All Blog Posts about ‘Ore’

Agglomeration Drums in the Heap Leaching Process

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Agglomeration Drum

Heap leaching, a process by which metals such as gold and copper are recovered from ore, has long been a method of choice in ore beneficiation, with applications growing all the time. While this process has proven to be efficient, often chosen for its cost-effectiveness, Continue reading →

 

Upgrading Phosphate Ores with Rotary Kilns

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Upgrading Phosphate Ores with Rotary Kilns

Phosphate rock is mined all over the world to produce a number of phosphorus products that are essential to plants and animals- namely, fertilizers and animal feeds. Many predict that demand for phosphate, particularly for use as a fertilizer, will only rise, as the world Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Ore Agglomerator

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Ore Agglomerator

Our photo this week shows a rotary ore agglomerator preparing for shipment. The drum, weighing in at around 55 Tons, is being lifted by a crane onto a base while it awaits shipment. Ore agglomerators are used in heap leaching processes around the world for Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Heavy-Duty Agglomerators

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Ore Agglomerators

This week’s photo shows two FEECO agglomerators installed at an ore processing facility. Adding an agglomerator to a heap leaching operation not only increases efficiency, but also maximizes metal recovery, whether the operation is for gold, silver, copper, or nickel ore. These agglomerators work by Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Heavy-Duty Agglomerators

This article was co-authored by:

Anna Neumeier
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Agglomerators

This week’s photo shows two FEECO agglomerators installed at an ore processing facility. Adding an agglomerator to a heap leaching operation not only increases efficiency, but also maximizes metal recovery, whether the operation is for gold, silver, copper, or nickel ore. These agglomerators work by Continue reading →

 

FEECO Exhibits at Heap Leaching Conference

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Heavy Duty Heap Leaching Equipment for gold ore, silver ore, copper ore, uranium ore, etc.

    FEECO will be exhibiting at the first ever International Heap Leaching Conference this month in Vancouver, Canada, hosted by InfoMine. Heap Leaching Equipment FEECO provides a variety of heavy-duty heap leaching equipment to the mining industry, be it for gold ore, silver ore, Continue reading →

 

Governor Walker Signs Mining Bill

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Wisconsin Seal

Yesterday, Governor Scott Walker signed the mining bill that will help to ease the permit process for companies looking to mine in Wisconsin. This means good news for potential mining companies like Gogebic Taconite, who has been looking to start an iron mine in the Continue reading →

 

FEECO A Valued Asset to the Mining Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO A Valued Asset to the Mining Industry

While many consider mining to be the act of extracting materials from the earth, there is much more to mining than meets the eye. The mining industry covers everything from the initial excavation, to separating the material from the ore in which it lies, and Continue reading →

 

Interest in Clean Mining on the Rise

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

FEECO International

In a recent article for MiningIQ, Dallas Kachan, executive director for the Clean Mining Alliance in Canada, sat down for a Q&A to discuss why mining companies are investing in clean technologies, and what the future holds for “clean mining.” While there have been claims Continue reading →

 

Wisconsin is No Stranger to Mining

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO International

Mining in Wisconsin has come under the spotlight recently, as the frac sand boom makes its way through Wisconsin counties. This boom for the valuable quartz sand has struck debate amongst Wisconsites state-wide. And while the issues surrounding mining in Wisconsin are new to many, Continue reading →