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Articles & Whitepapers
Soil, Excavated Rock, And Sand, How Do You Manage Them On-Site?
Although NASA’s Ingenuity drone helicopter landed on Mars, the earth continues to be the only planet we can inhabit. The soil we live on is a non-renewable resource and needs to be preserved by any means necessary. When it comes to managing excavated soil, the first form of safeguarding the material is reusing the soil, which leaves the environmental quality unchanged. The focal point is ...
Laver Rock Mechanics Pre-Feasibility Study - Case Study
Project Description Boliden is investigating the Laver low-grade copper deposit for potential future mining. The old Laver deposit was discovered in the 1930s, and was operated between 1938 and ...
Time is free but priceless
Imagine a construction site inside a large urban centre or a heavily populated metropolitan area. Now picture how you’d organize that job, especially taking into consideration the restrictions imposed by the location such as time limitation ...
Equipment & Solutions
Iron Ore Pelletizing Aids
Iron Ore pelletization is a tumble/growth agglomeration mechanism for solid particulates, which must comply with two key points. The first point is to reach, during the balling stage, the capillary state without exceeding it. The pellets are then called green balls and their strength is due to the liquid bonds associated with the capillary pressure. The role of the binder at this point is to ...