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Newcrest Mining has teamed with the University of Tasmania (UTAS) to build a $3 million extension to a minerals research laboratory. The gold miner has contributed $2.5 million for the extension at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits (CODES), with UTAS and the ARC...
07-Aug-2013
 Huckleberry Mine Study wins 2013 CEEC Medal   A paper presented at the 45th Annual Canadian Mineral Processors Operators Conference in Ottawa Canada this year has been awarded the 2013 CEEC Medal.   C. Wang, S. Nadolski, O. Mejia, J. Drozdiak, B. Klein co-authored the paper ti...
06-Aug-2013
This month's issue of International Mining has a good round up of the latest news in processing, including a review of new technology, new alliances and new ideas. News of Outotoec's acquisition of Scanalyze and cooperation with Koppern; Weir Minerals' licence with KHD and partnership with Minyu Mac...
01-Aug-2013
ABSTRACT Global ore grades are declining while commodity demands continue to increase. Ore bodies requiring treatment are becoming increasingly complex requiring a finer grind size for maximum mineral recovery and grade. The demand for a finer grind size has set new challenges especially for grindin...
23-Jul-2013
Abstract In the context of the mining industry, smaller grain size and other mineralogical characteristics have motivated the need to grind finer. In order to address this need, the interest in fine grinding technologies has grown over the last 20 years as is illustrated by a growing body of knowle...
23-Jul-2013
ABSTRACT Particle size reduction is one of the most energy intensive and inefficient processes in use today. Traditional means for calculating energy requirements used for sizing equipment rely on empirically derived formulas and indices. The standard work indices of Kick, Bond and Von Rittinger ea...
23-Jul-2013
Comminution processes are cited as having an efficiency of less than 1%. Even if the efficiency of these processes could be increased to 5% as is suggested to be possible, the conclusion would remain that comminution processes are very inefficient with some 95% of the  input energy lost to the envir...
23-Jul-2013
JKTech's Diana Drinkwater, Metallurgical training manager, reported on the JKTech Eco-Efficient Comminution workshop held after MetPlant2013 in Perth, Western Australia. The Workshop saw 16 delegates,  divided pretty evenly between engineers, vendors and operators sharing knowledge and defining o...
22-Jul-2013
Energetics recently published an excellent article reviewing the parameters used to link energy with process efficiency and profitability. Highly recommended read!  Energetics has over 25 years experience in carbon and energy management working with large, complex, multi-site energy users spannin...
22-Jul-2013
ABSTRACT One of the most vigorous of the continuous improvement methodologies is Six Sigma. While usually associated with improving manufacturing and product quality, leading manufacturers are using it to improve their extended supply chain and logistics capabilities. At the same time they are impr...
22-Jul-2013
23rd International Mining Congress & Exhibition of Turkey • 16-19 April 2013 ANTALYA Abstract  Global ore grades are declining while commodity demands continue to increase. Ore bodies requiring treatment are becoming increasingly complex requiring a finer grind size for maximum mineral rec...
22-Jul-2013
Minerals Engineering Volume 41, February 2013, Pages 9–16 Abstract In the context of the mining industry, smaller grain size and other mineralogical characteristics have motivated the need to grind finer. In order to address this need, the interest in fine grinding technologies has grown over th...
22-Jul-2013
55th IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference Abstract Particle size reduction is one of the most energy intensive and inefficient processes in use today. Traditional means for calculating energy requirements used for sizing equipment rely on empirically derived formulas and indices. Th...
22-Jul-2013
Minerals Engineering 46-47 (2013) 83–88 Comminution processes are cited as having an efficiency of less than 1%. Even if the efficiency of these processes could be increased to 5% as is suggested to be possible, the conclusion would remain that comminution processes are very inefficient with some...
22-Jul-2013
3rd International Congress on Automation in the Mining Industry Abstract One of the most vigorous of the continuous improvement methodologies is Six Sigma. While usually associated with improving manufacturing and product quality, leading manufacturers are using it to improve their extended supp...
