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*K. Bru, M. Beaulieu, R. Sousa, M. Leite, A, De Sousa, E. Kol, J. Rozenkranz, D. de Parvaz Minerals Engineering ABSTRACT Electric Pulse Fragmentation (EPF) is an innovative technology that uses High-Voltage Pulsed Power (HVPP) for the selective comminution of a material. This paper aims to compa...
23-Jun-2020
Bearman, Bowman, Dunne AusIMM Publication ABSTRACT Upgrading coarse feed in gold plants, through a process of selective processing, has always been of interest. The level of interest has waxed and waned over the last 30–40 years, but improvements in methods and pressure to increase the efficienc...
23-Jun-2020
*P. Shelley, I. Molina, D. Patsikatheodorou Presented at Procemin GEOMET 2019 ABSTRACT The paper shows how measurements from inside an operating SAG mill are now a reality. The paper discusses how the measurements might affect and enhance energy efficient mill optimisation. Energy efficient comm...
23-Jun-2020
*K. Tungpalan, A. Nguyen, C. Evans, E. Manlapig, K. Nguyen Presented at Procemin GEOMET 2019 ABSTRACT Ore texture represents the fundamental ore properties that significantly influence processing behaviour. However, the current measurement to obtain detailed textural information is through the Q...
23-Jun-2020
*P. Lind, K. Erwin, R. Chandramohan, D. Tweed, G. Lane, P. Staples, S. Hille, B. Foggiatto, J. Awmack, B. Patterson Presented at SAG Conference Vancouver, Canada September 22 – 26, 2019 ABSTRACT Newmont Goldcorp’s Peñasquito operation, located in the state of Zacatecas in northwest Mexico, is cur...
23-Jun-2020
M. Sherman, A. Collins Presented at World Gold 2019 ABSTRACT The ever changing demands of providing operating teams with grinding circuits that meet their needs has resulted in equipment suppliers offering a broader range of grinding equipment and researchers investigating more efficient methods...
23-Jun-2020
T.Vizcarra, B. Wong Presented at SAG Conference Vancouver, Canada September 22 – 26, 2019 ABSTRACT JKTech has completed a comparative testing program of Bond tests as an addition to its “round-robin” quality control program for JK Drop Weight (JKDW) and SMC tests. Over seventy Bond tests of repr...
22-Jun-2020
M. Bueno, B. Foggiatto, G. Lane SAG Conference Vancouver, Canada September 22 – 26, 2019 ABSTRACT This paper presents an assessment and trade-off study of high-pressure grinding rolls (HPGR)-based vs. autogenous grinding (AG)-based milling options for a 65 kt/d copper/gold project. The study rel...
05-May-2020
B Putland & R Sciberras SAG Conference Vancouver, Canada September 22 – 26, 2019 ABSTRACT Many ore bodies are getting harder, more abrasive, and lower in grade. One of the issues designers face is minimizing capital and operating costs when treating such ores. Designers often look to secondar...
06-Jan-2020
EGBERT BURCHARDT & THOMAS MACKERT *Egbert Burchardt & Thomas Mackertthyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, Grinding Technology –Mineral Processing, Graf-Galen-Str. 17, 59269 Beckum, Germany (*Corresponding author: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) SAG Conference Vancouver, Canada September 22...
06-Jan-2020
*P. Pearce, C. Gagnon, B. Klein, R. McIvor, S. Makni, F. Wang, A. Kumar SAG Conference Vancouver, Canada September 22 – 26, 2019 ABSTRACT The aim of the Crush It! Challenge is to accelerate transformative solutions to reduce energy usage in the mill. Natural Resources Canada supported competition...
06-Jan-2020
*S. ESEN1, M. DANIEL1, B. DZHALOLOV2, B. BACHRAMOV2, J. GERONIMO2, & A. KALMATAYEV2  1Esen Mining Consulting Pty LtdSydney, Australia2JSC AK AltynalmasAlmaty, Kazakhstan (*Corresponding author: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) SAG Conference Vancouver, Canada September 22 – 26, 2019 ABSTRACT J...
06-Jan-2020
M Powell, C Bozbay, S Kanchibotla, B Bonfils, A Musunuri, V Jokovic, M Hilden, J Young, E Yalcin SAG Conference Vancouver, Canada September 22 – 26, 2019 ABSTRACT In expanding the mine to process considerably more competent ore sources, this semi-autogenous-ball mill-crusher (SABC) circuit with a...
06-Jan-2020
G. Ballantyne, A. Giblett SAG Conference Vancouver, Canada September 22 – 26, 2019 ABSTRACT Newmont has a demonstrated history as a leading investor in comminution technology developments. Most notably the cornerstone high pressure grinding rolls (HPGR) demonstration plant at the Lone Tree operat...
06-Jan-2020
R Butar, M Becker, B Putland, I Lovatt, F Kock SAG Conference Vancouver, Canada September 22 – 26, 2019 ABSTRACT Continuous improvement is a major key performance indicator (KPI) for many metallurgical operations. Improvement never happens by itself and is rarely attributed to a single party or p...
06-Jan-2020
HENNING KNAPP1, STEPHAN HANNOT1, & FRANK VAN DER MEER1 ABSTRACT High pressure grinding rolls (HPGR) are an energy efficient solution for comminution of industrial minerals and metal ores. The technology is successfully applied in an expanding field of applications throughout the minerals indus...
06-Jan-2020
F.P. VAN DER MEER1, R. FERNANDEZ2 1. F.P.van der Meer, Weir Minerals Plc, Minerals Processing and HPGR Technology, Egtenrayseweg 9, 5928 PH VenloThe Netherlands, T: +31 (0)77 3272955, E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., W: www.weirminerals.com 2. R. Fernandez, Weir Minerals Sud-America, Manager Comm...
06-Jan-2020
E BAAWUAH1, C KELSEY2, J ADDAI-MENSAH3 AND W SKINNER4 1. PhD student, Future Industries Institute, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes, SA 5095. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. FAusIMM, Technical Director, IMP Technologies P/L, 83A Proctor Rd, Hope Forest, SA 5172. Email: chri...
16-Dec-2019
T. Robinson, B. Widdows and J. Rosenberg MetPlant 2019, September 9-10, Perth, Australia POSTER ABSTRACT Increasing mill availability is a key improvement to the productivity of most mine sites. Mills are often running at maximum capacity, consequently any downtime reduces the mine output. O...
25-Sep-2019
S.Morrell MetPlant 2019, September 9-10, Perth, Australia ABSTRACT Whether it is for the purposes of the design of new comminution circuit, a brownfield expansion or a geometallurgical program, one of the principal keys to success is to “know your orebody”. To do so requires the formulation and e...
24-Sep-2019