Recent Improvements in the Milling Circuit at Tropicana Mine

@inproceedings{Ballantyne2017RecentII,
  title={Recent Improvements in the Milling Circuit at Tropicana Mine},
  author={Grant Ronald Ballantyne and Marina Trento and Ian Lovatt and B. Putland},
  year={2017}
}
Anglo Gold Ashanti’s Tropicana Gold Mine is located in the newly developed Albany-Fraser Orogen, east of Kalgoorlie, Australia. Following an extensive feasibility study, a HPGR-ball milling circuit was constructed based on the reduced power requirements and thus reduced operating expenses. The HPGR-ball mill circuit was estimated to require 75% of the energy of a standard Semi-Autogenous Grinding (SAG) mill circuit. Even with an anticipated greater capital cost, the HPGR-ball mill circuit… CONTINUE READING

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