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FEECO can supply your silver heap leaching operation with an engineered agglomeration and handling solution to maximize leaching efficiency.

Material Processing


Many of the world’s top mining companies have come to rely on FEECO for our agglomerators; FEECO ore drums are installed in some of the world’s largest and most environmentally advanced mines.

Agglomerators, or agglomeration drums, are used in the silver heap leaching process to provide a more efficient leach. In addition to the agglomerator, we can also provide all necessary material handling equipment to support the process.


We also offer a variety of additional agglomeration equipment.

Thermal Processing

We can provide heavy-duty rotary dryers and coolers for processing silver ores.

Bulk Material Handling

FEECO can supply the necessary bulk material handling equipment to transport silver around the processing facility. From bucket elevators and steep incline conveyors for vertical transport, to troughed belt conveyors and reversing shuttle conveyors, FEECO offers a wide variety of custom bulk material handling equipment.


FEECO bulk handling equipment can also be equipped with a variety of equipment to increase the flexibility of the system, including belt trippers and plows, as well as belt feeders.

Process Testing and Design

The FEECO Innovation Center is a unique testing facility where we can test your material to determine the feasibility of your intended process, as well as define process variables and gather valuable data points necessary for scale-up.


The FEECO Innovation Center is well-equipped to suit a wide range of testing needs, from testing on a single piece of equipment, to a continuous process loop.

We offer comprehensive testing services in four categories:

Feasibility/Proof of Concept: An initial, non-witnessed batch testing phase in which the possibility of creating a product is explored.
Proof of Product: A more in-depth batch testing phase in which more time is spent determining whether a product can be made to desired specifications.
Proof of Process: A continuous testing phase that aims to establish the equipment setup and parameters required for continuous production of your specific material.
Process/Product Optimization: An in-depth study to optimize your specific material’s characteristics and/or production parameters in an industrial setting.

Learn more about the Innovation Center >>

Parts & Service

FEECO provides a comprehensive offering of parts and service to keep your equipment running its best for years to come. This includes a variety of field services, emergency service support, process and equipment audits, spare parts, and more.


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