The largest concentration of mining expertise worldwide

XPS Consulting & Testwork Services

Mailing Address:

XPS Centre, 6 Edison Road

Falconbridge, Ontario P0M 1S0

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Contact Information:

Phone: 705-699-3400

Fax: 705-699-3431




XPS Testwork & Consulting Services provides technical services for the global mining industry. Our services cover areas such as: orebody characterisation, metallurgical plant support, improving operational efficiency, and greenfield / brownfield project development.

We offer a diverse expertise mix, plant operation skills, and knowledge of milling and metallurgical operations, from four business groups:

  1. Process Mineralogy and Plant Support– flowsheet development from sampling, applied statistics, mineral processing testing, and quantitative mineralogy, led by Virginia Lawson ( and Dominic Fragomeni (
  2. Extractive Metallurgy – hydrometallurgical and pyrometallurgical testing, process modelling, flowsheet design and on-site support, led by Mika Muinonen (
  3. Process Control – process control, automation technologies, and engineering solutions to achieve best practices ‘Operational Performance Excellence,’ led by Phil Thwaites (
  4. Materials Technology – selection / testing of materials of construction, failure analysis, equipment monitoring and inspection services, led by Wilson Pascheto (

Contact us, to apply the right technology, professionals, and solutions to help you:

  • Understand your mineralogy, your orebody & develop / optimise your flowsheet
  • Improve your mineral / metal recoveries at acceptable grades / level
  • Improve handling of impurities and lower your energy costs
  • Minimise variability, processing costs, while maximising throughput
  • Maintain or improve product quality
  • Minimise equipment cost and maximise equipment / plant reliability
  • Inspect your acid plants, assessing and recommending key improvements
  • In-plant, practical, hands-on technical assistance