Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

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
Bartiea, Reutera Published in Proceedings of the IMPC2020 Congress, SAIMM ABSTRACT Metals make modern societies function, and increasingly, various high purity precious and special metals endow sustainability-driving technologies with specific functionalities. These metals become heavily intertwi...
19-Jul-2021
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
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
*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
*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
T.Vizcarra, B. Wong Presented at SAG Conference Vancouver, Canada September 22 – 26, 2019 ABSTRACT JKTech has completed a comparative testing program of Bond tests as an addition to its “round-robin” quality control program for JK Drop Weight (JKDW) and SMC tests. Over seventy Bond tests of repr...
22-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 p...
06-Jan-2020
F.P. VAN DER MEER1, R. FERNANDEZ2 1. F.P.van der Meer, Weir Minerals Plc, Minerals Processing and HPGR Technology, Egtenrayseweg 9, 5928 PH VenloThe Netherlands, T: +31 (0)77 3272955, E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., W: www.weirminerals.com 2. R. Fernandez, Weir Minerals Sud-America, Manager Comm...
06-Jan-2020
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
PETAR BODUROV & VASIL GENCHEV Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology. 4(1), January 2017 ABSTRACT There is an alternative of the spherical grinding bodies. Innovative grinding bodies have shown in university tests with Bond Mill lower values of the Fred Bond Wi i...
05-Jul-2018
G R BALLANTYNE Comminution ’18, April 16-19 2018, Cape Town, South Africa Australia ABSTRACT Comminution Energy Curves are a resource developed at the JKMRC and made available by CEEC to the mining industry to compare and benchmark comminution energy intensity at mine sites.   However...
06-Jun-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
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
Shuji Owada, Sho Terada, Taiki Senga, Takao Namihira 49th Annual Conference of Metallurgists, Vancouver, Canada, August 27-30, 2017. Abstract Electrical disintegration (ED) is well known as a good comminution method to improve liberation of componential elements, because electron avalanche co...
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