September 22-26, 2019
Vancouver, Canada

SAG Conference 2019

Visit with your Metso experts at SAG Conference 2019.

Join us at JW Marriott Parq as we unveil a new technology, give papers, and host daily presentations on the latest in semi-autogenous and high-pressure grinding.

Metso Papers

September 23 8:45 AM Reducing Energy and Water Consumption Through Alternative Comminution Circuits
Alan Boylston, Simon Hille & Peter Lind
September 23 1:45 PM Comparative Study of Mechanical Properties of Pebbles within an Autogenous (AG)/Semi-Autogenous (SAG) Circuit
Dusty Jacobson
September 24 10:45 AM Design, Construction, and Operating Experience of the SAG-Tower Mill Circuit at SEMAFO’s Boungou Mine in Burkina Faso
Alan Boylston & Martin Houde
September 24 3:30 PM Linking the Packed Bed Test to Full Size HRC™ Performance
Xiangjun Qui, Dilek Alkac, Bill Pate, Mike Mular & Andre Vien
September 25 1:15 PM Comparative Study of Mill Discharge Systems Using Coupled DEM SPH Simulations
Vasile Murariu
September 25 2:00 PM Field Validation of an Updated Work Approach Applied to Ball Mill Megaliner Designs
Maribel Suazo & Carlos Jara
September 26 10:15 AM A Structured Approach for Implementation of APC at FMI Cerro Verde
Ari Supomo, Rafael Ortiz, Miguel Yepez, Johaire Nuñez & Jeff McKay
September 26 4:30 PM Contributing to a Better Understanding of Grinding Media Wear: Exploring the impact of different parameters
Peter Radziszewski & Sudasharn Martins


Presentation Schedule

Vew our full agenda for daily presentations. Our presentations will be located in salon room - Fairview I.

Contact Erin Briggs ( to learn more.

JW Marriott Parq Vancouver