The turnkey installation of two FLSmidth Minerals SuperCells™ was commissioned at Rio Tinto’s Kennecott Copperton Concentrator in Utah, USA. The world’s largest flotation cells to date, the SuperCells are used in the bulk copper-molybdenum flotation circuit.
The world has produced about 800 million tons of aluminium since the modern aluminium industry began in 1886 – and about 73 percent is still in use today. But the aluminium industry is still growing, and FLSmidth offers a large range of services to assist aluminium producers increase production.
High up in the Andes, some 150 km northeast of the Chilean capital, Santiago, lies one of the world’s most efficiently run copper mines, Minera Los Pelambres. Since 1999, the maintenance of the minerals processing plant has been outsourced to FLSmidth Minerals. Over the years a close relationship has developed between the mining company and the service provider based on a common understanding of sustainability and business performance.
Enterprise-wide managers can now get complete visibility of real-time information on all their plants – regardless of location.
As R&D Manager for Product Development, Mads Jespersen is responsible for a 30-plus team who bring new products to market. But for Mads, it’s not just about developing new products, it’s very much about helping his people develop their skills, so that FLSmidth can deliver the best to its clients.
When people think of phosphate, they often think of phosphate fertilizers, but may not realize that today’s phosphate uses include livestock feed supplements and consumable products such as vitamins, soft drinks, insecticides, detergents, and healthcare products, to name a few
Despite the worldwide financial crisis, in 2009 FLSmidth will spend more on research and development than in the previous year – all to improve customer processes via advanced products and service.
Four 45 metre concentrate thickeners and four 90 metre diameter tailings thickeners fitted with a unique feed delivery system are set to assume a pivotal role in the processing circuits at CITIC Pacific Mining’s Sino Iron project near Port Headland, Western Australia.
Newmont is expanding its gold mine in Western Australia – and FLSmidth Conveyor Engineering supplied the conveyor belts in a project involving 3,700 tonnes of fabriacted steel and 11.5 kilometres of belt.
Utkal Alumina International Limited has placed orders for a bauxite grinding installation and a mud washing plant. The contracts include design, engineering, supply, installation and commissioning.