OCP Khouribga to Jorf Lasfar Phosphate Pipeline Project

May 8, 2018Projects

Project Information Client: Tekfen and OCP Location: Between Khouribga and Jorf Lasfar, Morocco Project Classification: Process & Detailed design, construction assistance, commissioning assistance Background: Paterson & Cooke recently completed the commissioning of a primary and several secondary phosphate slurry pipelines for a project in Morocco totalling 235 kilometres in length which is centrally controlled by … Read More

Project Engineer (Calgary, Alberta)

March 23, 2018Careers

Job Description The successful applicant will work as a Project Engineer on various mineral processing, tailings and slurry pipeline projects in the mining and resources industry. The work will involve travel to mine sites, primarily in North America. The work will entail the following: Tasks: Laboratory and pilot test work Process design and analysis of … Read More

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