Silixa to present at the 2019 SME Annual Conference & Expo in Denver, USA on 26 February 2019

Mohammad Amir, Silixa’s Technical Lead in Mining, will be presenting on Flotation Mass Pull Measurement Using Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration’s Annual Conference & Expo  in Denver, USA on 26 February 2019.

During his talk, Mohammad will present a case study on a recent pilot at Anglo American’s Mogalakwena North Concentrator, where the goal was to estimate the mass pull on a cell-by-cell basis. Regression methods were used to compare the optical flow metering data with reference output monitored both with cameras and sump flow meters. The results show that acoustic signal processing can be applied to obtain output which is comparable, or better, in quality compared to the output obtained using flotation cameras.

2019 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 121st National Western Mining Conference is the mining and metallurgy industry’s premier event. The event provides a forum for more than 6,000 industry professionals from across the world to share innovative ideas, best practices and cutting-edge research in more than 120 technical sessions.

For more information please contact us.

Related links: 2019 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 121st National Western Mining Conference

Image courtesy of: Carol M. Highsmith – Library of Congress Catalog





2019-03-25T13:42:04+00:00January 29th, 2019|Events|

Paul Griffin joins Silixa’s UK branch as Interim Mining Manager

Mining Silixa announces that Paul Griffin has joined the organization’s UK branch in the capacity of Interim Mining Manager replacing Daniel Finfer who is leaving Silixa to pursue other opportunities.

Paul joins Silixa with 30+ years of experience in the mining sector. His career has covered a wide range of disciplines across the world.

Prior to joining Silixa, he has held various senior management positions at Surpac and Gemcom, Australian and Canadian software developer companies supplying design software into the global mining industry. Before this he was involved in the supply of capital equipment to the coal industry. As such, Paul brings a wealth of experience in modernization and digitization of the sector.

“We are sad to lose Daniel Finfer who has made a tremendous contribution to Silixa’s FibreWrap™ process flow metering and pleased that Paul has been able to join Silixa to give continuity of support to our Mining activities” said Glynn Williams, Silixa’s CEO.




2019-01-28T15:03:11+00:00January 23rd, 2019|News|
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