Advanced Comminution Circuit Control at Toka Tindung Gold and Silver Processi...

Michael Walshe

In the rolling foothills above the coastal city of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, lies the Toka Tindung gold and silver processing plant, at an elevation of approximately 200m above sea…

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Improving flotation circuit performance with a large mechanical flotation cell

Toni Mattson

The first 500m3 mechanical flotation cell went into operation in a Copper circuit in Finish Lapland in 2014.  There are now more than 50 TankCells of 500m3 and above capacity…

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Sorting Pilbara Manganese Ores – Do your homework and understand the mineralogy

Roy Francis

Manganese ores at the Woodie Woodie operation are understood to be fairly coarsely liberated up to 75 mm in particle size.  With increasing iron levels present in recently mined ores,…

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The Value of Preventative Maintenance in Flotation and Filtration Circuits

David Tulloch

In recent years it has been observed that site metallurgy, maintenance and reliability teams are becoming increasingly stretched. This becomes particularly apparent during shutdown periods where the mill is the…

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Operating Practices, Plant Design and Logistics to Double Silver Production a...

Rodolfo Espinosa Gomez

Fresnillo Plc (Fresnillo) is a Mexican Company owned by the “BAL Group”, focused on the production of gold and silver. It was established in 2008, initially consisting of three companies,…

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Bald Hill Lithium Concentrator: Integrated Design-Construct-Operate Strategy

Graham Arvidson

The Bald Hill Lithium concentrator project was delivered from concept to nameplate production in an industry leading timeline. This paper chronicles the design, construction, and operation of the Bald Hill…

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Development of a Large Scale Silica Leach Pilot Plant For Lithium Production

Andrew Skalski

Lithium Australia NL (ASX:LIT) has been actively looking to exploit the lithium bearing micas (phyllosilicates), spodumene (pyroxene / chain silicates) and clays (hectorites) contained within its deposit portfolio, and as…

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Tunnel Kilns for Mineral Processing

Dale Harrison

Tunnel kilns are an alternative to rotary kilns, but they are typically ignored by the mineral processing industry despite their better performance, lower fuel consumption and reduced installed capital cost….

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A new refractory gold process – concept to commissioning

Dale Harrison

Millennium Minerals owns and operates the Nullagine Gold Operation located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The Nullagine Gold Mine plant was designed to process free milling gold ores…

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Making your thickener’s feedwell an effective flocculation vessel – lessons f...

Phillip Fawell

For over 25 years, the AMIRA P266 “Improving Thickener Technology” series of projects sought to advance fundamental understanding of all aspects of gravity thickening towards achieving better operational performance. Detailed…

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