Nickel Extraction

(1 Day Training Course)

Nickel Extraction


Specific Nickel extraction and processing knowledge.


Designed to introduce all practical aspects of the physical and chemical processing of nickel ores both sulphide and oxide (lateritic). Delegates learn about physical separation and comminution techniques through to pyrometallurgical and hydrometallurgical strategies including leaching methods. No prior knowledge required, best suits those working in the mining industry either directly or indirectly as suppliers and consultants.

Key Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Study the introductory concepts of the mineralogy of nickel bearing ores and minerals
  • Learn the basic operations and equipment used in nickel extraction
  • Understand the structure of flowsheets and their application to various nickel ores and minerals

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction
  2. History
  3. Mineralogy
  4. Comminution
  5. Flotation
  6. Processing sulphides
  7. Processing laterites
  8. Bioprocessing & other technology
  9. Economics & marketing
  10. Operations

Who Should Attend?

This course is 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
  • Geologists
  • Senior mine staff
  • Plant operating staff
  • Engineers
  • Training providers
  • Technologists
  • Suppliers to the resource industry
  • 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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