22-Jul-2013
The following article appeared in the  July 2013 issue of Mining, People and the Environment. Thanks to author Graham White, and Ruth Green at Aspermont for a great feature.   Classic economic theory tells us that competition and the profit motive should herd every enterprise along the ro...
09-Jul-2013
Partner with CEEC for recognition of energy efficiency improvements in your company! Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information, and a premier source of benchmark price assessments for those commodity markets. Over the past 15 years the Global...
09-Jul-2013
CRC ORE and Mine to Mill expert Don McKee released a publication entitled Understanding Mine to Mill. The publication documents the history of Mine to Mill, explaining the concept in simple terms along with the elements and keys to successful implementation. Understanding Mine to Mill does not pr...
08-Jul-2013
CRC-ORE 2013 CRC ORE and Mine to Mill expert Don McKee released a publication entitled Understanding Mine to Mill. The publication documents the history of Mine to Mill, explaining the concept in simple terms along with the elements and keys to successful implementation. Understanding Mine to...
08-Jul-2013
he Cooperative Research Centre for Optimising Resource Extraction is pleased to announce the publication of “Understanding Mine to Mill”, a publication written by Don McKee documenting the history of the Mine to Mill concept. Don McKee is an expert in research and education within the mining and...
03-Jul-2013
ABSTRACT Circuits with unconventional and potentially more complex designs are predicted to become more common in the future as plant designers and operators look to process ores more efficiently. Ideas have been presented on how circuit design may be changed to utilise today’s technology to addres...
02-Jul-2013
ABSTRACT The Meadowbank mine is operated by Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. and is located in the Kivalliq District of Nunavut in northern Canada. The process plant operates presently at a throughput of 11,500 tpd with gold grade varying between 2.9 and 3.6 g/t. The ore supplied to the process plant come f...
02-Jul-2013
ABSTRACT: Metso Minerals Process Technology and Innovation (PTI) have been working with operations around the world to increase their efficiency through "Mine-to-Mill" or Process Integration and Optimisation (PIO) methodology. These projects have delivered significant improvements in mine efficiency...
02-Jul-2013
11TH MILL OPERATORS’ CONFERENCE 2012 / HOBART, TAS, 29 - 31 OCTOBER 2012 Abstract Circuits with unconventional and potentially more complex designs are predicted to become more common in the future as plant designers and operators look to process ores more efficiently. Ideas have been presented...
02-Jul-2013
45th Annual Canadian Mineral Processors Operators Conference©, Ottawa, Ontario, January 22-24, 2013 Abstract The Meadowbank mine is operated by Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. and is located in the Kivalliq District of Nunavut in northern Canada. The process plant operates presently at a throughput of 1...
02-Jul-2013
Abstract Metso Minerals Process Technology and Innovation (PTI) have been working with operations around the world to increase their efficiency through "Mine-to-Mill" or Process Integration and Optimisation (PIO) methodology. These projects have delivered significant improvements in mine efficiency...
02-Jul-2013
In the lead up to the 11th International Conference on Bulk Materials Storage, Handling and Transportation, LEAP Australia in conjunction with TUNRA Bulk Solids, are pleased to announce a second visit to Australia by Dr Alex Potapov, Senior Scientist and Developer of Rocky. Alex will present an o...
02-Jul-2013
Download the CEEC July 2013 Newsletter This newsletter shares updates in CEEC's governance, new communication tools and exciting global initiatives  to achieve step change in Comminution energy efficiency. July 2013 CEEC Newsletter  Find the savings!
26-Jun-2013
Birol Sönmez  PhD, PTI Manager – Turkey, Metso Process Technology & Innovation sent the following report on the  XV Balkan Mineral Processing Congress (BMPC 2013) held in International Congress Centre Sozopol, Bulgaria during June 12-16, 2013.   [caption id="attachment_1815" align="al...
26-Jun-2013
Background In June 2012,  CEEC International Ltd, in association with JKTech Ltd, ran  the 2012 CEEC Workshop to develop a Roadmap for eco-efficient comminution.  The Workshop was attended by invited senior industry figures from Australia and overseas representing mining companies, engineering co...
22-Jun-2013