The Argyle Process Plant Control System

Knox PR, ; Weber D,
Organization: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
Pages: 18
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1986
The criteria developed for the Argyle Diamond Mine process plant control system are reviewed. The control system installed is described along with a discussion of the method of implementation adopted. The control system was extensively tested prior to instal- lation at site. This approach led to signi- ficant time savings during plant commissioning and facilitated rapid escalation of plant production. The control system has performed satisfactorily with a high level of operator acceptance and basically satisfies the criteria Developed.
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