IMPC Council may establish Commissions whose task is to give attention to matters which in the view of the Council require a formal status. Commissions report formally to the Council and the International Advisory Committee at each Congress on their activities. Commissions have a limited lifetime but may be continued in a 2nd or 3rd Phase as decided by the Council. The current Commissions are:
Minerals Processing Commission which acts on behalf of the Council in ensuring that Congresses are generally compliant with the normal standards and requirements set by Council. This Commission also oversees the activities of the International Advisory Committee.
Education Commission which monitors global trends of interest to the Council regarding educational developments, skills development, skills availability in minerals processing.
Sustainability Commission which promotes best practice in regard to sustainability in the minerals processing industry.
IMPC Commission on Industry/Academic Research.