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Improved Mining Operations by Detecting Roping and Plugging on Hydrocyclones

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, August 17th, 2015. No comments yet
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Author: Douglas Morris One of the most ubiquitous operations in any mine is the use of hydrocyclones (cyclones) in the comminution circuit to sort particle sizes for mineral processing. Downstream of this process is the flotation circuit, which can be adversely affected if there is an upset with cyclones. Poor cyclone performance will impact recovery, […]

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 […]

Attracting the Next Generation of Miners

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, April 23rd, 2012. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Juan Carlos Bravo, a member of the metals and mining industry team, recaps need for technical expertise from a presentation at a recent mining industry conference. On April 9th, I attended the EXPOMIN in Santiago, Chile. It is one of the largest mining industry expositions in Latin America. It included displays from more than […]