Tech Talk: Analysis of operational variables through DEM simulations for SAG mill optimisation

Join Molycop and AusIMM's Perth Branch for an in-person and livestream presentation hosted by Molycop Technical Director Levi Guzman.

When

12 March 2024, 4:00–6:00pm, AWST (UTC+08:00)

Where

Perth, Western Australia

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Molycop is thrilled to partner with AusIMM's Perth Branch for their in-person and livestream March Tech Talk ‘Analysis of operational variables through DEM simulations for SAG mill optimisation’.

The presentation will be hosted by Levi Guzman, Molycop's Peru-based Technical Director specialising in Geometallurgy, Mining Innovation and Mineral Processing.

Time and location for in-person attendance:

12 March 2024, 4.00–6.00pm, AWST (UTC+08:00) 

Ibis Hotel Perth
The Pepper Room
334 Murray Street
Perth WA 6000

Topics covered

  • Optimisation of SAG mills through analysis of operational variables using DEM simulations
  • Impact of electric power consumption on operational costs
  • Optimisation strategies to mitigate energy consumption
  • Methodology behind DEM modelling
  • Application of DEM modelling in optimising ball size, liner design, mill speed and discharge component design for improved mill performance.

Synopsis

This event delves into the optimisation of SAG mills through the analysis of operational variables using Discrete Element Method (DEM) simulations. The session will shed light on the significant impact of electric power consumption on operational costs in the mining industry and explore how optimisation strategies can mitigate energy consumption.

DEM simulations offer a detailed insight into particle behaviour within the mill, facilitating adjustments to enhance efficiency. Attendees will gain valuable insights into the methodology behind DEM modelling and its application in optimising ball size, liner design, mill speed and discharge component design for improved mill performance.

The session will include discussions on the outcomes of DEM simulations, showcasing how optimisation of these variables can result in tangible enhancements in energy efficiency and overall mill performance.

Program

4.00pm–5.00pm: Networking drinks
5.00pm–6.00pm: Presentation

Drink and nibbles will be provided.

Cost

In-person
Members: Free
Non-members: Free

Livestream
Members: Free
Non-members: $40

Click on the link above to register for the in-person or livestream session.

* Please note that this event will be held on a Tuesday instead of the usual Monday evening events.

About the Speaker

Levi Guzman

Levi Guzman, Molycop's Peru-based Technical Director, specialises in Geometallurgy, Mining Innovation and Mineral Processing, optimising operations through innovative strategies. Levi’s leadership in applying cutting-edge technology enhances efficiency and sustainability, making him pivotal to Molycop's commitment to innovation in mineral processing.

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