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SysCAD at ALTA 2024

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We are pleased to announce our participation in ALTA 2024, taking place in Perth, Western Australia, from May 27-31. Please join us as our colleague Brett Schug presents “Thermodynamic Modelling of Rare Earth Solvent Extraction”, coauthored by Kevin Heppner. This paper and presentation explores a fundamental first-principles approach for modelling rare-earth element (REE) separation by solvent extraction. This approach is…

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SysCAD at SIT 2024

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We are looking forward to exhibiting and presenting for the first time at the Sugar Industry Technologists Annual Technical Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, 28 April – 1 May 2024. Emily Smyth of SysCAD and Eleanor McFeaters Louisiana Sugar Refining (LSR) will present “SysCAD Neural Network Models for LSR Dynamic Sugar Crystal Growth Prediction”, based on their paper co-authored by Tanai…

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Keynote Address at AQW 2024

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We are proud to be presenting a keynote address at AQW Alumina 2024. John McFeaters will take you on a journey through the history of process modelling in the alumina industry, with a look to the future of emerging simulation technologies. The keynote presentation is based on our paper “40 Years of Process Simulation with a Focus on Energy and…

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SysCAD at MetPlant 2023

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We’re looking forward to exhibiting at MetPlant 2023 in Adelaide, South Australia, November 5-8! Join us as Kevin Heppner presents on “First Principles Modelling of Mine Wastewater Treatment”, demonstrating the practical benefits in operations and design when applying detailed simulation for wastewater treatment. In keeping with the MetPlant conference theme of “World’s Best Practice in Metallurgical Plant Design and Operating Strategies”, we…

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SysCAD at the 14th Annual Academic Conference of the Nonferrous Metals Society of China

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We were recently invited to present at the 14th Annual Academic Conference of the Nonferrous Metals Society of China (NFsoc), July 28-30 in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China. John McFeaters of SysCAD and Chen Yuguo (Alex) of the Shenyang Aluminum & Magnesium Engineering & Research Institute (SAMI) presented on “Marginal Cost Analysis in Process Decision Making”. The presentation detailed the use…

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SysCAD at COM 2023

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We’re exhibiting and presenting at COM 2023, the 62nd Conference of Metallurgists, on Aug 21-24, 2023, in Toronto, Canada. Join the discussion on climate change and sustainability with fellow metallurgists and materials scientists. Visit our booth to discuss how SysCAD simulation can help achieve sustainability and energy reduction goals in process plant design and operations. Tanai Marín will present “Theoretical…

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SysCAD at 25th GTT Users’ Meeting 2023

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We will be attending the 25th GTT Users’ Meeting next week. Registration is still open, and the event is free to attend. Kevin Heppner will present on the use of the THEREDA database in SysCAD TCE using ChemApp. This demonstrates the application of ChemApp in aqueous chemistry, rather than the more common pyrometallurgy use. The example model presented accurately predicts…

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SysCAD at Ex Mente Pyro Week 2023

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SysCAD will be attending Pyro Community Day on 20 April, an online event as part of Pyro Week 2023 hosted by Ex Mente. The event promises to be an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest developments in sustainable pyrometallurgy, and to connect with other professionals in the industry. Dr Tanai Marin will be presenting “Modelling non-ideal binary solutions using…

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Best Alumina Paper at ICSOBA 2022

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Honoured to be awarded Best Alumina Paper at ICSOBA 2022. Congratulations to Ab Rijkeboer of Rinalco and co-authors John McFeaters and Dan Manché of SysCAD! In the paper, we introduce a new agglomeration kernel based on the work of René David (implemented in SysCAD as ‘David-Rijkeboer’), accounting for both laminar and turbulent flow regimes within a precipitation tank. We also present an operations-focused calibration wheel,…

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SysCAD at ICSOBA 2022

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We’re exhibiting at ICSOBA 2022 in Athens, Greece, Oct. 10-14. Please visit our booth to say hello and discuss your process modelling requirements with Dan Manché and Ab Rijkeboer, experts in Bayer process simulation. Ab, representing Rinalco, will be presenting the paper “Advances in Process Simulation of Agglomeration in Bayer Precipitation”, co-authored by John McFeaters and Dan Manché of SysCAD. In this…

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