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MIPAC in western Africa

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

MIPAC recently completed a project for an international mining company with a gold mine in western Africa.

The mine's SAG mill needed attention so MIPAC's engineers undertook a discovery mission, followed this up with a feasibility study and then control optimisation.

Our client is delighted with our efforts. Just a week after MIPAC launched the new control system, there was a five per cent improvement in throughput, equating to a $10-15 million a year increase in revenue.

To read more about this successful project, visit Gold Mine SAG mill control, western Africa  

MIPAC makes businesses work better around the world

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

I encourage you to check out MIPAC's latest news stories.

You'll learn about what we're up to in mining, food and beverage, and oil and gas; as well as where we are working around the world, from Khazakhstan to Mexico.

We also highlight MIPAC's forward-thinking seminar about reducing energy consumption in grinding. This function was run last month in conjunction with Russell Mineral Equipment and Energetics for our select clients.

Finally, we're pleased to introduce our new staff members, talented people with valuable experience who are helping MIPAC advance our clients’ interests.

We trust you will find the stories to be of value and your feedback is welcomed.

 

Best wishes

Eddie DeRivera

Don't Overlook DCS or PLC for Optimisation

Tuesday, July 13, 2010
MIPAC is often approached by customers seeking solutions to improve stability of their flotation circuits or to make their SAG mills operate at optimum capacity. A common reaction when things are not running at their best though is to purchase new software or systems.

MIPAC's Andrew Thornton has had lots of experience that proves advanced control strategies can be built using your current DCS or PLC.

In many cases, he believes that processing operations can avoid the need for additional capital expenditure and simply apply some optimisation strategies to get more out of existing plant.

Read his articles: Flotation Level Control: A Guide & SAG Mill Control: It Shouldn't be that Hard

You can also learn about MIPAC's methodolgy: MIPAC Process Optimisation.

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