Performance Associates International, Inc. can develop e-learning content and software for any industry. Our team of engineers, technical writers, developers, graphic artists, 3d animators, and editors can develop educational material for anyone; elementary aged children through college educated adults. Our interactive e-learning keeps students focused and engaged. Our experienced in-house multimedia team develops state-of-the-art graphics, virtual and mixed reality training, stunning 3D animations, and technically engineered simulations of real-world scenarios. Our robust LMS offers testing and tracking systems which allow you to create customized reports, and our modules be used on desktop computers as well as mobile apps.

Although we can work in any industry, Performance Associates International is the world leader in online and on-site training for the mining industry. We provide organizations with a single source for assessments, skills training, continuing education, safety training and compliance mandates, and more. Our first-class content guides your staff to gain the critical knowledge they need to work safely and efficiently today.

Our proven, leading-edge industrial training programs improve performance in existing operations and ensure success during the start-up of new operations. Our training programs have saved companies millions in personnel accident prevention, production loss, and equipment damage. We partner with our customers and consult collaboratively to provide the analysis and content development to meet your needs.

 

Courses

SAFETY

Plant Safety

BASIC FUNDAMENTALS

Pressure and Pressure Drops

Temperature, Heat Flow, and Heat Exchangers

Acids, Bases, and pH

Solutions and Solution Concentration

ORE AND SLURRY

Slurries and Slurry Densities

Ore, Metal Values, Gangue, and Tailings

Iron Ore Minerals

STOCKPILES, BINS, AND FEEDERS

Stockpiles

Bin Flow Problems

Bin Activators

Belt Feeders

Apron Feeders

Vibrating Feeders

CRUSHING

Hydraulic Rock Breaker

Gyratory Crushers, Hydroset and Lubrication

Single-Toggle Jaw Crusher

Cone Crushers

Symons Cone Crusher

HP/MP Cone Crusher

Sandvik Cone Crusher

Telsmith_Cone_Crushers

Mineral Sizers

Hammer Mills

CONVEYING

Belt Conveyors

Screw Conveyors

Flexowell Conveyors

Belt Conveyor Weightometers, Magnets, and Metal Detectors

Nuclear Weigh Scales

DUST AND MIST CONTROL

Dust Control and Pulse-Bag-Type Dust Collectors

Shaker-Type Baghouse Dust Collectors

Dust Suppression

Wet Scrubbers

Packed Tower and Venturi Scrubbers

Barometric Condensers

Engart Dust Extractor

PUMPS

Horizontal Centrifugal Pumps

Vertical Centrifugal Pumps

Positive Displacement Pumps

Metering Pumps

Feluwa Pumps

GRINDING

Introduction to Grinding Technology (Animation)

SAG Mills

Ball Mills

Ball-Charging Kibble

Double Rotator Grinding Mill

Stirred Media Detritor Mills (SMD)

IsaMill

CLASSIFICATION

Hydrocyclones

Heavy Media Cyclones

Heavy Media Drum Separators

Counter-Current Magnetic Drum Separators

Sprials

Vibrating Screens

Densifiers

Dynamic Classifiers

Screw Classifiers

AGGLOMERATION

Agglomerators

FLOTATION

Recovery and Concentrate Grade

Introduction to Flotation Technology (Animation)

Conventional and Tank Flotation Cells

Jameson Flotation Cell

Column Flotation Cells

Vertical Regrind Mills

Retention Time

DEWATERING

Conventional/High-Rate Thickeners

Clarifiers

Lamella-Type Clarifiers

High-Rate Clarifiers

Filters

Media Filters

Pneumapress Filters

Solid-Bowl Centrifuges

Screen-Bowl Centrifuges

Turbo-Screen Centrifuges

STORAGE TANKS AND AGITATORS

Agitation

Flame Arrestors

GOLD AND SILVER – ORE PROCESSING AND SOLUTION HANDLING

Centrifugal Gravity Concentrators

Cyanide Leaching

Heap Leach Pads

Heap Leach Solution Distribution

Intensive Leach Reactor (ILR)

Counter-Current Decantation (CCD)

Cyanide Destruction

Tailings Detoxification

GOLD AND SILVER – CARBON HANDLING

Carbon-in-Pulp Process

Carbon Acid Washing and Stripping

Carbon Regeneration

GOLD AND SILVER – RECOVERY FROM SOLUTION

Electrowinning

Merrill-Crowe Precipitation

Dore Smelting

Mercury Retorts

REAGENTS

Flotation Reagent Makeup

Flotation Reagents

Flocculants

Flocculant Makeup

Lime and Lime Slaking

Antiscalants

Vertical Lime Kilns

Lime Slaking Tower Mills

SAMPLING

Sampling Theory and Automatic Samplers

Particle Size Indicators

X-Ray Analysis

AIR COMPRESSORS AND BLOWERS

Air Compressors

Air Blowers

SUPPORT EQUIPMENT

Overhead Bridge Cranes

UTILITIES

Reverse Osmosis

Water Hammer

FURNACES AND BOILERS

Burners, Combustion, and Heaters

Steam Transmission Systems

Water-Tube Boilers

Fire-Tube Boilers

Wyssmont Calciners

FURNACE OFFGAS

Electrostatic Precipitation

Drag Conveyors

Gas-Handling Cyclones

Flues

Stack Effect

Stack Opacity Detectors

Dewpoint of Air, Water, and Sulfur Dioxide Mixtures

PNUEMATIC CONVEYING

Airslides

Eductors

Pneumatic Conveying

Fuller-Kinyon Pumps

SOLVENT EXTRACTION—BASE METALS

Solvent Extraction Fundamentals

The Solvent Extraction Process

Solvent Extraction Mixer-Settlers

Solvent Extraction Plant Operation

Solvent Extraction Advanced Theory —Isotherms, Phase Ratios, and Staged Extractions

ELECTROWINNING—BASE METALS

Copper Electrowinning

Nickel Electrowinning

Electrical Rectifiers for Copper Electrowinning

Electrical Rectifiers for Electrowinning

PRESSURE OXIDATION AND LEACHING

Autoclaves—Pressure Oxidation and Leaching

Flash Pressure Letdown System

Safety Relief Valves

CRYSTALLIZATION

Forced-Circulation Crystallizers