Professional Development Calendar

Mineralis offer a full range of professional development courses for minerals and non minerals professionals.  Further we can tailor our courses to meet your specific needs either on site or in an alternative location convenient for your workforce.  

A selection of our scheduled courses is listed below, please register your interest at or call us on +61 (0)7 3870 7024.






Metallurgy for non-Metallurgists

An overview of key mineral extraction processes and technologies for those who want to understand more about critical technologies and key performance drivers

Diana Drinkwater


12 Mar 2019

4 Jun 2019

Unit Operations for Metallurgists
This is an ideal program for chemical engineers who are looking for a catch-up on mineral processing. We cover mineral liberation, separation, dewatering and disposal through crushing, grinding and HPGR, ore-sorting, flotation, gravity and dense medium separation, tailings handling and storage.  We also cover ore characterization procedures, laboratory test-work and analytical tools. 

Diana Drinkwater


12-13 Feb 2019

Flotation Performance Analysis by Size

How to use size, assay and liberation data from flotation circuits to enhance circuit performance and process effectiveness.  Strongly supported by practical activities and case study data.

Dr Bill Johnson


27-29 Mar 2019

10 Things Every Geologist should know about Mineral Processing

This interactive workshop will explain how rock type and mineralogy impact on process performance, as well as clarifying metallurgical jargon and explaining some common metallurgical conventions. If you are involved in green-fields project development, geometallurgical studies or you just want to understand what makes your metallurgical colleagues tick, this course is for you!

Peter Munro

Diana Drinkwater



9 Apr 2019

1 Oct2019

Chemistry – the Key to Sulphide Flotation 2day
Sulphide flotation chemistry including the influence of Eh and pH, water quality, pulp dispersion, collectors, depressants, activators, froth stability and froth recovery, reverse flotation, impact of electrochemistry on grinding mills and the commonly used research and analytical tools

Dr Bill Johnson


1-2 Apr 2019

Practical Mineralogy for Mineral Processing
2 days

Using mineralogical data to optimize mineral processing plant performance.  An ideal course for plant metallurgists which covers practical identification and characterization of minerals, analytical methods, laboratory and plant testing.

Mineralis Team




Custom Courses


LIMN training
Learn to use LIMN, one of the Minerals Industry’s most versatile flowsheet design and mass balancing software packages.  For detailed information about the software visit

Courses can be delivered in English AND Spanish

Please contact us to register your interest

Designing Effective Metallurgical Test-work Programs
1 day

Practical design of test-work programs for new projects or for operational effectiveness, including costing, confidence levels and case studies, for qreenfields and brownfields projects.

1 day

Where do you sit on the cost/ performance/efficiency curve?  How can you move to a better position?

Getting the Most out of your Process Data
1 or 2 day

How to collect, evaluate and analyse data and use it to make good decisions.  Process decision making is only as good as the quality of the underlying information. Topics covered include manual and automatic sampling, instrument installation and monitoring, experimental design, data quality analysis, accounting and reporting, process diagnostics, control and trouble-shooting.