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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
K Ehrig1, V Liebezeit2, E Macmillan3, Y Li4, B Pewkliang5 and M Smith61. FAusIMM(CP), Superintendent Geometallurgy, BHP Olympic Dam, Adelaide SA 5000. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 2. Principal Geometallurgist, BHP Olympic Dam, Adelaide SA 5000. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 3. MAusIMM(CP), Senior G...
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
Kurth, Balzan Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT The potential for bulk diversion was identified and quickly implemented following the development of bulk sensing technologies applied to conveyed flows. In the early 1980s real time analysis of ash in coal...
13-Apr-2021
Blouin, Gagnon, El-Haddad, Soares de Lima Filho, Vanier, Harhira, Bouchard, Boismenu, Hamel, Beauchesne, Padioleau, Vaillancourt, Plugatyr, Sabsabi, Wilkie Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT Quantitative mineralogy is an established discipline in the geos...
13-Apr-2021
Auranen, Raatikainen Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT ON-LINE SENSORS IN PRE-CONCENTRATION – 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IMA Engineering (IMA) and Mine On-Line Service (MOLS) companies have used on-line sensors for analysing ore and waste rock in mining for...
13-Apr-2021
Coghill, Cutmore, Carter, Millen, Haarlem Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT Due to the low concentration of gold, ore sorting for gold has always required measuring indirect properties, such as density or colour, to allow separation on a rock by rock basi...
13-Apr-2021
Rech, Kroukamp Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT CRONIMET Australia in cooperation with Speciality Metals International, the mining lease holder of the Mt Carbine Tungsten mine, have demonstrated the preconcentration and processing of large (>12 millio...
13-Apr-2021
BoBo, La Rosa, Cameron Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT Efficient pre-concentration using natural and induced deportment starts with effective blast design. Leveraging these characteristics using Size-Based Grade Engineering® techniques requires detailed...
13-Apr-2021
Assimi, Koch, Garcia, Wagner, Neumann Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT Run-of-Mine (ROM) stockpiles are the inventory of valuable materials extracted from the mine. Depending on the customer requests, a selective addition of ore from stockyards should be...
12-Apr-2021
Pyle, Ballantyne, Chandramohan, Vizcarra, Lane Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT Preconcentration, through gravity separation (Wallace et al, 2015), magnetic separation and particle size (Clout, 2013), has been used in many historical projects to convert...
30-Mar-2021
Jenkin, Revell Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT This paper presents an analysis of significant Australian-based R&D programs focussed on the minerals industry, which was commissioned by CRC ORE. The landscape analysis may assist organisations with R&...
30-Mar-2021
Anyimadu, Appeah Owusu, Peattie, Chamberlain, Aniawu – Asumakah Presented at the Preconcentration Digital Conference November 2020 ABSTRACT This is an integrated geology and plant improvement study arising from the heterogeneity seen in mineralogy and gold association at the Obuasi goldmine in Gh...
30-Mar-2021
*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