Conference Papers

Conference Papers

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
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
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
Larson Presented at the SAG Conference Vancouver, Canada September 22 – 26, 2019 Abstract While stirred mills in regrind and fine grinding duties have become more accepted, there continue to be questions about the testwork used for scaleup and comparisons. One reliable reality check for any futur...
01-Jun-2020
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
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
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
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
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
M SCOTTMine Excellence 2018 – 3rd International Seminar of Operational Excellence in Mining, 21-23 March 2018, Santiago, Chile Australia ABSTRACT The Australian mining industry currently consumes 28% more water, 21% more energy and generates 19% greater emissions to maintain the same level of prod...
06-Jun-2018
Comminution Circuit Design Considerations G Lane (1), B Foggiatto (1), R Braun (1), M P Bueno (1), P Staples (2) and S Rivard (2) 49th Annual Canadian Minerals Processors Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 17-19 January 2017    ABSTRACT This paper demonstrates the selection of grinding circui...
26-May-2017