Heap Leaching Mining News

Sitting in a Pile of Gold

SECTION: THE HUMAN FACE OF MINING Mario Ayub, Chair of Pan American Goldfields As a young mining engineer, almost thirty years ago, Mario Ayub never dreamed of the gold resources that would eventually be extracted […]

New mine project posted on Mine Developments – Trekkopje Project

The 128,979 ha project is approximately 65 km in a straight line northeast of the coastal town of Swakopmund and lies in the very arid desert region of western Namibia, southwestern Africa. Access is via […]

New mine project posted on Mine Developments – Chirundu

The Chirundu uranium project comprises an area of 1,301 sq km and is located in Zambia. Uranium mineralization is of the style referred to as 'sandstone-type uranium deposits' which have been the source of a […]

New mine project posted on Mine Developments – Chirundu

The Chirundu uranium project comprises an area of 1,301 sq km and is located in Zambia. Uranium mineralization is of the style referred to as 'sandstone-type uranium deposits' which have been the source of a […]

Atacama Starts Agitated Plant at Aguas Blancas

Atacama Minerals, headquartered in Vancouver, has started up the new mechanical agitated leach plant at its Aguas Blancas iodine mine in Region II. The new plant replaces the former heap leaching facilities at the mine, […]

Pacific Ore’s BioHeap Pilot Exceeds Expectations

Pacific Ore, the company that developed the patented BioHeap leaching process, has reported that copper recovery rates from its Huogeqi pilot plant, in Inner Mongolia, are exceeding expectations. The Huogeqi project is a 50/50 joint […]

Pacific Ore’s BioHeap Pilot Exceeds Expectations

Pacific Ore, the company that developed the patented BioHeap leaching process, has reported that copper recovery rates from its Huogeqi pilot plant, in Inner Mongolia, are exceeding expectations. The Huogeqi project is a 50/50 joint […]

Outotec to perform HydroCopper® process tests for Zangezur

Outotec has agreed with Zangezur Copper-Molybdenum Combine AG of Germany upon continuous test runs to be performed with Zangezur's concentrate at Outotec's HydroCopper® demonstration plant in Pori, Finland. Zangezur is planning to build a HydroCopper® […]

Outotec to perform HydroCopper® process tests for Zangezur

Outotec has agreed with Zangezur Copper-Molybdenum Combine AG of Germany upon continuous test runs to be performed with Zangezur's concentrate at Outotec's HydroCopper® demonstration plant in Pori, Finland. Zangezur is planning to build a HydroCopper® […]

Silver recovery

The section on processing silver ores also had to go. This noted that Hochschild’s Ares mine is expanding the size of its plant and has ordered five additional Gekko Systems’ InLine Leach Reactors (ILR5000 Batch […]