Back to Basics

The 14th AusIMM Mill Operators’ Conference 2018



Mill Operators 2018

The 2018 Mill Operators conference will focus on getting ‘Back to Basics’ – challenging delegates to reassess the fundamentals of our sector. Throughout this three-day conference, 55 global experts will share their knowledge in operating practices for mineral processing plants, including extractive metallurgy, process control and environmental issues.

On this website you will find a wealth of information about the conference, including: the conference program, keynote speakers, selected abstracts, workshops, tours, Delprat Distinguished Lecture Series, sponsors, exhibitors and more.

Celebrating 40 years since the Mill Operators conference series began in Mt Isa, join us in Brisbane from 29-31 August.

Conference themes

MillOps’ 2018 will focus on best practice in all areas of plant operations, doing the basics well, operating updates, newly commissioned operations and information on emerging technologies in line with the conference themes.

  • Best practice in plant operations
  • Operating updates / newly commissioned plants
  • Geometallurgy
  • Pre concentration
  • Comminution circuit operation and optimisation
  • Flotation circuit operation and optimisation
  • Gravity circuits operation
  • Hydrometallurgical operations
  • Emerging technologies
  • Dewatering
  • Automation

All AusIMM conferences feature


Your chance to engage with industry peers and international companies.


Presentations by leading industry figures with opportunities to interact.


A truly global gathering of resource industry professionals


Attend world-class workshops and technical talks to earn PD hours

Thank you to our platinum sponsors