Short Courses and Conferences

Introduction to Mineral Processing

June 9-12, 2015


Course Agenda

Day 1

8:00Check-in and late registration
8:30Course Introduction
9:00Mineral Characterization
  • Size
  • Mineralogy
  • Chemical Analysis
10:00Break
10:30Characterization (continued)
12:00Lunch
1:30Comminution
3:00Break
3:30Comminution (continued)
5:00Social Hour

Day 2

8:30Comminution Modeling
10:00Break
10:30Comminution Simulation
12:00Lunch
1:30Separations
3:00Break
3:30Separations (continued)
5:00Adjourn

Day 3

8:30Flotation Fundamentals
10:00Break
10:30Flotation Processes
12:00Lunch
1:30Example Flow Sheets
3:00Break
3:30Conclusions and Open Discussion
5:00Adjourn

Day 4

8:30Laboratory demonstration of flotation fundamentals and testing, gravity separations and magnetics separations. Three groups for one hour in each area with rotation.
11:30Adjourn


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