Hydrometallurgy – Copper

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

hydrometallurgy

Leaching
(Atmospheric, Pressure Oxidation, Metathesis, Nitrogen Species Catalysation)

  • Oxides
  • Heterogenites
  • Concentrates Alloys (with iron and cobalt)
  • Mattes

Purification

  • Solvent extraction
  • Precipitation

Metal Recovery

  • Electrowinning
  • Crude and pure semi products eg hydroxides, carbonates

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