· Expert Systems in Mineral and Metal Processing: Proceedings of the IFAC Workshop, Espoo, Finland, 2628 August 1991. A. J. Niemi, JamsaJounela. Elsevier, Sep 1, 2016 Technology Engineering 220 pages. 0 Reviews. Within the metal and mining industries, the use of expert systems for monitoring and control is on the increase. The content of each paper had to include both .