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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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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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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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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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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