Short Courses and Conferences

Gold and Silver Ore Processing

A Course on Best Practice

Postponed Until 2016

Course Schedule

Tuesday • August 19, 2014

0830Course outline
Introduction to gold ore processing
Gold ore mineralogy
Gold ore comminution circuits
Gravity gold recovery
1400Gravity gold recovery (continued)
Flotation of gold minerals

Wednesday • August 20, 2014

0830Refractory gold ore processing (chemical oxidation for liberation)
Leaching of gold and silver
1400Gold and silver recovery from cyanide solutions (Merrill-Crowe and Carbon-in-Pulp)

Thursday • August 21, 2014

0830Gold and silver electrowinning and smelting
Cyanide Code
Cyanide destruction and recovery
1400Tailings disposal
Examples of gold processing flowsheets

Friday • August 22, 2014(optional)

Optional day covering examples/case studies of plant optimization/troubleshooting and high level plant design, including simulation tools. Learn how to use the simulation tools for gravity separation and CIL circuits. Participants will be able to raise issues covering their own operations and bring data for the simulation exercises.

Each day will conclude at 1700.

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