Australian-based resource development consultant, EPMS has recently signed a contract agreement with Suzhou Sinoma Design & Research Institute of Non-metallic Minerals Industry Co. Ltd (Sinoma). Under the agreement, EPMS and Sinoma will jointly explore non-metallic mineral project opportunities.

Sinoma is China’s leading non-metallic minerals institute. With its unmatched scientific research, design, manufacturing, engineering and construction capabilities, the company is in a strong position to achieve its goal of becoming a world-renowned supplier of high-quality non-metallic materials.

EPMS’ ability to take mining projects from scoping study through to commissioning and handover makes them the ideal partner to help develop and deliver the mineral resources required by Sinoma. Managing Director Dave Robinson said: "Sinoma has looked at our mineral sands experience and realised we know how to deliver. We’re very excited about the agreement and are currently investigating a number of project opportunities."

EPMS and Sinoma plan to assist Chinese investors looking to invest in non-metallic mineral projects. The companies believe they will be able to offer investors high quality, low cost investment opportunities.