Comminution

Comminution

*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
*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 NewmontGoldcorp’s Peñasquito operation, located in the state of Zacatecas in northwest Mexico, is curr...
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
*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
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...
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
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
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.STARKEY1, B. HILSHER2, S. REEVES3 and J. HEDDERSON4 J. Starkey (1), B. Hilscher (2), S. Reeves (3) and J. Hedderson (4)  1. Sacré-Davey Engineering, and Starkey & Associates Inc, Oakville, Canada. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 2. Sacré-Davey Engineering, Oakville,...
23-Apr-2019
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
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
S Palaniandy, M Spagnolo, R Halomoan, H Zhou and H Ishikawa MetPlant 2017 – Metallurgical Plant Design and Operating Strategies – World’s Best Practice, 11-12 Sep 2017, Perth, Australia Abstract The Karara Mine concentrator commenced operation in November 2012 to produce hig...
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
Holger Plath, Holger Plath, Christoph Beyer, David Kruth, Johann Knecht, Wolfgang Baum 49th Annual Conference of Metallurgists, Vancouver, Canada, August 27-30, 2017. Abstract Although HPGR technology has been recognized since the late 1980s as a potential powerful to...
26-Sep-2017
The Energy Saving Technology of Beneficiation of Iron Ore V V KARMAZIN, M A BIKBOV AND A A BIKBOV MAGNETIC AND ELECTRICAL SEPARATION, VOL 11 (4), PP 211-224 ABSTRACT The qualitative and quantitative evaluation of liberation of economic minerals and thelevel of contamination of the process produc...
25-Aug-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