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copper concentrator optimisation

Integrating Geometallurgy with Copper Concentrator Design ...

copper concentrator (Strohmayr et al, 1998) and subsequent optimisation (Tew et al, 2003). The former studies involved core mineralogy and flotation tests on 42 drill holes.

Commissioning and Optimisation of the Phu Kham Copper …

Commissioning and Optimisation of the Phu Kham Copper-Gold Concentrator I Crnkovic1, T Georgiev2, G Harbort3 and M Phillips4 ABSTRACT Phu Bia Mining Ltd, a …

Application of fundamentals in optimizing platinum ...

is the production of a concentrate as feedstock to the smelter. The smelter-converter stage is followed by a refining stage for the production of primarily copper and nickel, and a further refining stage for the production of the individual PGM+Au metals. This paper focuses on the optimization of the concentrator operation that has an influence ...

Optimal throughput policies for a copper concentrator ...

Nov 01, 1996· T E " ~~'~' ! ~ i parallel I _1 v~, Fig. 1 A schematic diagram of a typical Chilean copper concentrator with a rod-ball mill grinding system OPTIMISATION PRINCIPLE The principle used here to evaluate the efficiency of an existing concentrator is a financial one; …

Optimization of the arsenic removal process from enargite ...

287 Optimization of the arsenic removal process from enargite based complex copper concentrate Aleksandra M. Mitovski1, Ivan N. Mihajlović1, Nada D. Štrbac1, Miroslav D. Sokić2, Dragana T. Živković1, Živan D. Živković1 1University of Belgrade, Technical Faculty in Bor, Bor, Serbia 2Institute for Technology of Nuclear and Other Mineral Raw Materials, Belgrade, Serbia

(PDF) Parametric Optimization in Rougher Flotation ...

Jul 26, 2020· The optimization process was also performed using the goal function approach, and maximum copper recovery of 92.75% was obtained using ~70 g/t collector, 110 g/t depressant, 7 g/t frother, pulp pH ...

Design Optimization of Flux Concentrator for SuperKEKB

DESIGN OPTIMIZATION OF FLUX CONCENTRATOR FOR SuperKEKB L. Zang, T. Kamitani, S. Fukuda and Y. Ogawa High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) 1-1 Oho, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0801, Japan Abstract For high luminosity electron-positron colliders, intense positron beam production is one of the key issues as well as electron.

Metallicon Process Consulting

Commissioning and optimisation of NiSO 4 circuit on a base metal refinery-Head of independent peer review for smelter, BMR and PMR expansion-Consultant on concentrator optimisation-Time and motion study on assay laboratory

Copper Concentrator Operating Costs

Evolution and optimisation of the copper concentrator785 ... copper concentrator plant. … to reduce transport costs, … The slag and the matte flow into a holding furnace, where they are separated.Copper Concentrator Process, … Cost-optimal Copper ore processing plant.

Grind Optimization of Konkola Blended Copper Ore

Aug 01, 2020· Konkola West Concentrator stockpile handles 55000 tonnes copper ore per day producing an average of 400 tonnes of concentrate. The grade of the concentrate is 36 to 40% TCu. The plant efficiency (recovery) is at 89% TCu. The concentrator operations include: Primary, secondary and tertiary crushing, grinding, flotation, dewatering and tailings disposal.

How to improve copper & gold recovery to copper ...

I have been given a project on optimization of copper concentrate grade so as to improve copper and gold recovery. I need help on the main factors which I have to consider in my project. The targeted copper concentrate grade at the plant is 18- 20%Cu, but currently the target is not achieved. The p

Cutoff grade optimization based on maximizing net present ...

Jan 01, 2018· The optimization of cutoff grade considers maximizing net present value or net annual profit, ... S the final selling price, m the mining cost per ton of the material, c the cost of the concentrator for each ton of minerals, ... such as copper, in which the constraints are divided into three stages: extraction, processing, and refining unit ...

Evolution and optimisation of the copper concentrator ...

i-301 evolution and optimisation of the copper concentrator autogenous grinding practices at mount isa mines limited v. lawson (1), d. carr (1), w. valery jr. (2),b. burford (1), j. pease (1) and ...

SAG mill Optimisation and increasing throughput at the Phu ...

Aug 30, 2018· Nova copper-nickel project optimisation of the copper rougher-scavenger circuit through advanced measurement and control Watch . ... Selectively targeting hydrophobic gangue minerals at the Mount Isa Mines Copper Concentrator Watch . Session 2b discussion - floatation Watch .

