Heap Leaching

(1 Day Training Course)

Heap Leaching


Extractive metallurgy know-how for heap leaching.


Designed to establish the necessary practical knowledge to take full advantage of the heap leaching process for metal recovery with an emphasis on the science and engineering principles and their applications. Integrating various unit processes, process control, maintenance and procedures for improving skill and knowledge in the area. Ideal for project and plant managers, operational staff, chemists and engineers.

Key Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Appreciate the history of heap leaching
  • Introduction to unit processes
  • Techniques and procedures used
  • Problem solving
  • Case Studies

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction
  2. Mineralogy
  3. Heap leach testwork
  4. Comminution and materials handling
  5. Agglomeration and stacking
  6. Leaching chemistry and metal recovery techniques
  7. Plant design & pad layout
  8. Operation and control
  9. Economics
  10. Operating plants

Who Should Attend?

The course is designed to suit anyone seeking a thorough understanding of the mining industry, in particular the gold industry. 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 training@metsengineering.com

Heap Leaching

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