Success for Eriez flotation column at Sandfire's DeGrussa mine

Sandfire Resources’ DeGrussa copper-gold operation in Western Australia is a high-grade copper sulphide mine completed in 2013. DeGrussa began as an open-pit operation, but now solely treats underground ore through its 1.5Mt/y concentrator. The mine produces up to 300,000t/y of high-grade copper concentrate.

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The full scale Eriez flotation column at DeGrussa

After 18 months of operation, Sandfire’s principal metallurgist, John Knoblauch, contacted Homie Thanesekaran at the Eriez Flotation Division (EFD) to ask about ways to improve the mine’s cleaning