General Processing Courses

Bulk Materials Handling (1 Day Course)

Summary: Bulk materials handling and ore related challenges

An introduction to bulk materials handling is provided ranging from issues for feeders, conveyors, bins and chutes through to handling of wet sticky clay ores and dusty dry ores, as well as OH&S issues. This course addresses the relevance of TUNRA testing and provides an insight into numerous industry case studies. Ideal for those wishing to gain or expand their knowledge on the topic.

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Crushing and Grinding (1 Day Course)

Summary: From equipment to processes

Gaining a comprehensive understanding of crushing and grinding processes, equipment and process flowsheets, participants learn about plant design and layout, comminution testwork, screen types, crushers and mill selection. Suitable for mining personnel, project managers, senior mine and processing plant operating staff, engineers and researchers.

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Dust Management (1 Day Course)

Summary: Dust management and mitigation in mining

Covers dust issues on mine sites and associated occupational health and safety, legal aspects of dust loadings in air, as well as dust auditing and reporting. Examples are provided of how the industry deals with dust and mitigation solutions in particular. An example dust monitoring programme is provided to participants. Ideal for those interested in the topic, no prior knowledge is required.

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Flotation (1 Day Course)

Summary: Comprehensive understanding of the flotation process

An introduction to flotation fundamentals, techniques and various types of chemical reagents for flotation. The course includes comprehensive information on flotation devices, machines and circuits including regrind circuits, flash flotation, laboratory flotation testwork, testwork procedures and interpretation of results. Suitable for mining personnel, project managers, geologists, senior mine and processing plant operating staff, engineers and researchers. No prerequisite knowledge is required for this course.

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Metal Recovery Process (1 Day Course)

Summary: Processes, trends and technologies

Attendees gain an understanding of the unit processes involved in metal recovery with a focus on smelting and hydrometallurgical unit operations which are more environmentally acceptable and sustainable than pyrometallurgical processes. Covering trends, new technology and case studies, suitable to those with interest in the topic.

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Metallurgical Accounting (1 Day Course)

Summary: Key knowledge of metallurgical accounting

Participants are familiarised with the standards of accounting and procedures necessary to account for metals. topics include metallurgical accounting fundamentals, collection of plant data, sampling, measuring and monitoring, daily assay records, bullion, handling gravity concentrates, standards of reconciliation, accounting methods, troubleshooting as well as toll milling. Suitable for mining personnel, consultants, auditors and investors with no prior knowledge.

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Metallurgical Mine Tailings Disposal (1 Day Course)

Summary: Design, management and operation of tailings storage facilities

Covers the range of mine tailings disposal and management options that are currently used, the principles involved, and a perspective on other options that may be viable to a particular site are discussed. Design considerations and procedures are discussed to enable operators and managers to understand and interpret design and operating reports prepared by outside consulting engineers.

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Mineral Processing (2 Day Course)

Summary: Science and engineering principles of mineral processing

Principles of physical and chemical mineral processing are discussed and science and engineering principles of mineral processing and their application emphasized. Topics covered include mineralogy, size liberation, grade recovery, comminution circuits, flotation, magnetic separation, leaching, thickening and filtration, various unit processes, process control, maintenance and procedures for improving one’s skill and knowledge in the area. Suitable for those interested in the topic.

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Process Control Fundamentals (1 Day Course)

Summary: Fundamentals of process control components

Provides an understanding of the fundamentals of the process control components which lead to optimisation control, increasing efficiency and safety assurance. Topics covered include terminology, controllers, flow, temperature, level, pressure and density measurement, output devices, displays, process control philosophy and DCS selection. This course is designed to introduce knowledge of the process control fundamentals to mining executives, project managers, superintendents and process engineers.

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Process Mineralogy (1 Day Course)

Summary: Key process mineralogy knowledge

Provides detailed knowledge on ore mineralogy including gold, uranium, copper, iron, nickel and lead-zinc, the application of mineralogy for assessing the complexity of mineral texture and their implication on liberation are also discussed. Further topics include instrumental techniques such as QEMSCAN, SIMS, MLA and PIXE. Suitable for mining personnel, project managers, geologist, senior mine and processing plant operating staff, engineers and researchers.

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Safety in Mineral Processing Plants (1 Day Course)

Summary: Best practices for a safe operation

Focuses on development, implementation and maintenance of best practices for safely operating a mineral processing plant, this course covers risk assessment, mitigation and contingency, plant procedures, first aid, safety rules, signage, root cause, potential hazards prevention and protection of potential hazards and environmental regulations. Suitable for project managers, senior mine and processing plant operating staff, engineers and other site personnel.

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Slurry Pipeline Systems (1 Day Course)

Summary: Efficient bulk materials handling

Slurry pipeline systems for transporting concentrate over long distances, the course focuses on the processes, types of pumps and pumping stages of these bulk material handling systems. Further detailed are testwork designs, operations of slurry pipelines as well as industry case studies. no prior knowledge is required, suitable for those who perform, supervise, manage, audit, or oversee the development of bulk handling systems.

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Solid / Liquid Separation, Filtering & Drying (1 Day Course)

Summary: Optimising water use

The course discusses techniques of thickening, filtering and drying used in mineral processing operations to recover water for re-use and shipment of products. Delegates are introduced to dry stacking tailings, equipment and practical operating considerations of solid/liquid separation, filtering and drying processes. Ideal for project managers, geologists, senior and processing plant operating staff, engineers, researchers and suppliers.

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