Hydrometallurgy – Platinum

OMC has fostered a highly skilled team specialising in the field of hydrometallurgy. This group is lead by a world renowned Hydrometallurgist with extensive operating experience in projects spanning the globe

mineral processing

Leaching

  • Concentrates
  • Mattes (Primary PGE)
  • Alloys (copper, nickel collectors)
  • High grade concentrates from base metal removal plants and processes

Purification

  • Precipitation
  • Ion exchange (Rh, Ir, Pd, Base metals separations)
  • Solvent extraction (Pd, Pt + Pd)
  • Distillation (Ru, Os)

Metal Recovery

Salt to metal ignition

  • Gas and aqueous phase reduction

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