An official ceremony marking the commissioning of a concentrate beneficiation facility took place on the 17th of November 2022 at the Andrey Varichev Mikhailovsky GOK (Metalloinvest). Construction of the new beneficiation facility was fulfilled based on the process design criteria and engineering design developed by Institute TOMS.
The National Association of Surveyors and Designers (NOPRIZ) has awarded the team of Institute TOMS with a Certificate of Appreciation
In September 2021, the Metso:Outotec Jar Mill arrived and was installed in the Institute TOMS laboratory. The Institute’s comminution team was trained by M:O’s specialists and the lab was granted accreditation to perform the Jar Mill testing.
In September 2020, Institute TOMS was given the latest accreditation certificates by Glencore Technology (Australia) for running UFG testing in a stirred mill – IsaMill M4.
In August 2020, Institute TOMS (Irkutsk) in partnership with Thrane Teknikk initiated testing of a fine screening technology using Derrick Stack Sizer 2SG 48-60R-1STK by Derrick Corporation.
The activity of Institute TOMS covers testworks in mineral processing, metallurgy of base and precious metals, development of Design Criteria, mining and geological audit and consulting, design and construction of processing plants and facilities for extraction of all kinds of hard minerals, engineering works, process maintenance.
Top-quality services performed by Institute TOMS are the result of a well-balanced combination of a long-term experience, highly qualified staff and well-developed laboratory capabilities. The technologies developed by Institute TOMS are subject to constant progress which enables the company to occupy advanced positions on the market in Russia and abroad. The institute carries out unique testworks using the state-of-the-art equipment and collaborates with the leading foreign research companies. About 100 science-research work reports and 20 Design Criteria are issued annually. Institute TOMS develops design documentation at all stages: from pre-design to support of the existing plants in keeping up the relevance of the design documentation.
Today Institute TOMS is a fast-growing company that uses a complex approach in the work providing a full set of maximum efficient solutions for development of ore deposits of any complexity to mining companies and investors.
Institute TOMS consists of:
- Department of mining and geological audit and consulting;
- Design department;
- Comminution laboratory;
- Mineral processing laboratory;
- Metallurgical laboratory;
- Analytical laboratory;
- Process design basis division;
- Mineralogy division.
International cooperation and experience
- Collaboration with leading engineering and consulting companies;
- Performance of the tests using state-of-the-art equipment and international certified methods;
- Results of testworks performed in Institute TOMS are used in Prefeasibility study, Feasibility study and design of processing plants;