Short Courses

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ALTA presents seven practically-oriented technical short courses as a valuable introduction for newcomers and a useful refresher for old hands.  Courses are kept current with annual updates.

Courses are presented by Alan Taylor, Metallurgical Consultant/Managing Director, ALTA Metallurgical Services.  Alan draws from his extensive first-hand experience gained in 40+ years with major engineering firms and as an independent consultant.  He has worked on a wide variety of projects from the late 1960s through to the present time – a period which has seen the introduction of many new technical developments.

Participation options include:

  • Scheduled courses
  • Presentation at your office or via Skype.
  • Short course manuals are available for purchase (discounts for 3 or more).

23 May 2020A-Z of Copper Ore LeachingCourse Details and OutlineALTA 2020
Perth, Australia
24 May 2020SX and its Application to Copper,
Uranium & Nickel-Cobalt
Course Details and OutlineALTA 2020
Perth, Australia
30 May 2020Uranium Ore ProcessingCourse Details and OutlineALTA 2020
Perth, Australia

A-Z of Copper Ore LeachingCourse Outline and Sample Pages
Copper SX/EW Basic Principles and Detailed Plant DesignCourse Outline and Sample Pages
Copper Oxide Ore Heap Leaching Testwork and Scale-UpCourse Outline and Sample Pages
Heap Leaching and its Application to Copper, Gold, Uranium and Nickel OresCourse Outline and Sample Pages
Solvent Extraction and its Application to Copper, Uranium & Nickel-CobaltCourse Outline and Sample Pages
Treatment of Nickel-Cobalt LateritesCourse Outline and Sample Pages
Uranium Ore ProcessingCourse Outline and Sample Pages


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