Engineering & Mining Journal

AUG 2018

Engineering and Mining Journal - Whether the market is copper, gold, nickel, iron ore, lead/zinc, PGM, diamonds or other commodities, E&MJ takes the lead in projecting trends, following development and reporting on the most efficient operating pr

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Breaking new ground to achieve more with less Water is essential for mining operations and one of the most challenging resources to manage. With tailings making up as much as 98% of the total ore mined, a step change in dewatering technology was needed. With a determined commitment to sustainable productivity, we help our clients solve complex challenges, such as the need for larger dewatering equipment. In order to accommodate huge volumes of tailings, while ensuring operating and fi nancial benefi ts, we developed the FLSmidth AFP-IV™ Colossal™ fi lter. Installation at a mining site in Chile has resulted in a 70% reduction in water intake enabling 90% of processed water to be reused. Our innovative thinking and breakthrough technology help our clients' investments work harder. Discover how we can help you achieve more with less. fl

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