The printing and distribution of this card is sponsored by: The XPS Consulting & Testwork Services, A GLENCORE Company, Falconbridge, Ontario, Canada P0M 1S0.

Sponsor Profile

XPS Consulting & Testwork Services is a licensed metallurgical engineering, technology services and testwork business based in Falconbridge, Ontario, Canada that serves the global mining industry. Five key disciplines are integrated to make up the business:

Our diverse mix of disciplinary expertise, flowsheet development experience, plant operating skills, and knowledge of milling and metallurgical operations adds value to projects or processes.  We are available to provide quality technical expertise for orebody characterisation, operational support, growth initiatives, and project development in the following commodity areas:

  • Nickel
  • Copper
  • Zinc
  • Gold
  • PGMs
  • Industrial Minerals
  • Rare Earth Elements

XPS technicians, metallurgists, engineers and geoscientists have experience in operations or mineral exploration and mining. Using our technical strength and operations experience enables us to deliver practical and successful flowsheets and processing solutions.

The XPS groups focus directly in these areas:

  • Process Mineralogy & Plant Support – mineral processing, mineralogy, sampling and applied statistics.
  • Extractive Metallurgy – hydrometallurgical and pyrometallurgical testing, process modeling, and on-site support.
  • Process Control – process control and automation technologies, and engineering solutions.
  • Materials Technology – materials engineering for the selection and testing of materials of construction, failure analysis and equipment monitoring.

Our method and approach has been proven to add value and reduce risk.

XPS projects (XPS Bulletin Issue 12 – Summer 2014)

  • The Eagle Project: Developing Michigan’s First Nickel Mine
  • KWG Resources Innovative Ring of Fire Processing
  • Production of Low-Silica Copper Concentrates for Mopani Copper Mines
  • XPS Assists Barrick with Transition to New Technology
  • XPS Assists in Optimizing Barrick Goldstrike Roasting Conditions
  • ‘Maintain the Gain’ with Honeywell’s Controller Performance Monitor
  • Furnace Integrity Monitoring – Patent CA 2469975 Issued
  • Koniambo Nickel SAS: Process Control and Automation Support
  • XPS Assists with Komoto Copper Company Roaster Commissioning
  • Brunswick Smelter OSIsoft PI (Production Management Information System) Development

Career opportunities at XPS

Welcome to a world of opportunity. View our current career opportunities at http://www.xps.ca/EN/HumanResources/Pages/Careers.aspx

XPS Consulting & Testwork services is wholly owned by Glencore, itself traded on the LSE http://www.glencore.com/investors/shareholder-centre/lse-listing/ (also on: HKEX, and JSE).

Glencore (www.glencore.com ) is one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies. As a leading integrated producer and marketer of commodities with a well-balanced portfolio of diverse industrial assets, we are strongly positioned to capture value at every stage of the supply chain, from sourcing materials deep underground to delivering products to an international customer base. The Group’s industrial and marketing activities are supported by a global network of more than 90 offices located in over 50 countries. The Group’s diversified operations comprise over 150 mining and metallurgical sites, offshore oil production assets, farms and agricultural facilities. We employ approximately 200,000 people, including contractors.

Sponsor Website

For additional information about XPS Consulting & Testwork Services and their contributions to the mining industry please visit their website at http://www.xps.ca.