Bacterial Leaching

(1 Day Training Course)

Bacterial Leaching


Bacterial Leaching: Using micro-organisms for metal extraction.


Participants learn about the advantages of bacteria and application in leaching ores and concentrates. Moreover, insight into various bioleaching methods and current methodologies used in industrial bioleaching plants is provided. assuming no prior knowledge, this course suits mining personnel, project managers, researchers, training providers, suppliers to the resources industry, technologists, accountants, brokers and investors.

Key Learning Outcomes:

There are many benefits of attending these courses. Throughout the courses, participants will improve their knowledge in the following areas:

  • Introduction to bacterial leaching theory
  • Learn about bacterial leaching processes
  • Typical flowsheets for bacterial leaching processes
  • Techniques and procedures
  • Current bacterial leaching operations

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction to bacterial leaching
  2. Crushing, grinding and flotation
  3. Bioleaching theory and factors
  4. Copper bioleaching
  5. Gold bioleaching
  6. Heap bioleaching
  7. Testwork & studies
  8. Case studies

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed to suit anyone seeking a thorough understanding of the mining industry. This includes new employees or those seeking to enter the industry, mid level employee that require additional information, and executives who need an overview of the industry.

Also suited to:

  • Mining personnel
  • Project managers
  • Metallurgists
  • Senior mine staff
  • Plant operating staff
  • Engineers
  • Researchers
  • Training providers
  • Technologists
  • Suppliers to the resource industry
  • Accountants, brokers & investors

For a brochure, further information on this course or to register please contact our training department on +61 8 9421 9000 or send an email to

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