All Blog Posts about ‘Copper’

Resource of the Week: Slideshare on Copper’s Role in a Low-Carbon Economy

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on copper’s role in a low-carbon economy. Copper’s already important role in society continues to rise as efforts to move toward a low-carbon economy call for more copper than ever before. Sustainable Copper: Copper’s Role in a Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: World Copper Processing

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on world copper processing. The World Copper Processing presentation covers the primary methods by which copper ore is processed into metal, including the smelting process and the heap leaching and SX-EW process. Click here to view the Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Copper Ore Drums Project Profile

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on copper ore drums. Agglomeration drums (aka copper ore drums) are used in the heap leaching process to agglomerate ore fines so that the leaching agent can more effectively percolate through the heap, maximizing metal recovery. FEECO Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Copper Processing Infographic

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Copper Processing Infographic

This week’s highlighted resource is an infographic on processing copper from ore to metal. Copper is a key material in many of today’s existing and advancing technologies, with demand for the red metal constantly on the rise. This infographic goes over the two primary approaches Continue reading →

 

Copper’s Role in a Low Carbon Economy

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

With focus on efforts to achieve a low carbon economy continuing to grow, experts are predicting that such a shift could mean big changes for some minerals and metals. One metal that is expected to be a cornerstone of a low-carbon future is copper. Known Continue reading →

 

FEECO Featured in Copper Worldwide Magazine

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO pug mills will be highlighted in the August issue of Copper Worldwide Magazine, the premier resource for copper industry professionals looking for the latest information on equipment, processing techniques, and more. FEECO has been providing custom pug mills since 1951, and has become the Continue reading →

 

World Copper Production at a Glance

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

World Copper Production at a Glance

Copper is an essential component in many of the products that make up the world around us. Ductility, malleability, and superior conductivity of heat and electricity, are just a few of the properties that make this unique metal so useful across a broad range of Continue reading →

 

Heap Leaching: A Growing Technology in Beneficiation

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

As a booming global population and emerging economies put pressure on existing resources, and high grade ores become a thing of the past, mining companies are looking for technologies that will allow them to economically recover target materials, namely metals, from low grade ore sources. Continue reading →

 

The Role of Pug Mills in Processing Copper Concentrates

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Copper is an integral part of modern society and can be found all around us in products like wiring, plumbing, and even electronics. As such a vital component to the modern world, copper is mined and processed extensively across the globe to feed the growing Continue reading →

 

Benefits of Agglomeration in an SX-EW Process for Improved Copper Extraction

This article was co-authored by:

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Copper is a versatile metal used in many of the products that modern civilization relies on, from electronics to infrastructure. For decades, smelting has been the primary approach to copper extraction. Although this method has proven to be effective for high grade sulfide ores, it Continue reading →