Yanacocha Thickened Tailings

November 6, 2017Projects

Project Information Client: Minera Yanacocha S.R.L. (Newmont Mining, Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.) Location: La Quinua Mine, Cajamarca, Peru Project Classification: Detailed Engineering, Thickened tailings disposal system Background: To treat high grade ore Yanacocha implemented a milling process at the La Quinua operation. However, limited sites were available for the tailings storage facility. To best utilise the available area the tailings … Read More

Combined Treatment Plant

November 6, 2017Projects

Project Information Client: De Beers Consolidated Mines Location: Kimberley, South Africa Project Classification: Paste and thickened tailings Background: The Combined Treatment Plant processes a wide range of re-mined tailings from historical mining dumps in the Kimberley region. After processing, the fine waste tailings are sent to the thickening facility to maximise the water recovery, and … Read More

Paterson & Cooke Cape Town Wins Prestigious Award

October 26, 2017News

The Cape Town office of Paterson & Cooke, a global specialist engineering consultancy, was presented with the award for BEST INTERNATIONAL PROJECT at the recent SAICE – SAFCEC awards ceremony held at the Bay Hotel in Cape Town on 8 October 2015 for the Khouribga to Jorf Lasfar Phosphate Slurry Pipeline in Morocco. The award … Read More

Mobile Metallurgical Sampler (MMS)

October 26, 2017News

By Fritz van Sittert | Director at Paterson & Cooke Paterson & Cooke Plants & Products has developed a Mobile Metallurgical Sampler (MMS) to determine the potential loss of valuable material or to determine process/screening efficiency. The MMS is designed to eliminate the difficulty of getting a representative sample of large flow, low density streams. … Read More

P&C / SASOR Co-host Technical Talk

October 26, 2017News

By Peter Goosen | Director at Paterson & Cooke Paterson & Cooke (P&C), Cape Town, together with The Southern African Society of Rheology (SASOR) recently co-hosted a technical talk and a visit to the P&C office and laboratory. We had a great turnout. Mostly students from the local Universities attended. The event provided insight into … Read More