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About ORE

Ore Research & Exploration Pty Ltd (ORE) is an Australian-based company specialising in the development of low cost certified reference materials (CRMs) for the mining and exploration industry. ORE combines a blend of innovative technology with world’s best practices to maintain its position as a leading producer of reference materials.

ORE has extensive experience in the preparation and certification of a diverse range of geological reference materials of economic importance, including ores of gold, silver, platinum group elements, copper, nickel, silver-lead-zinc, iron, uranium, tungsten, molybdenum, rare earth elements, manganese, phosphate, limestone and talc.

Ore Research & Exploration Pty Ltd was founded in 1986 by Dr Paul Hamlyn in Melbourne, Australia and first commenced production of CRMs in 1988. Dr Hamlyn, has over 20 years experience in the preparation and certification of CRMs. He has extensive experience in research at Columbia University, USA (petrology of the oceanic lithosphere) and Melbourne University, Australia (gold and platinum group element geochemical investigations) and has 25 years experience as a consulting geologist.

As Managing Director of Ore Research & Exploration, Paul leads a team of highly trained geologists and dedicated technical staff in the preparation and certification of high quality OREAS and custom CRMs for an extensive list of clients worldwide.

Dr Hamlyn is also a director of Flagstaff GeoConsultants Pty Ltd, an integrated exploration consultancy combining a broad range of geophysical and geological expertise. For further information visit www.flagstaff-geoconsultants.com.au

ORE Mission Statement

ORE is a dynamic highly-respected international company committed to making a significant and meaningful contribution to world’s best mining practices through a balance of unparalleled service to its clients, the safety and empowerment of its workforce and a commitment to environmental and social responsibility.

Achieving this balance through:

  • Ethical and transparent business dealings
  • Delivering on time
  • Ongoing commitment to improvement and innovation
  • Maintaining a safe working environment
  • Respect and appreciation of all employees

Defining attributes of ORE are:

  • Service to clients
  • Technical and operational excellence
  • Outstanding safety record
  • Customer satisfaction and repeat business are the cornerstone of our growth
  • Allegiance and dedication of our workforce

ORE Vision

To further enhance our reputation as a CRM producer and become the benchmark against which other producers are ranked.