The Mining & Metals Industries Division (MMID) is one of ISA Technical Divisions. Its goal is to support and advance its members who are working and/or interested in the mining and metal industries. MMID focuses on leveraging automation functionality and technology solution to enhance mining processes and metal production.

Who is best served by this division? Professionals concerned with economically and environmentally sound practices as related to the extraction of metal ores, coal, cement, sand, gravel, and other minerals-and the handling, separation, processing, fabrication, related processes, and research and development for the production of finished mineral or metal products. It also covers the Iron and Steel Making industry, Aluminum Processing and other light metals and the production and manufacturing of metals products.

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  • Guys, we all want our events to reach as many people as possible, but we know that for this to happen we need to offer a topic that will appeal to the automation community. Hence, the reason for this post. To identify the themes that are champions of audience. Then follows the ...

  • Dears, We have a control valve (regulator) installed on Natural Gas Line, at which category shall we consider the Control Valve from the grade of release perspective. (Continuous, Primary or Secondary). Regards, Hazem Mahmoud #Instrumentation #OilandGas #ProcessSafety ...

  • Dear Fajar, Kindly note that Coriolis Flowmeter can measure the density in addition to the mass flow rate, however in gas application measuring the density through the Coriolis meter is not recommended, because changes in density are too small to resolve with the Coriolis Technology. ...

  • Dear All Mr/Mrs, We need technical advice for our cases. We want to retrieve density measurements from Coriolis Transmitter Sensor. The measurement type that we use is using as mass flow measurement. The Coriolis tube type is U" shaped tube pair. Manufacture Emerson F200SA37DRAZEZZZZMCREHTWPPMWGSP ...

  • Hi Hareem, Assuming your detectors have self-diagnostics capabilities (and your logic solver is capable to read the signal indicating failure), then IEC 61511-1 (section 11, if I remember correctly) recommends to set measures, while the failures is corrected and detector put ...

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