Case Study

Case Study

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. 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
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
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
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
B Nielsen, J Rohleder, H Lehto and C Robbe MetPlant 2017 – Metallurgical Plant Design and Operating Strategies – World’s Best Practice, 11-12 Sep 2017, Perth, Australia Abstract Sensor-based ore sorting is being increasingly used to reduce the amount of low-grade and waste m...
26-Oct-2017
G R Ballantyne, M Di Trento, I Lovatt and B Putland MetPlant 2017 – Metallurgical Plant Design and Operating Strategies – World’s Best Practice, 11-12 Sep 2017, Perth, Australia Abstract The Tropicana Gold Mine, owned by AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd (70% owned and managed...
26-Oct-2017
P STAPLES, G LANE, R BRAUN, B FOGGIATTO AND M P BUENO PRESENTED AT SAG CONFERENCE, SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SEMIAUTOGENOUS AND HIGH PRESSURE GRINDING TECHNOLOGY, VANCOUVER, 20-24 SEPTEMBER 2015. ABSTRACT Autogenous (AG) and semi-autogenous (SAG) grinding mills are considered a mature tec...
18-Jul-2017
S NKWANYANA AND B LOVEDAY (1) PRESENTED AT COMMINUTION ’16, MINERALS ENGINEERING INTERNATIONAL, PUBLISHED IN MINERALS ENGINEERING VOLUMES 103-104, BARRY WILLS (ED), APRIL 2017. ABSTRACT Ball-mills are used widely for secondary grinding. Loveday (2010) reported on laboratory tests in which s...
18-Jul-2017