27 May 2024

We' are very happy to announce we have been accepted into the National Energy Transition Accelerator, a Trailblazer initiative of Curtin University in collaboration with University of Queensland and James Cook University. 

15 May 2024

Watts & Fisher is pleased to announce the grant of UK patent GB2604810 over its dissolution process.

24 April 2024

We are excited to have been accepted into the Innovate to Grow Program run by CSIRO. 

16 February 2024

We are pleased to announce the technical success and completion of our project under the Innovation Booster Grant. In this project we successfully identified and tested a method to recycle the materials used to collect waste elements in our downstream process. 

16 January 2024

We are excited to be participating in the Industry Growth Program run by the Department of Industry, Science and Resources of the Australian Government.

1 July 2023

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Kim as the inaugural member of Watts & Fisher's advisory board. Thomas brings a wealth of experience from the corporate sector.

26 June 2023

Watts & Fisher has been awarded an Innovation Booster Grant from the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation (WA) as part of the New Industries Fund. 

27 June 2023

Watts & Fisher is excited to announce the lease of its first industrial facility in Mandurah. 

30 April 2022

We are excited to be testing our proprietary technology for American Rare Earths on concentrate from the La Paz deposit. 

17 January 2022

We have completed contract SP8000-21-P0012 with Defense Logistics Agency - Strategic Materials (U.S.A.). During this program of laboratory research, we achieved the following:

Watts & Fisher has demonstrated it can produce a saleable mixed rare earth from coarse monazite sand. 

27 August 2021

We have published an article on our leaching process.

20 November 2020

We have filed an International Patent Application for our dissolution process with applications including the dissolution of rare earths from ores such as monazite. 

18 November 2020

We are excited to announce we have been awarded a contract from Defense Logistics Agency (U.S.A.) to develop a process to produce purified mixed rare earths from ores associated with mineral sand deposits.