Process Plant Design

(1 Day Training Course) Summary:  Planning and testwork for process plants Introduction: A process plant represents a substantial capital investment. It is important when establishing the design and engineering of mineral processing projects that the appropriate metallurgical testwork is undertaken early in the timeline to ensure that the ore bodies are effectively characterised and evaluated […]

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Vanadium

(1 Day Training Course) Summary:  Key knowledge of vanadium ore processing Introduction: Vanadium is a transition metal used predominately for the production of high strength steels. Approximately 80% of vanadium produced goes into steel production, with various end products including high strength tools, structural applications and jet engine components. The vanadium market fluctuates widely in […]

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Solid/Liquid Separation, Filtering & Drying

(1 Day Training Course) Summary:  Optimising water use Introduction: The course discusses techniques of thickening, filtering and drying used in mineral processing operations to recover water for re-use and shipment of products. Delegates are introduced to dry stacking tailings, equipment and practical operating considerations of solid/liquid separation, filtering and drying processes. Key Learning Outcomes: There […]

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Slurry Pipeline Systems

(1 Day Training Course) Summary:  Efficient bulk materials handling Introduction: Slurry pipeline systems for transporting concentrate over long distances, the course focuses on the processes, types of pumps and pumping stages of these bulk material handling systems. Further detailed are testwork designs, operations of slurry pipelines as well as industry case studies. no prior knowledge […]

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Safety in Mineral Processing Plants

(1 Day Training Course) Summary:  Best practices for a safe operation Introduction: Focuses on development, implementation and maintenance of best practices for safely operating a mineral processing plant, this course covers risk assessment, mitigation and contingency, plant procedures, first aid, safety rules, signage, root cause, potential hazards prevention and protection of potential hazards and environmental […]

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Process Mineralogy

(1 Day Training Course) Summary:  Key process mineralogy knowledge Introduction: Provides detailed knowledge on ore mineralogy including gold, uranium, copper, iron, nickel and lead-zinc, the application of mineralogy for assessing the complexity of mineral texture and their implication on liberation are also discussed. Further topics include instrumental techniques such as QEMSCAN, SIMS, MLA and PIXE. […]

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Process Control Fundamentals

(1 Day Training Course) Summary:  Fundamentals of process control components Introduction: Provides an understanding of the fundamentals of the process control components which lead to optimisation control, increasing efficiency and safety assurance. Topics covered include terminology, controllers, flow, temperature, level, pressure and density measurement, output devices, displays, process control philosophy and DCS selection. This course […]

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Mineral Processing

(2 Day Training Course) Summary:  Science and engineering principles of mineral processing Introduction: Principles of physical and chemical mineral processing are discussed and science and engineering principles of mineral processing and their application emphasized. Topics covered include mineralogy, size liberation, grade recovery, comminution circuits, flotation, magnetic separation, leaching, thickening and filtration, various unit processes, process […]

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Metallurgical Mine Tailings Disposal

(1 Day Training Course) Summary:  Design, management and operation of tailings storage facilities Introduction: Covers the range of mine tailings disposal and management options that are currently used, the principles involved, and a perspective on other options that may be viable to a particular site are discussed. Design considerations and procedures are discussed to enable […]

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