Ex Mente is a process engineering consulting and systems company focused on pyrometallurgy. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Pretoria, South Africa. We assist our clients through consulting and training services, and deployment of software systems to improve their operations.
WHAT IS THE EX MENTE DIFFERENCE?
We apply our extensive knowledge and experience in pyrometallurgy, combined with the deployment of process models, simulators and advanced process control systems. These all aim to deliver high returns on our clients' investments. We aim to maximise the value of our clients' plants and processes through the creative use of our knowledge, skills and experience in:
metallurgical and chemical process engineering,
software engineering, and
Our company is structured and managed to achieve trustworthy and effective results, even to the most challenging requirements. This forms the foundation for mutually beneficial, long-term partnerships and ensures that we add value to our clients' operations.
WHAT DO WE SPECIALISE IN?
We specialise in pyrometallurgy, thermochemistry, process modelling, and multiphysics modelling. We have a proven track record of success in plant and process simulation, optimisation and information systems. We also assist clients with hydrometallurgical and mineral processing operations.
HOW CAN WE ADD VALUE TO YOUR BUSINESS?
Our clients' requirements typically include:
Process Modelling and Simulation
Mulitphysics Modelling (heat transfer, fluid flow, electrical furnaces, thermal radiation, and stress and strain in refractory linings)
Advanced Process Control
Recipe Management and Optimisation
Process-Level Information Systems
The EMPROCESSSOLUTION™ suite of services aims to integrate the specialist operation-specific knowledge and tools into our clients' plants to make it more easily accessible to personnel on different levels, from the shop flow to operations management.
By embedding our models, calculations, and visualisations in software, we make it easy for our customers to understand and use. This provides them with the benefit of our knowledge and experience, without confronting them with the underlying complexity.
Meet The Team
dr Johan Zietsman
Senior Process Engineer
Dr Alfred Bogaers