Solvent Extraction

(1 Day Training Course)

Solvent Extraction


Solvent Extraction processes for high purity products.


This course defines solvent extraction, the chemistry and process design issues discussing typical extractants and carriers used examples of SX circuits and plant operations. This intensive course discusses testwork and practical examples of operations using solvent extraction as a method to achieve high metal recoveries to produce high purity products. Suitable for project managers, geologists, senior mine and processing plant operating staff, engineers and researchers.

Key Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Understanding of solvent extraction techniques
  • Intergrating the various unit processes, process control and benchmarking
  • Tools for success
  • Implementing design change

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction
  2. Fundamentals
  3. Equipment
  4. Solvent Extraction
  5. Economics
  6. Plant Design
  7. Case Studies

Who Should Attend?

This course are designed to suit anyone seeking a thorough understanding of the mining industry and an understanding of solvent extraction principles and practices. 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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