Mill Feed Quality

Author(s): 
Bob McCarthy, Dr. Bern Klein
Category: 
Mine Waste

Over the decades, with decreasing ore deposit grades, miners have turned to economies of scale and bulk mining to gain advantage. This has resulted in an inherent diluting of ore feed to the mill. However, a point is being reached for most ore deposits where the Read more... about Waste Liberation: Improving Mill Feed from a Miner's Perspective

Author(s): 
Adrian Dance
Category: 
Metallurgical, Mining

Mine-to-Mill methodologies have been traditionally applied to investigate the impact of upstream fragmentation changes on downstream mill throughput. In other words, the cause-and-effect relationship between mill feed size and tonnage. Why does it need to be limited to only this relationship? Is Read more... about Comminution Circuit Design vs. Feed Size or 'Mine to Mill 2.0'

Author(s): 
Adrian Dance, Bob McCarthy
Category: 
Metallurgical, Mine Waste

It is not news to anyone in the industry that mill feed quality is deteriorating. It is lower grade and more complex and problematic than ever before. In addition, mass underground and bulk open pit mining methods, which enable mining at lower grades, are contributing to more and more dilution Read more... about Mill Feed Quality: Where did all the Waste Come From?

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