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Test Work Management and Process Design

  • Conducting Concept, Pre-feasibility and Feasibility studies for clients;
  • Management of test programmes;
  • Interpretation of test results and development of design criteria;
  • Process design and reviews on projects;
  • Operational readiness including labour and project commissioning
  • Acting as client representatives on projects.

Process Optimisation

  • Conducting plant audits;
  • Identifying bottlenecks and problem areas;
  • Developing and managing test programmes;
  • Data mining and interpretation;
  • Designing solutions;
  • Hands-on plant implementation
  • Data analysis and strategy recommendations;

Due-diligence and Peer Review

  • Conducting due-diligence exercises from a process engineering perspective;
  • Performing a peer review function overseeing projects.
  • Third party verification;
  • Management of test programmes;
  • Research project management;
  • Development of metallurgical design criteria;


  • Prefeasibility Studies
  • Process Team on Feasibility Studies
  • Process Team on Bankable Feasibility Studies
  • Option studies;
  • Trade-off studies;
  • Scoping studies;
  • Order of magnitude estimates;

Our Experience

Metallicon has a very strong research and development background with members of the team having worked in developing some of the processes currently being introduced on today’s concentrators, smelters and refineries.  With experience ranging from fundamental test work and process development at Mintek through to the design and operation of full scale operations.

Metallicon provides all the necessary services from a process engineering perspective to prospective clients who are envisaging entry or expansion within the mining and metallurgical industry


Metallicon’s core competencies lie in technical support to the metallurgical industry, from minerals processing to hydro- and pyrometallurgy.

At Metallicon, we specialize in a diverse range of commodities, bringing over 50 years of industry experience.

Andalusite, Chrome, Coal, Copper, Diamonds, Fluorspar, Gold, Graphite, Iron Ore, Lead, Magnetite, Manganese, Nickel, Phosphate, Platinum, Silica, Vermiculite & Zinc

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