Introductory Courses

Assaying (1 day course)

Summary: Understand and plan assay validations

Participants gain a comprehensive overview of sample preparation and assay techniques utilised for mineral samples in the resources sector, including issues, best practices and reporting standards for highest quality data. Whilst no prior knowledge is required, the course is ideal for lab technicians, equipment suppliers and those seeking to understand lab test practices.

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 training@metsengineering.com

Essential Guide to the Mining Industry (1 day course)

Summary: Introduction to the basic principles of mining

Covering the fundamentals of mining and terminology used within the industry, topics covered include exploration, geology, mining methods and production, exploration methods, open-pit and underground mining, infrastructure, extraction techniques and mineral processing. This course is ideal for new entrants into the industry or non-industry individuals interested in furthering their knowledge in this field.

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Metallurgical Testwork and Interpretation (1 day course)

Summary: 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.

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 training@metsengineering.com

Metallurgy for Non-metallurgists (2 day course)

Summary: Introduction to metallurgy

Basic elements of the theory and practices of metallurgy to get an overview of metallurgical principles in the design and operation of a plant. Topics include the science of metallurgy from a non- metallurgists point of view, principles of mineralogy, chemistry and processes to extract metal from various rocks and minerals. Suitable for those interested in the topic and no prior knowledge required.

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Mining Projects: From Discovery to Production (1 day course)

Summary: 101 of new mining projects

Providing an overview of the steps required in setting up a mining project. From geology to mining, processing, engineering studies, detailed design, procurement, construction and commissioning, delegates will gain an understanding of what is involved in turning an ore discovery into an economically viable mining project. This course is ideal for those interested in or working with greenfields mining projects.

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Pumping and Pump Fundamentals (1 day course)

Summary: Pumping fundamentals

A concise overview of a broad range of pumping equipment and terminology used in chemical and mineral processing including operation of different pumping systems and considerations for selecting appropriate pumps in various applications. The importance of selecting construction materials for different applications is also emphasised. Suitable for mining executives, project managers, suppliers, geologists, senior mine and processing plant operating staff, engineers and researchers.

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The Fundamentals of Iron and Steel Making (1 day course)

Summary: Essential knowledge of the industry

Detailing the demands and uses of iron and steel within the mining industry, the focus is on sintering and pelletising, as well as new and old iron and steel production technologies. Ideal for project managers, geologists, senior mine and processing plant operating staff, engineers and researchers. The course can also benefit training providers, suppliers to resource industry, technologists, accountants, brokers and investors.

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 training@metsengineering.com

Water Management in Mining (1 day course)

Summary: Sustainable supply, management and disposal of water

Discusses the critical issues in managing water on mine sites and mineral processing operations. Providing an understanding of water requirements, analysing existing water infrastructure and contribution to the improvement of water management on a mine site or mineral processing plant. Appropriate for mining executives, project managers, geologists, senior mine and processing plant operating staff, and suppliers..

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 training@metsengineering.com.