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Updated Online Course – The Mill Operating Resource – 1: Ore Preparation

We’ve just launched author updates for Ron Magill’s online course, The Mill Operating Resource – 1: Ore Preparation. This course is the first of two courses that serve as an essential resource for people who need to understand and operate the equipment used in mineral processing. For more info see the course page.

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New Spanish Online Course: Molienda 3 – Circuitos

We’ve just launched a new online course in Spanish, Molienda 3 – Circuitos (Grinding 3 – Circuits). This course is the third and final installation of Metso Process Technology‘s popular courses on grinding engineering. This series of courses is the new iteration of Metso’s Computer-Based Training (CBT), an industry standard for mineral processing. The suite of courses teaches the principles that help operators make safer, faster and better decisions at the mill. With this last installment, Spanish learners now have access to all three courses

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Metso Process Technology Suite of Courses Updated with Video Content

Metso Process Technology’s suite of courses on flotation, grinding and crushing with EduMine has been upgraded with video content.

These courses qualify for professional development hours with a variety of professional organizations around the world, and earn credits towards the post-graduate Certificate in Mining Studies program.

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Introduction to Crushing, Grinding and Flotation

Marc Grondin’s upcoming short course Understanding the Basic Mineral Processing Flowsheet is designed to provide those new to the topic with an overall understanding of a typical copper/gold mineral processing circuit. This includes the basic concepts and principles, and an explanation of the operation of the major components likely to be used in such a process, from crushing and grinding to concentration by flotation. This 2-day short course will be held in Vancouver, BC, Canada on June 19 & 20, 2014. For more info or

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Metso Signs Training Agreement with EduMine

The following is a press release from EduMine that may be of interest to readers of the blog who are involved in mineral processing. “Brian Knapp of Metso Minerals (Canada) Inc. and Simon Houlding of EduMine (the Professional Development Division of InfoMine Inc.) have signed an agreement under which EduMine will present their unique, award-winning, computer-based training (CBT) as online courses for the global mining industry…

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Revised Online Processing Courses: Grinding 1, 2, and 3

Last week, we updated our suite of flotation courses; this week, we’ve completed our updates to our suite of three grinding courses—Grinding 1 – Fundamentals, Grinding 2 – Unit Operations, and Grinding 3 – Circuits. These three courses are also authored by Metso Process Technology and are also aimed at helping process engineers, mill operators and mineral processing students to improve their processing skills. Grinding 1 – Fundamentals will prepare learners to explain the principles and dynamics of the grinding process and to discuss effective

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Understanding the Basic Mineral Processing Flowsheet

The early bird deadline for Marc Grondin’s short course, Understanding the Basic Mineral Processing Flowsheet is fast approaching! This course is designed for anyone working at a mineral processing site who wishes to better understand the environment in which they work. The course will provide attendees who are new to the topic with an overall understanding of a typical copper/gold mineral processing circuit, including basic concepts and principles, and an explanation of the operation of the major components likely to be used in such a

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New Short Course in February: Understanding the Basic Mineral Processing Flowsheet

This February we will be holding Marc Grondin’s new short course, Understanding the Basic Mineral Processing Flowsheet. This course is designed for anyone working at a mineral processing site who wishes to better understand the environment in which they work. The course will provide attendees who are new to the topic with an overall understanding of a typical copper/gold mineral processing circuit, including basic concepts and principles, and an explanation of the operation of the major components likely to be used in such a process,

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New Spanish Translation: Molienda 2 – Operaciones unitarias

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our latest Spanish online course, Molienda 2 – Operaciones unitarias. The course is a translation of Metso Process Technology’s Grinding 2 – Unit Operations, and is designed for process engineers, mill operators, and mineral processing students. Learners who successfully complete this course will be prepared to explain the principles, operation, maintenance, and trouble-shooting of grinding units, as well as to apply this knowledge to grinding plant operations. Visit the course introduction page to learn more, or to register

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Courses in Lima: Mineral Processing, Rock Mechanics, Pit Design, Mine Maintenance, and Groundwater

Tomorrow is the Early Bird deadline for our series of six professional development in mining courses in Lima, Peru! The courses will be organized into two parallel streams, and will be presented in English with simultaneous Spanish interpretation. Processing stream: Advanced Crushing and Grinding Techniques Advanced Flotation Techniques Maintenance and Performance Optimization Engineering stream: Rock Mass Characterization for Mine Design Open Pit Slope Design Groundwater Modelling for Mining This series of courses is being presented between May 27 and June 1, 2013, in collaboration with

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