AusIMM MetSoc May News
Would you be interested in helping the Kalgoorlie Branch with the preparation for the 2019 Kalgoorlie MetFest?
Following from the success of the 2017 AusIMM Kalgoorlie MetFest, the AusIMM Kalgoorlie Branch is in preparation for the 2019 Kalgoorlie MetFest (Metallurgical Symposium).
One or two Training Opportunities (short courses or workshops) will be offered as optional activities in addition to the main event. In order to ensure maximum interest and attendance at these short courses/ workshops, we would appreciate you completing the attached survey.
The survey will only take a few minutes to complete and will be used to direct us in what training courses would most interest you.
Please click to start the survey. It will only take a few minutes to complete.
Join the Lachlan Branch for MetFest 2019 on Friday 16 August.
A one day Forum and with optional tours to the Cadia ore processing facility and a local wine tour.
Date: Friday, 16 August 2019
Met Fest Time: 2.00pm – 6.00pm
The Hotel Canobolas
Orange, NSW 2800
MetFest includes: Afternoon Tea
Canapes served for Networking Event
|Cadia Ore Plant Tour||Cost|
|Wine Tour of Orange||Cost|
|Member and partners||$90|
|Non-Member and partners||$90|
The Lachlan Branch and Cadia Valley Operations are proud to host this years MetFest from 2.00pm – 6.00pm in Orange. Please join us for presentations from our regional sites including Northparkes, Cadia and CSA (Cobar) on operational performance issues and optimisation successes. To participate in MetFest please register via the registration link. Registrations are essential.
Cadia Plant Tour
An optional tour of the Cadia Ore processing facility will be held on the morning on Friday 16 August. The tour will run from 10.00am to 1.00pm and lunch will be provided. To participate in the plant tour please register via the registration link. Registrations are essential as places are limited.
Wine Tour of Orange
An optional wine tour of Orange will be held Saturday 17 August. The tour will run from 9.00am to 1.00pm. The tour will visit some of the best vineyards in Orange with light canapes and a picnic style lunch will be served by Lake Canobolas. To participate in the wine tour please register via the registration link. Registrations are essential.
Program for MetFest
|2.00pm||Met-geollurgy – unlocking the secrets of Cadia’s 1.3 billion tonnes – Bianca Newcombe (CVO)|
|2.20pm||Effective alarm management to drive behavioral change – Mitch Garside (NPM)|
|2.40pm||Australia’s First Molybdenum Separation Plant – Simon Gunn (CVO)|
|3.00pm||Comminution circuit improvements at CSA mine – David Garcia (CSA)|
|3.40pm||A geologist, a mining engineer and a metallurgist walk into a bar… – Francois Vos (NPM)|
|4.00pm||Coarse Ore Flotation at Cadia –Emily Jaques (CVO)|
|4.20pm||Floatability of chalcopyrite in a 60 L batch flotation cell: changing operating and design conditions – Germán Figueroa (CSA)|
|4.40pm||The Evolution of Concentrator 2 Comminution Circuit – Matt Wilkens (CVO)|
|5.00pm||Delprat Distinguished Lecture (J.P. Franzidis)|
|6.00pm||Networking drinks and canapes|
This event is sponsored by