Two Papers for the Mining & Industrial Waste Management Conference 2018

October 24, 2018News

Dr Angus Paterson, a founding member of Paterson & Cooke, will be presenting two papers at the 6th International Mining & Industrial Waste Management Conference being held in Limpopo, South Africa from 29 – 31 October 2018. Here’s a little taste of what’s in these two papers. Comparison of the Pumping Requirements of Conventional, Thickened … Read More

Developments in Tailings Pipeline Transportation

July 11, 2018News

Dr Robert Cooke, a founding member of Paterson & Cooke, will be presenting the following paper at TAILINGS 2018 in Santiago, Chile 11 – 13 July 2018: Developments in Tailings Pipeline Transportation Robert Cooke and Joshua Stowe Paterson & Cooke, USA ABSTRACT This paper reviews recent developments in the design and implementation of tailings pipeline … Read More

TAILINGS 2018 : Santiago, Chile

July 9, 2018News

Carlos Salinas, Lars Martinson, Ray Martinson and Paulo Eriz from our Santiago office and Mike Cook from the Denver office have written papers that will be presented at the TAILINGS 2018 seminar to be held in Santiago from 11 – 13 July 2018. Three papers will be presented: Hydraulic Scale Modelling Tests for a Tailings … Read More

PASTE 2019 – Save the Date

July 2, 2018News

We are pleased to be co-hosting Paste 2019 together with the Australian Centre for Geomechanics. The 22nd International Conference on Paste, Thickened and Filtered Tailings will be held in Cape Town, South Africa in May 2019. The call for abstracts is now open – you can find out more details in the brochure. There are also two … Read More

Leeville Paste Project

June 21, 2018Projects

Project Information Client: Newmont Location: Nevada, USA Project Classification: Mine backfill & detailed design, construction assistance, commissioning assistance and training. Background: Paterson & Cooke completed Engineering studies, test work through detailed engineering, commissioning and training for Newmont on their 200 t/h paste plant and underground distribution system. The design incorporates reclaimed historic tailings and crushed aggregate with high-pressure … Read More

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