smelting Mining News

TALLEST HEADFRAME: One for the books

Our readers have responded to our hunt for the tallest headframe in Canada. They suggested the old Con headframe in Yellowknife (76.2 metres), the No.2 headframe at Kidd Creek (71.8 metres) and the one at […]

MIPAC wins 2008 PACE Zenith award

Kazzinc New Metallurgy Project Awarded for Technical Excellence Brisbane, Australia, June, 23, 2008: The 2008 annual PACE Zenith Awards were announced in Sydney last week.  MIPAC was honoured to receive the Award for Technical Excellence […]

Copper Smelting Charges May Drop Again, Freeport Says

Copper processing charges may drop again this year because supplies to smelters are falling short of demand, strengthening the position of mining companies in annual talks, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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 […]

Mintek, Braemore Achieve Important Milestones in Conroast Technology Development

Mintek and Braemore Resources plc are planning to double the throughput of the ConRoast smelter at Mintek, following seven months of successful continuous operation. Since October 2007, the DC arc furnace at Mintek has treated […]

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 […]

Fine grinding and some new silver extraction ideas

International Mining’s May issue includes a major article on mineral processing advances. Sadly some of this article had to be cut because of space constraints. The first to hit the editing room floor was a […]