Recent Process Developments at the Phu Kham Copper-Gold ...

concentrator fl ow sheet design offered a capital effi cient compromise between high copper recovery bulk sul de fi fl otation with large cleaning capacity, and lower recovery copper selective rougher fl otation to ensure concentrate specifi cation of 24 per cent copper grade could be achieved.

Kamoa-Kakula Phase 1 Concentrator Plant Approaching Steady ...

Sep 07, 2021· Once the optimization work is completed, Kamoa Copper will advance into a more detailed phase of design and engineering work with its objective to accelerate the Phase 3 …

Copper Sulfide Flotation - Mineral Processing & Metallurgy

Apr 13, 2016· The Problem with Copper for Porphyry ores and Chalcocite and Chalcopyrite Copper, one of our most important minerals, is found in many parts of the world. One of the major sources of Copper is the so-called porphyry ores such as the large deposits in the west and southwestern United States, Mexico, South America and Europe.. Porphyry ores, with copper occurring in the form of …

Flotation of Nickel-Copper Sulphide Ore: Optimisation of ...

for a continual characterisation and optimisation of flotation parameters such that concentrator performance as a whole is always maintained. In this study, the robust Taguchi experimental design method was used to determine the optimum conditions for the flotation of nickel, copper and cobalt from a nickel-copper sulphide ore. The parameters

Modelling and process optimisation of antimony removal ...

Mar 01, 2012· The modelling and optimization for the alkaline sulphide leaching of a complex copper concentrate containing 1.69% Sb and 0.14% Sn were studied. Response surface methodology, in combination with central composite face-centred design (RSM …

EVOLUTION AND OPTIMISATION OF THE COPPER CONCENTRATOR ...

Mount Isa Mines Limited (MIM) conducted an optimisation project for the Copper Concentrator grinding circuit. The aim of the project was to keep the concentrator's unit costs constant over a wide ...

TACKLING IMPURITIES IN COPPER CONCENTRATES

Table 3 - Chemical Analysis of Mercury-Bearing Copper Concentrates Element Concentrate "A" Concentrate "B" Cu 26 20 Fe 26 27 S 28 38 As + Sb 0.1 4.1 Zn 0.1 5.5 Hg, ppm 200 430 The principal mineralogy of the two concentrates is shown in Table 4.

(PDF) An Integrated Optimisation Study of the Barrick ...

An Integrated Optimisation Study of the Barrick Osborne Concentrator: Part B – Flotation R Crosbie1, K Runge2, C Brent3, M Korte4 and T Gibbons5 ABSTRACT conducted detailed surveys of the flotation circuit at Barrick's Osborne concentrator during May 2008. ... (concentrate copper revenue less the cost of energy per tonne Figure 19 shows the ...

Technological and economic strategies for the optimization ...

Influence of copper and silver stock market prices as well as metallurgical costs on the optimal concentrate copper grade for concentrator 2. D. Saramak et al. / Minerals Engineering 23 (2010 ...

(PDF) Optimization of reagent dosages for copper flotation ...

Sungun Copper Concentrator PlantThe Sungun copper mine is located in the eastern Azerbaijan Province in northwestern Iran. The total mineral resource of the Sungun copper reserve, at 0.25% Cu cut-off grade, is estimated to be 800 million tons and believed to exceed 1 billion tons.

Optimization of reagent dosages for copper flotation using ...

The effects of Z11 and AP407 collectors as well as AF65 and AF70 frothers were evaluated in the rougher flotation circuit of the Sungun copper concentrator plant using 2 4 full factorial design. Response functions were produced for both Cu grade and recovery and optimized within the experimental range.

Optimization of reagent dosages for copper flotation using ...

Dec 01, 2010· The effects of Z11 and AP407 collectors as well as AF65 and AF70 frothers were evaluated in the rougher flotation circuit of the Sungun copper concentrator plant using 2 4 full factorial design. Response functions were produced for both Cu grade and recovery and optimized within the experimental range.

Kutcho Copper Commences Metallurgy Optimization Program ...

Jan 11, 2018· The 2017 PFS utilized life of mine average recoveries of 84.7% copper, 75.7% zinc, 48.0% silver and 41.2% gold, with the copper concentrate anticipated to grade 27.6% copper and the zinc concentrate anticipated to grade 55.1% zinc. Planned Optimization Program

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