Chucapaca


Chucapaca

Chucapaca

 

Project Category:

Test and Design

Client:

Gold Fields

Location:

Peru, South America

Capacity:

30,000 tpday

Commodity:

Copper / Golda

 

 

Scope of Work

OMC’s scope of work was to select a suitable comminution circuit and major equipment based on comminution testwork analysis of the Chucapaca ore body. Four product sizes were investigated ranging from P80 75 – 150 μm.

 

Flowsheet

The flowsheet selected was a primary crushed SAB due to the competency of the material to be processed.

 

Outcome

Primary gyratory crusher selected for crushing, 9.7 MW SAG mill sizes and a range of ball mills between 7.0 – 11 MW to suit the targeted product size range for the project.