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Name: Nomsa Precilla Baloyi
Location: JOB, 3157 Bunting Road Campus
Department of Metallurgy Staff  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: 011 559 6560


About Ms Nomsa Precilla Baloyi

Academic Profile 
Well-versed, innovative Chemist/Metallurgist with exceptional devotion to Chemist, Mineral Processing, Hydrometallurgy, and Pyro-metallurgy of base metals, Platinum group metals, and precious metals. Skilled at analyzing minerals and the full chain value of metal production from the run-off mine to the final product ready for delivery using various analytical equipment such as XRF, XRD, SEM-EDS, FTIR, ICP-OES/MS, AAS, Zeta potential, O.M., and other equipment-related to the evaluation of Coal quality. Possesses solid experience in the processing and analysis of Coal.
Masters in extractive Metallurgy, PHD candidate
Research Interest 
PGM ore processing, fine coal beneficiation, analytical method development, and Sustainability
Strong foundation in metallurgical accounting, chemical process optimization, froth flotation, and leaching of copper, nickel, cobalt, gold, and PGMs. Well-established ability to design, engineer, and operate metallurgical process plants and pilot plants. Skilled in performing cyclone classification, counter-current decantation (CCD), and agitation leaching. Core strengths in tackling intricate optimization problems within various metallurgical processes. Strong proficiency in manipulating, statistically summarizing, and charting data, leveraging Minitab, Origin, SPSS, and MS Office Products. Experienced in collaborating with cross-functional teams and delivering valuable insights to drive project success.