Pressure Hydrometallurgy

(1 Day Training Course)

Pressure Hydrometallurgy


Pressure hydrometallurgy: background and future.


The course outlines the history of pressure hydrometallurgy including fundamental chemistry, kinetics, thermodynamics, hydrodynamics and modelling, design and materials selection of autoclave processes and auxiliary equipment. Pressure leaching of sulphide concentrates and nickel laterites as well as piloting and new process development are discussed. No prerequisite knowledge is required.

Key Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Learn the fundamentals of pressure hydrometallurgy
  • Terminology used
  • Overall understanding of the many facets of a mine site

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction
  2. Chemistry
  3. Materials
  4. Process Development
  5. Reactor Design
  6. Nickel/Gold/Zinc
  7. Case Studies

Who Should Attend?

This course are 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 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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