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Pluto Investment AG

Pluto Investment AG is a leading European’s integrated industrial producer and trader.

Companies belonging to Pluto Investment AG Group conduct their operations in several locations around the world. Their key sectors include ferroalloys, metals and casting production; exploration & mining activities with a special focus on R&D projects.

Exploration & Mining

Pluto Exploration and Mining Department is dedicated to sustainable mining solutions, based on advanced and holistic approach for exploration and exploitation of Critical Raw Materials and other economically important raw materials.

Pluto Exploration & Mining Department is managing several growth oriented junior exploration companies, focused on aggressive exploration, using a prospect generator model, for valuable mineral deposits in prospective regions of the world, including Poland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Ukraine, Central Africa and Iran.

Target Investments

Pluto Investment AG is a leading European’s integrated industrial producer and trader.

Companies belonging to Pluto Investment AG Group conduct its operations in several locations around the world. Its key sectors include ferroalloys, metals and casting production; exploration & mining activities with a special focus on R&D projects.

1
Grassroots exploration projects early stage

own exploration licenses

2
Exploration project / advance stage

exploration licenses or JV/farm-in agreements in other projects

3
Mining companies on the various stages of development

JV/ farm-in agreements, acquisitions through privatization and other processes

4
Stock listed prospecting companies

TSX, TSXV

Geographical Focus

1 Eastern Europe

2 Central Europe

3 South East Europe

4 MENA Region

EIT RAW MATERIALS KAVA projects

EnEx – Enhanced exploration,
project no. 160275

The target of the project is to develop an operational drill core scanner prototype working in operational environment, sensor fusion algorithms to combine the different measurement modularity as well as algorithms to extract geological and petrological information from drill cores to allow fast and reliable incorporation into geological 3D-models.

  • Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)
  • Lulea University of Technology (Sweden)
  • LTU Business AB (Sweden)
  • Orexplore AB (Sweden)
  • EZRT Fraunhofer (Germany)
  • Boliden Mineral AB (Sweden)
  • Pluto Investment AG (Switzerland)

EUR 1 864 462

IncluESEE – Inclusion of the ESEE region and Ukraine in innovative exploration developments, project no. 17111

Bosnia&Herzegovina, Kosovo, Ukraine lack geological expertise due to political and economical reasons. Significant need for trainings on geological exploration methodologies for defining greenfield potential and use of laboratory equipment is present in these countries. KIC partners will transfer their knowledge and experience to targeted countries, presenting innovative tools and approach to exploration.

  • AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków (Poland)
  • GTK – Geological Survey of Finland
  • GeoZS – Geological Survey of Slovenia
  • PROXIS Sp. z o.o. (Poland)
  • University of Tromso (Norway)
  • Pluto Investment AG (Switzerland)

EUR 173 562

Pluto R&D

Pluto R&D Centre is developing a new, innovative research projects, solutions and ideas created for the Group industrial companies as well as Pluto’s external partners.

R&D Centre specializes in driving open innovation ecosystems, arranging funding and commercializing emerging developed technologies. Our experts offer creative solutions and expertise from countless areas including the metallurgy, exploration, mining, machinery, automation, chemicals, cleantech, electronics, energy, ICT, life sciences.

A key area of the company activities is initiation of   research projects in cooperation with the scientific community and the search for innovative solutions, offering the ability to streamline and modernize the production process, optimizing production costs or the launch of a new or improved product.

R&D Centre is closely cooperation with leading European Universities and Science Centers such as Polish Silesian University of Technology, AGH University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Warsaw School of Economics, Austrian Montanuniversitat Leoben, Slovakian University Matej Bel, Swedish Chalmers University of Technology and Luleå University of Technology, German Fraunhofer-Institute as well as several European Geological Surveys and Mining Institutes.

Within the Pluto R&D Centre operates Project Management Office (PMO), whose main objective is the effective project management – cost reduction, control effects, improving timeliness. Experienced managers guarantee the implementation of projects according to best practice, using a methodology adapted to the commissioned project. The tasks include PMO project organization, establishment and management of an interdisciplinary team, development of a schedule and budget, risk management and quality of project documentation.

Contact

Pluto Investment AG

Poststrasse 9
6300 Zug

office@plutoinvestment.ch