January 2017
Volume 69    Issue 1

The full picture of IPCC system implementation; The reason why so many fail

Mining Engineering , 2017, Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 15-15
Morrison, David


The history of the mining industry is littered with in-pit crushing and conveying (IPCC) which should not to be confused with the International Protocol for Carbon Capture projects that failed. The failure is not the technical one of “did it achieve the desired tonnage rate for a longish test period” but, rather, the far more important one of “did it provide return on the investment in the manner that was promised?” While quite a few can claim the former, very few system installations can claim the latter. 

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