Measurement And Control Solutions

The Measurement and Control division has developed a range of specific Advanced Process Control Solutions that are implemented on Mintek’s process control platform, StarCS. Advanced stabilisation and optimisation control has been developed for Milling, Flotation, Smelting and Gold Leaching.

StarCS News

Mintek Releases StarSC Process Control Platform

Posted on Jun 19, 2006

Mintek has formally released its new StarCS Version 6.0advanced process control platform. “Like its predecessor, PlantStar, the latest StarCS is a platform primarily for implementing Mintek’s Star control systems, MillStar, FloatStar, FurnStar and LeachStar,” explained Edgar King, chief engineer of Mintek’s Measurement and Control (MAC) division and head of the StarCS development team. “The upgrade to StarCS offers all of PlantStar’s existing functionality, simultaneously introducing a number of additional...

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New Release of StarCS Version 6.0

Posted on Jun 6, 2005

In the next few months the latest upgrade of Mintek’s PlantStar will be released with the new name “StarCS”. As its name indicates, the StarCS will continue to be a platform primarily for implementing Mintek’s “Star” control systems such as MillStar, FloatStar, FurnStar and LeachStar. The upgrade to StarCS will introduce a few improvements while offering all of PlantStar’s existing functionality. The interface will be very similar in appearance with the following new features: Faster reading of process data and writing values of...

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New Release of PlantStar Version 5

Posted on Sep 15, 2004

PlantStar Version 5 has just been released. The versatility and comprehensiveness that PlantStar has become known for has been taken further with new features in this version that will allow more effective control in metallurgical processes. New features in the Server Modules include an automatic OPC reconnection after the server was offline and becomes available again. Watch this space for further information.

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New Process-Control Platform Launched

Posted on Sep 29, 2000

PlantStar 2000, the latest addition to Mintek’s range of process-control technologies, was released at the end of September. More than 100 delegates from the minerals and metallurgical industries attended the launch and demonstration, and such was the interest generated that orders for five installations were received in the weeks building up to the official release of the product. PlantStar is a versatile and comprehensive set of tools for metallurgical process stabilization and optimization, which operate from a common platform. The...

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