Wood to install material-handling system at Arizona copper mine

Engineering group Wood’s subsidiary Terra Nova Technologies (TNT), a specialist in conveying and material-handling systems solutions, has been awarded a contract for the design and supply of its Super Portable heap-leach stacking system and overland conveyors at a copper mine in south-east Arizona, US
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TNT originally installed a heap-leach stacking system at the mine in 2007

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PRESS RELEASE: TNT's scope of work includes the design and supply of 6,600tph overland and mobile stacking conveyors to supplement the existing TNT heap-leach stacking system originally installed in 2007, with expansions in 2011 and 2013. This includes two 60in (1.5m) overland conveyors totalling 4.2km in length, a 75m ramp Super Portable mobile conveyor, a 40m horizontal feed mobile conveyor, an 87m horizontal mobile conveyor, a 73m telescoping radial stacker, two transfer towers and a modular electrical room.

Bob MacDonald, CEO of specialist technical solutions at Wood, said: "We are delighted to continue working with this customer following a 10-year track record delivering safe, on-schedule projects with patented, proven, reliable equipment that improves production and efficiency. This award expands our lengthy resume of highly successful high capacity overland and mobile conveyor projects and reinforces our experience with multiple-lift, high-capacity heap-leach stacking system market."