Course: modeling and simulation of mineral processing with USIM PAC software

Learn how to find the maximum performance point of your process with our modeling and simulation of mineral processing course. Design and optimize your processes better, faster, safer with USIM PAC process simulator. Sure you will improve the recovery of your commodities, your production yields and your energy consumption.

Design and optimize efficient and sustainable mineral processing plants

Mining and metals companies are facing various challenges today conducting them to develop more complex process to achieve technical, economical and environmental goals. Process simulators are essential for providing fast and accurate solutions.

USIM PAC software assists mineral processing engineers to analyze, design and improve their plants at a whole. From crushing to flotation and hydrometallurgy, model and simulate your project or the revamping of your process with only one tool!

Intended audience

  • Process engineers (plants, engineering companies…)
  • R&D engineers
  • Scientists
  • Students
    Concerned by process modeling and simulation in the mining industry


  • Computing: use of spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft Excel
  • Process: basic notions on main equipment, physical and chemical processes


  • General presentation of USIM PAC simulation software
  • Functions, how to use it, data structure
  • Guided tour
  • Data input and result display functions

Modeling and simulation of grinding / classification circuits

  • Case study #1: Preliminary design of a grinding circuit
  • Mass balance reconciliation
  • Principle, data used, algorithm

Modeling and simulation of a concentration circuit

  • Case study #2: Optimization of a grinding and flotation circuit
  • Other case studies (selection based on attendees profile)
  • Discover USIM PAC process simulation software functionalities for design and optimization
  • Establish a data reconciliation by mass balancing
  • Learn how to model and simulate grinding, concentration processes and more
  • Training is based on documents given to the trainees
  • Using the process simulation software USIM PAC, trainees will apply the theory to solve industrial case studies


  • One free-30 day USIM PAC license (standalone) granted to the trainee
  • Approach based on real cases
  • Training in French or English 

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Available on-site for teams

} 3 days

v English or French

1780 € (excl. taxes)

Due to the current situation, our face-to-
face courses are postponed until further


CASPEO center – Orléans (France)

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Training a team?

Modeling and simulation of mineral processing course is also proposed in intra-company mode.
It can be customized to your needs and your specific problems.

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Model in one platform nearly all the mine-to-mill processing operations
from crushing to refining passing through grinding, gravity and magnetic separation, flotation, leaching and concentration.

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