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Bonfils, Valery, Jankovic, Duffy, Tabosa, Holtham Presented at the AusIMM Mill Operators Conference June 2021 ABSTRACT The benefits of Mine-to-Mill optimisation have been understood by the industry for many years. If well executed, with a structured methodology, the overall operation throughput (...
20-Jul-2021
Radford, Lovatt, Putland, Becker Presented at the AusIMM Mill Operators Conference June 2021 ABSTRACT The Gruyere Gold Project was discovered by Gold Road Resources Limited in October 2013 on the Yamarna Belt 200km east of Laverton in Western Australia. The Feasibility Study for Gruyere, which wa...
20-Jul-2021
Edmunds, Wilkens, Akerstrom, Haines Presented at the AusIMM Mill Operators Conference June 2021 ABSTRACT The Ridgeway Concentrator at Newcrest Cadia was commissioned in 2002 as an ABC circuit to treat the ore from the Ridgeway sublevel cave (SLC) at around 5MTPA. Consisting of a single pinion 32’...
20-Jul-2021
Powell, Yahyaei, Mainza, Tavares Presented at the AusIMM Mill Operators Conference June 2021 ABSTRACT Maintaining the work balance between the primary SAG mill and secondary ball mill(s) is an overlooked bottleneck, and thus opportunity, in an increasing number of circuits worldwide. As circuit c...
20-Jul-2021
Paz, Ypelaan, Ryan, McInnes Presented at the AusIMM Mill Operators Conference June 2021 ABSTRACT The Anglo Gold Ashanti (AGA) Sunrise Dam Gold Recovery Enhancement Project (REP) was an upgrade project to the existing process plant to increase gold recovery. The project required the existing scree...
20-Jul-2021
Oblokulov, Green, Van Der Spuy, Becker Presented at the AusIMM Mill Operators Conference June 2021 ABSTRACT One of the blessings associated with operating a modern metallurgical facility is the multitude of technologies, techniques and processes available to improve and optimise circuits. Circuit...
20-Jul-2021
Ballantyne, Foggiatto, Staples, Lane Presented at the AusIMM Mill Operators Conference June 2021 ABSTRACT Vertical stirred mills are more frequently being applied at coarser grinding duties as a replacement for ball milling. This trend is being driven by reductions in footprint and operating cost...
20-Jul-2021
Wang, Vazirizadeh, Rosario Published in Proceedings of the IMPC2020 Congress, SAIMM ABSTRACT Advances in data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence are transforming mining and mineral processing, and making them more algorithm intensive. The paradigm is shifting from one of detec...
19-Jul-2021
Bartiea, Reutera Published in Proceedings of the IMPC2020 Congress, SAIMM ABSTRACT Metals make modern societies function, and increasingly, various high purity precious and special metals endow sustainability-driving technologies with specific functionalities. These metals become heavily intertwi...
19-Jul-2021
Papadopoulou, Asbjörnsson, Hulthén, Evertsson Published in Proceedings of the IMPC2020 Congress, SAIMM ABSTRACT Crushing plant managers need to assess, manage, and communicate the environmental impact induced by their crushing plant operations as a step towards the sustainable development of the...
19-Jul-2021
Agbenuvor, Antonio, Jokovic,and Morrison Published in Proceedings of the IMPC2020 Congress, SAIMM ABSTRACT Body breakage usually involves breakage of particles by compression between two surfaces or impacted against a rigid surface, with the latter of interest in this current study. This mode of...
19-Jul-2021
CEEC has compiled some great examples of some of last year’s activities and contributions, including workshops, speakers, 2020 CEEC Medal winning work, sponsors, collaborators, projects and our collective approach to accelerating eco-efficient comminution for you to download here. The annual report...
15-Jun-2021
Hassani, Shadi, Rafezi, Sasmito, Ghoreishi-Madiseh ABSTRACT Enhancing the energy-effectiveness of microwave-assisted fragmentation is one of the overlooked areas in the published literature. A novel calorimetric technique is proposed to quantify the effect of inductive heating within a microwave c...
07-Jun-2021
Roper, Borissenko, Daniel Published in Proceedings of the IMPC2020 Congress, SAIMM ABSTRACT Eccentric High Pressure Centrifugal Comminution (eHPCC) is a novel comminution device that provides a single step to achieve a desired target grind size. The mechanisms within the unit mirror particle brea...
18-May-2021
Amini, Beaton Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT Application of ore pre-treatment technologies such as Grade Engineering and in-pit ore treatment require comprehensive analysis to show proven value is being generated by switching away from the current pr...
17-May-2021
Valery, Duffy, Holtham, Tabosa, Andrade Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT Pre-concentration has potential to significantly improve Mineral Resource efficiency by removing gangue early in the process, before energy intensive and expensive comminution and...
17-May-2021
Scott, Amini Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT Grade Engineering® involves the planning, integration and operation of coarse preconcentration techniques to reject uneconomic material as early as possible in the mining value chain to improve the quality of...
17-May-2021
Dehkhoda, Salaya, Kwak, Keeney Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT In addition to volatile commodity prices influencing decision making, in recent years, social and environmental performance have become important decision drivers within the mining industry....
17-May-2021
A high-level study into mining energy use for the key mineral commodities of the future. Author Marc Allen, Technical Director, engeco Report commissioned by The Weir Group PLC Executive Summary The mining industry plays a critical role at the heart of modern global economy, extracting and pro...
10-May-2021
Krot, Zimroz, Michalak, Wodecki, Ogonowski, Drozda, Jach Abstract The minerals processing enterprises are widely using vibrating machines to separate different fractions of materials. Sieving efficiency is greatly dependent on particle trajectories, or orbit, of periodical motion over the sieving...
19-Apr-2021