October 2022
Volume 74    Issue 279

Froth launder modification in 300-m3 flotation cells at Kennecott Copperton concentrator

Mining Engineering , 2022, Vol. 74, No. 279, pp. 14-14
Bermudez, G.; Perkins, T.; Sorensen, R.; Smith, C.; Bartsch, L.; Moyo, J.; Dube, R.; Brändström, M.


The Kennecott Copperton concentrator is currently the bottleneck for the Kennecott operation, and several projects have been initiated to increase throughput. This increase in grinding circuit throughput has resulted in a coarser grind size, which has impacted flotation circuit recovery.

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