Hydrometallurgy

METS has worked on many hydrometallurgy projects and have designed and operated heap leaches, pressure leaches globally. We have been involved in studies, piloting, project development and commissioning. This includes purification, crystallisation and electrowinning. Also: Leaching Heap leaching Solvent extraction Crystallisation Purification Precipitation Electrowinning Thickening Filtering Double salt separation Gold Copper Nickel Lithium Cobalt Manganese […]

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Smelting & Pyrometallurgy

METS Provides consultancy and services for smelting projects. We cover an extensive number of commodities and smelting process routes. We have been involved in studies, project development, commissioning and audits of smelters. We have worked at smelters here in Australia, China, Europe and South America. This includes ferrous and non ferrous metals. Also: Flash Smelter […]

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Testwork Plan Development

METS can develop a testwork plan for all commodities. The plan is developed based on the level of study for which the work is to be undertaken from Sighter testwork and conceptual studies through to Feasibility studies. A program of testwork might include: Determining the comminution characteristics of the ore and defining the likely behaviour […]

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Testwork Management

METS testwork management involves managing the testwork programme and liaising with the laboratory on behalf of the client and collecting all results when they are available. We will analyse the results and make interpretations based on the results as to further work or the impact of the results on possible treatment options. Should the results […]

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Skills Hire

For your operation’s short term skills hire needs, together with METS Engineering Group, have qualified and highly skilled professionals available to service your project. Skills hire places both temporary and long term contract personnel in mining, oil & gas, water, power, chemicals, infrastructure, environmental, residential and commercial sectors, locally and internationally. We are a diverse […]

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Site Based Training

The METS team offers site based training and can train your plant operators on the proper procedures and risks associated with operating equipment. This can be done as a short course or if required, a longer-term training assignment where METS provides you with site-based training staff to deliver on-site training, assessment and support for the […]

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Simulation and Debottlenecking

Process simulation and debottlenecking is a service that METS currently offers where we have a range of software packages available for this. Our team of simulation experts can assist with simulations to reduce risk, estimate mass balances and equipment sizes and determine the optimum arrangement of unit operations. METS uses different processes and software packages […]

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Sighter Testwork

Crucial inputs to flowsheet development are the metallurgical results obtained from testing mineral samples. The result of the metallurgical testwork has a defining influence on all the process units of a mineral processing plan. Testwork is necessary from the plant development phase through to the end of life of the mine. Sighter testwork establishes if […]

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Risk Assessment

Our extensive capabilities in mineral processing assist us in identifying and addressing risk management and quality assurance issues – even before they arise.  We use models that aim to locate all potential weaknesses within the operation, with the intention to reduce risk and loss, and improve profitability through increased productivity and quality, whilst fulfilling all […]

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