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MIP Process Technologies: Solutions for process challenges

South African company, MIP Process Technologies, specialises in the design, manufacture, and supply of customised process equipment for the mining, minerals processing and related industries.

The company was founded in 2007 by a team of experienced engineers with a passion for providing customised and innovative process solutions to complex process challenges. TARREN BOLTON reports.

Through innovative, superior designs and building of strong supply capabilities in the mining applications and minerals processing industries, MIP Process Technologies offers a range of engineering services including design, drawing, their own fabrication facilities, and in-house erection of equipment.

The customer-centric company is committed to providing its customers with customised solutions that meet their specific needs. Philip Hoff, MD, says, “Our team of experienced engineers collaborate closely with customers to understand their requirements and develop the best possible solutions.”

The company places a strong focus on value creation through innovative, superior designs and in building strong supply capabilities in minerals processing. It is committed to sustaining its value by adopting and developing innovative technology and the continuous addition of new products to their range.

Collectively, the MIP Process Technologies team boasts over 120 years of expertise in management, metallurgical process design and development and project management. As it endeavours to understand customers’ needs and provide suitable solutions, MIP Process Technologies believes it is essential for good FEED work to establish mutual trust and respect and maintain good communication with its customers.

Over and above a client’s process data, MIP Process Technologies designs also take into consideration long-term mechanical performance, optimised circuit efficiency, maximum availability, and minimised operating costs – to ensure optimised overall performance.

MIP Process Technologies design considerations

MIP Process Technologies has a team of experienced engineers who are experts in the design, manufacture, and supply of process equipment. “In our design, we consider not only clients’ process data, but also the long-term mechanical performance, maximum circuit efficiency, availability and minimised operating costs,” says Hoff.

The product range includes clarifiers and thickeners; linear screens; attrition scrubbers; flocculant plants; mixers and agitators; slurry samplers; progressive cavity pumps; lime preparation plants; and reagent make-up plants. Design considerations include test work capability, accurate sizing for capability and ability to monitor.

With an African footprint that includes Botswana, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Lesotho, Mali, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe, MIP Process Technologies continuously increases its product range in line with the latest worldwide business trends.

The company’s global footprint has seen successful installations in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Canada, North America, Russia, and Turkey. MIP’s growth and success is attributable to a sound knowledge of the industry, backed by experienced technical staff who are well-equipped to provide the most extensive and latest recommendations in agitation; attritioning; clarification and thickening; mixing; sampling; pumping; and flocculation processes using an innovative approach to customising new solutions for new challenges.