METSIM® Training program 2023 (Europe)

Flowsheeting in metallurgy and mining

InsPyro is your METSIM® agent in Europe. In 2023 we organize 3 training weeks for new METSIM® users, and also topical trainings on a monthly basis.

Training weeks

In general the program of the training weeks is as described below. Small adaptations can be made to make a better match with the participants interests.

  • DAY 1: Getting started with METSIM®
    • Drawing a flowsheet
    • Defining streams and reactions
    • Use of controller
  • DAY 2: Comminution
    • Particle size distribution
    • Crushing/screening unit operations
    • Recycle streams
    • Plotting overview tables
  • DAY 3: Hydrometallurgical flowsheeting and DDE
    • Leaching
    • Solvent extraction
    • Electrowinning
    • DDE: dynamic data exchange
  • DAY 4: Pyrometallurgical flowsheeting and dynamic modelling
    • Smelting reactions
    • Splitters
    • Batch processes/dynamic modelling

When: 13-16/02/2023; 26-29/06/2023; 20-23/11/2023 (09.30 – 16.00)

Where: hybrid online-Leuven (Ambachtenlaan 54, 3001 Leuven)

Cost: 600€ per day per person or 2000€ per person for 4 days

Topical trainings

2 hour online training sessions dedicated to a specific topic of METSIM® modelling.

  • 20/01/2023: Focus on reactions
  • 17/02/2023: Focus on particle size distribution (PSD)
  • 17/03/2023: Focus on splitters
  • 21/04/2023: Focus on making stream boxes
  • 19/05/2023: Focus on compounds
  • 16/06/2023: Focus on dynamic modelling
  • 22/09/2023: Focus on controllers
  • 20/10/2023: Focus on dynamic data exchange (DDE)
  • 17/11/2023: Focus on APL statements

Where: online 09.30 – 11.30 (Brussels time)

Cost: Topical trainings are included within your M&S. If your M&S has expired you can also participate at a cost of 250€/person per topical training.

Solvent extraction – electrowinning plant: follow the copper extraction efficiency and solvent use

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