Gold Extraction

(1 Day Training Course)

Gold Extraction


Techniques for gold extraction and processing.


Participants acquire the practical knowledge required to grasp the venerable science of gold. Topics covered include mineralogy of gold ores, gravity gold recovery, intensive leaching resin technology, cyanidation, leaching, adsorption, refractory ore treatment, gold recovery, precipitation/ stripping/electrowinning, metallurgical testplans and feasibility studies, project development and flowsheets. Suitable for those with interest in the field, no prerequisite knowledge required.

Key Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Appreciate the history
  • Understand the process of gold extraction
  • Techniques and procedures used
  • Problem solving
  • Case Studies

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction
  2. Mineralogy
  3. Comminution
  4. Coarse gravity & beneficiation
  5. Cyanidation & cyanide management
  6. Heap/vat leaching
  7. Adsorption
  8. Refractory ore treatment
  9. Stripping gold & recovery
  10. Ancillary
  11. Metallurgical testplans & feasibility studies
  12. Project development

Who Should Attend?

This course are designed to suit anyone seeking a thorough understanding about gold extraction. This includes new employees or those seeking to enter the industry, mid level employees 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
  • Administration staff

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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