Metallurgical Testwork & Interpretation

(1 Day Training Course)

Metallurgical Testwork & Interpretation


Metallurgical Testwork & Interpretation: Optimisation techniques for resource efficiency.


Covering metallurgical testwork on ore samples in order to develop a simple process flowsheet that results in minimum capital expenditure, maximised metal recovery, and minimised operating cost. Topics include comminution, gravity, leaching, flotation, thickening and filtering, solvent extraction, magnetic and electrostatic separation testwork. Ideal for metallurgical engineers, process engineers, process supervisors and investors, who are involved in resource projects.

Key Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Developing metallurgical test plans
  • Prepare budgets and schedules for test programmes
  • Interpret test results
  • Prepare & interpret elements of a metallurgical testwork summary report

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction
  2. Comminution testwork
  3. Gravity testwork
  4. Leaching testwork
  5. Flotation testwork
  6. Thickening & filtering testwork
  7. Solvent extraction testwork
  8. Magnetic & electrostatic separation testwork
  9. Gold testwork
  10. Base metals testwork
  11. Iron ore testwork

Who Should Attend?

These courses are designed to suit anyone seeking a thorough understanding of the process and theory used for metallurgical accounting. 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
  • Training providers
  • Technologists
  • Suppliers to the resource industry
  • Accountants, brokers, and investors
  • Administration staff

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