Organised by:

The AusIMM


Sampling and Laboratory Tour

Friday 12 May 2017

Delegates on this tour delegates will visit the FLSmidth, MinAnalytical and SGS laboratories.

MinAnalytical Facility

This visit will include a tour of the MinAnalytical facility and automated sampling and XRF laboratory and demonstration of new Ausdrill Rock Commander drill rig and sampling device.


FLSmidth Perth Supercenter

Certified to ISO 9001 the Perth Supercenter is an integrated office, workshop, laboratory, training and warehouse facility delivering a complete package of equipment, services and support to customers under a single roof.

The Supercenter workshop and facilities tour will provide an opportunity for delegates to inspect a range of the Essa® sampling and laboratory equipment as well as any other FLSmidth mineral processing equipment that may be in various stages of fabrication or repair in the 10,000 m2 workshop.

This visit is a great opportunity for you to talk to the people responsible for designing and engineering world class sampling solutions.


SGS Australia Perth Minerals Laboratory

The final tour location is a visit to SGS Australia’s major international Minerals laboratory located at the Perth Airport. The facility includes sample preparation, automated XRF fusion, fire assay for precious metals, instrumental techniques such as ICPOES and ICPMS for base metals analysis, classical techniques for shipment and umpire analysis along with MMI soil geochemistry. The Perth facility is a hub laboratory to the SGS group around the globe.


Proposed Tour Itinerary

7.30 am Meet at Pan Pacific Hotel Perth
8.30 am - 11.30 am MinAnalytical tour including morning tea
11.30 am Depart MinAnalytical
12.00 pm Arrive FLSmidth
12.00 pm - 12.30 pm Lunch at FLSmidth
12.30 pm - 3.00 pm Tour of FLSmidth
3.00 pm Depart FLSmidth
3.15 pm - 4.30 pm Tour of SGS
4.30 pm Depart SGS
4.30 pm - 5.00 pm Travel to Pan Pacific Hotel Perth

* Please note this is a preliminary itinerary and timings are subject to change.

Cost: A165 per person
Time: 7.30 am – 5.00 pm
Requirements: Attendees are required to wear full long sleeve shirts and full length trousers with steel capped boots. Additional PPE requirements will be provided onsite.
Cancellation Policy: 30-7 days before the tour = 50% refund 7 days or less before the tour or non-attendance = No refund (no exceptions)