Peak Gold Mines

Customised Training Course

METS presented a customised training course with selected modules from our Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists course combined with operational information from the Peak Gold Mines. The course was delivered to a total of 17 Peak Gold Mines’ employees with varying degrees of experience in plant operations.

At METS we understand that each business faces its own distinct challenges and concerns and our customised training option allows businesses the opportunity to provide personalised courses designed specifically to satisfy employees’ unique requirements. This course combined selected modules from the METS Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists course with operational information from the Peak Gold Mines plant, including flow sheets, recovery grades, equipment lists and case studies.

The course was delivered by Mr Damian Connelly, Director/Principal Consulting Engineer, to a total of 17 attendees with varying degrees of experience. The customised Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists course provided a concise overview of a range of unit processes associated with extractive metallurgy.

One of the many positive comments from the course participants included:

“Detailed explanation on gold process from start to end.”


Project Brief

Outcome

The provision of specific on-site training via a customised Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists course for employees from a wide range of departments within Peak Gold Mines.

Background

New Gold Inc. is an intermediate gold producer with a complementary portfolio of global assets in the United States, Mexico, Australia, Canada and Chile. Peak Mines is a medium size gold mining operation located in the Cobar Gold Field of Central West New South Wales, Australia that commenced production in 1992. Peak Mines also produces copper concentrate which is sold to markets in Asia.

Project Objectives

The aims of this course were to educate with a view to realise plant productivity and recovery improvements through enhancing understanding and dialogue internally.

Challenges

In such a demanding industry having a good technical understanding is increasingly important to operate plant and machinery efficiently and safely.

Our Approach

At METS we understand that each business faces its own distinct challenges and concerns and our customised training option allows businesses the opportunity to provide personalised courses designed specifically to satisfy employees’ unique requirements. This course combined selected modules from the METS Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists course with operational information from the Peak Gold Mines plant, including flow sheets, recovery grades, equipment lists and case studies.
The course was delivered by Mr Damian Connelly, METS Principal Consulting Engineer, to a total of 17 attendees with varying degrees of experience. The customised Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists course provided a concise overview of a range of unit processes associated with extractive metallurgy.

One of the many positive comments from the course participants included:
“Detailed explanation on gold process from start to end.”