About the Metcelerate Program


What is Metcelerate?

Metcelerate is a two-year Professional Formation program for Mineral Processing Engineers. 

Metcelate is all on-line, and requires a few hours a week of learning.


Metcelerate delivers high quality content through on-line systems, short courses (web and classroom), and relevant projects, all supported by company technical coaching.


What's in Metcelerate?

The curriculum covers all the major topics that a minerals engineer requires:

1. The Value Proposition

2. Mineralogy

3. Comminution

4. Flotation

5. Physical Separations

6. Experimental Design and Data Analysis

7. Leaching 

8. Industry Optimisation Project


The Metcelerate Team

The Metcelerate Program is developed and owned by my Metcelerate Ltd.


Diana Drinkwater Australia (CEO) Metallurgical engineer with 30+ years experience and a passion for helping young professionals achieve full potential through career development. Expert in building and delivering on the job training programs, face-to-face, online and blended. Chair of IMPC’s Education Commission


Robert Seitz USA (Director)

40-year career developing, designing, implementing, operating, and optimizing mineral processing plants. Nearly as many years supporting professional development via training, use of competency models, mentoring and managing corporate and site-based education programs.


Brian Flintoff Canada (Consultant)

Operator, academic, technical developer and consultant. Helped create CBT for mill operator training. Well known specialist in analysis, optimization and control of mineral processing systems. 30 years in training and professional development activities.


Jan Cilliers FREng, UK (CFO)

Professor of Mineral Processing in the Royal School of Mines at Imperial College London. More than 100 technical publications. 20+ years managing Industry/Academic partnerships for education and research.

METCELERATE: An Introduction

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