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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
Graeme J. Jameson, Cagri Emer ABSTRACT A new froth flotation machine has been developed, known as the NovaCell, which can recover mineral particles over a wide particle size range, from the lower limit of flotation, to an upper limit which depends on the liberation characteristics of the ore. In a...
09-Jul-2019
F.P. van der Meer Canadian Mineral Processors Conference, 23-25 January 2018, Ottawa, Canada ABSTRACT HPGRs operate in a wide array of applications in mining and minerals. These range from relatively coarse crushing of copper and gold ores at one end of the spectrum to the processing of fine iron...
28-Jun-2019
Y. Dumais, R. Lemire, T. Banerjee and H. Weitz Canadian Mineral Processors Conference, 23-25 January 2018, Ottawa, Canada ABSTRACT Agnico Eagle LaRonde produces over 300,000 ounces of gold annually, along with silver, zinc and copper by-products. The LaRonde plant consists of a conventional SAG a...
28-Jun-2019
F.C.F. Batista, R. deS. Almeida, L. deA. Silva, T. Banerjee, D. Gudgeon CMP 2018, 23-25 January 2018, Ottawa, Canada ABSTRACT Yamana Chapada’s mine is one of the larger copper-gold mines in Brazil. The mine is located in Goias state, in the central part of Brazil. The mine has estimated Mineral R...
24-Apr-2019
J. Starkey, B. Hilscher, S. Reeves and J. Hedderson  Canadian Mineral Processors Conference, 22-24 January 2019, Ottawa, Canada ABSTRACT As ore sorting becomes more common, it is important to quantify its impact on comminution circuits in order to precisely predict its effect on throughput,...
23-Apr-2019
F. Wang, B. Klein, P. Rosario Preliminary sizing and selection of an HPGR using piston-die press tests, 51st Canadian Mineral Processors conference, 22-24 January 2019, Ottawa, Canada ABSTRACT Current industry practice for HPGR assessment and sizing relies on conducting a series of tests using pi...
19-Feb-2019
B. Simonian Mount Milligan mine performance update, 51st Canadian Mineral Processors conference, 22-24 January 2019, Ottawa, Canada ABSTRACT The Mount Milligan mine, located in central British Columbia, began operation in September 2013 with a design nameplate capacity of 62,500 dry metric tonnes...
19-Feb-2019
O. Mejia and B. Klein Maintaining grinding efficiency and mill throughput when liners wear, 51st Canadian Mineral Processors conference, 22-24 January 2019, Ottawa, Canada ABSTRACT A study was undertaken to investigate the relationship between mill liner wear and grinding energy efficiency and to...
19-Feb-2019
W. Conger, J.F. DuPont, R.E. McIvor, T.P. WeldumW. Conger, J.F. DuPont, R.E. McIvor, T.P. Weldum Mining Engineering, November 2018, pp. 28-37 The objective of the study conducted by the authors is to determine what media size(s) addition will maximize any given plant ball mill’s grinding efficienc...
16-Jan-2019
Valery, W., Valle, R., Duffy, K., Jankovic, A., Tabosa, E. 2016. Complete Optimisation from Mine-to-Mill to Maximise Profitability [Комплексная оптимизация параметров горных работ и технологических операций для повышения рентабельности производства]. Zoloto I Technologii, Russia, 2 (32), June 2016...
03-Jan-2019
B. Kirkwood, J. Kinal, J. Siliezar, H. Sofatzis Metallurgical Plant Design and Operating Strategies (MetPlant 2013), 15-17 July 2013, Perth WA Ernest Henry Mining (EHM) is a copper, gold and magnetite mining and processing operation located 38 km north-east of Cloncurry in the Mount Isa-Cloncurry...
03-Jan-2019
R Espinosa-Gomez, S.Gomez-Hernandez and P D Munro 14thAusIMM Mill Operators’ Conference, 29-31 August 2018, Brisbane, Australia ABSTRACT Filtered dry stack tailing storage facilities offer many advantages over thickened tailing storage facilities and yet, most of the mining companies still p...
20-Dec-2018
A Giblett and B Putland 14thAusIMM Mill Operators’ Conference, 29-31 August 2018, Brisbane, Australia ABSTRACT This paper provides a simple guiding framework for grinding circuit optimisation, focussing on common themes in past optimisation success stories, the conditions for success and techniq...
23-Oct-2018
G R Ballantyne, M Hilden, K Bartram and V Souto 14thAusIMM Mill Operators’ Conference, 29-31 August 2018, Brisbane, Australia ABSTRACT Particle sorting allows partially liberated minerals to be separated prior to energy intensive fine grinding. Sensors select particles for separation a...
23-Oct-2018
B Wong and T G Vizcarra 14thAusIMM Mill Operators’ Conference, 29-31 August 2018, Brisbane, Australia ABSTRACT Optimisation projects are regularly undertaken without knowing the root cause of an issue. It is all well and good to trial a multitude of flotation reagents, change the operating...
22-Oct-2018