships with universities, research institutions, partners in industry, and start-up companies that deliver momentum to our research activities. This strong R & D support enables Mining Solutions to provide tailor-made solutions for the whole mining industry.
Our Product Development and Technical Support personnel are located around the globe and are complemented by three Global Competence Centers based in Tucson (North America), Ludwigshafen (Europe) and Perth (Australia).