Expansion of Comminution Circuits
Conducting an engineering review and analysis of crushing and grinding circuit operations, energy efficiency, and plant layout, leading to conceptual or pre-feasibility options for circuit expansion and selection of a case for feasibility or basic/detailed engineering and implementation.
Sudbury Ont., Canada, Inco Limited, 1988-1991 (with Fluor Daniel Wright)
Review of pilot plant data, sizing and specification of equipment, establishment of production targets and commissioning of a 32 ft. dia., 11,000 hp DC variable speed SAG Mill as an expansion of the conventional plant to 40,000 tpd.
- El Teniente, Chile, 1983-1987 (First 36 ft dia. with a 15,000 hp gearless mill drive)(with Wright Engineers Limited)
- Pelambres, Chile, 2000-2006 (Re-Powering of SAG Mills by 20%)