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Automating and Optimizing Copper Heap Leaching Processes

Posted in Flow, Metals, Mining, Minerals on Friday, November 9th, 2018. No comments yet
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Our world is dependent on all the copper wire distributing electricity and communications signals over great distances and throughout our homes and businesses. Mining and refining this copper into the purity required poses safety, efficiency and reliability challenges for global miners. I learned quite a bit about the mining process and its challenges from Emerson’s […]

Energy Consumption–the Constant Struggle in Mining

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, December 15th, 2014. 3 comments so far
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Author: Juan Carlos Bravo It is no secret that the mining industry is energy intensive and most of the power grids are at the limit in providing power to existing mining operations. In order to remain competitive or expand operations, miners need to secure a reliable and affordable source of energy. A good example of […]

Water Still at Center Stage of Mining

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, July 14th, 2014. 2 comments so far
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Author: Juan Carlos Bravo Here in the US, we hear in the news how the drought in the western states is affecting the water supply for agriculture and for human consumption. Miners are also feeling the heat. Water continues to be one of the biggest topics among all mining communities. It is essential for dust […]

Oyu Tolgoi (Turquoise Hill) Begins Production

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, July 15th, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the Mining and Power Industries teams, provides an update on the massive Oyu Tolgoi mining project in Mongolia. Rio Tinto announced last week that they have begun shipping copper concentrate from the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia. Oyu Tolgoi is a significant investment; some estimates put the total cost at […]

Long Term Copper Investments Remain Positive, But Not Without Challenges

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, May 6th, 2013. One comment so far
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Commodities prices such as copper continue to fluctuate based on the economic softness in certain regions of the world. Emerson’s Juan Carlos Bravo of the metals and mining industry team, shares his perspectives from the recent CRU World Copper Conference. Last April, I attended CRU’s 12th World Copper Conference in Santiago, Chile [CRU was originally […]