Speaker:  Oscar Castro, Global Product Line Manager Performance IQ, FLSMIDTH

Abstract:  This seminar will outline the importance of applying process knowledge in defining process control strategies. Furthermore, to investigate how phenomenological aspects of fluodynamic and flotation theories define limits and restrictions for process control strategies, which alter the potential success of process optimisation.

Bio:  Oscar Castro is a Metallurgical Engineer from the University of Santiago, Chile. He holds a Master of Engineering Science from The University of Queensland, Australia, in Hydrocyclone Modeling and Rheology. Oscar is a professional with more than 38 years of experience in the mining sector. He has worked as an Academic at a number of Universities; Project Manager at CIMM; Hydrocyclones Manager at Weir Minerals Chile; Metallurgy Superintendent at Collahuasi; Hydrocyclones and Valves Manager at Weir Minerals South Africa; Tailings Planning Superintendent at Lumina Copper and now Global Product Line Manager of Performance IQ Services at FLSMIDTH. Oscar holds multiple invention patents in which the New head for the Cavex Hydrocyclone and the Recyclone stand out, among others.

This seminar will be presented by Zoom only

About JKMRC Friday Seminars 2024

Welcome to the 2024 Series of the JKMRC Friday Seminars.  The list of presentations will aim to cover a range of topics related to the minerals sector from decision making in exploration, new mineral processing technologies, social licence to operate and mine closure.

The JKMRC Friday Seminars will be presented often in person, at the Indooroopilly Mine Site Lecture Theatre, and also as webinar.  Registration for the webinar is required and can be made via the registration link in each seminar overview.

A large number of past webinars can be accessed on the SMI website: https://smi.uq.edu.au/webinars

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