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Research and Technology

Research and Technology

CITIC HIC’s technology center is the largest organization for comprehensive technology development and research in mining, metallurgy and building materials in China.

CITIC HIC’s technology center, Luoyang Mining Machinery Engineering Design Institute (LMMEDI), is the largest organization for comprehensive technology development and research in mining, metallurgy and building materials in China. LMMEDI employs approximately 700 staff of which 400 are engineers (with approximately 30 masters and doctors) involved in research and development of machinery design, manufacturing, automation, hydraulics, construction, cement, active lime, pellets plants, plant design, water supply and drainage, heating and ventilation, electrical supply and testing technology.




  Luoyang Mining Machinery Engineering Design Institute (LMMEDI), is the largest organization for comprehensive technology development and research in mining, metallurgy and building materials in China. LMMEDI employs approximately 700 staff of which 400 are engineers (with approximately 30 masters and doctors) involved in research and development of machinery design, manufacturing, automation, hydraulics, construction, cement, active lime, pellets plants, plant design, water supply and drainage, heating and ventilation, electrical supply and testing technology.


Research Tools

Some of the Research Tools used by the Design Institute include the following software packages:

  • Ansys
  • I-Deas
  • Strand
  • Magma
  • Deform
  • Sysweld
  • JmatPRO
  • Others

  Laboratory

CITIC HIC also has a fully equipped laboratory on site for material testing and reporting. Through material testing and analysis we can accurately select the right equipment to meet your equirements.

Some of the Laboratory equipment include:

  • JKMRC Drop Weight Tester
  • Ball Mill
  • Vibrating Mill
  • V-Type Separator
  • Lazer Size Analyser
  • HPGR Testing
  • Riffle Sampler
  • Dry Grinding
  • Dry Classifer
  • Others

Further, at CITIC HIC we also run various software packages in order to simulate process circuits thereby optimizing equipment selection and operation. These software packages include:

  • JK SimMet
  • JK SimPlant
  • MillTraj
  • Various in-house programs