The Yield Stress of mineral pulps is an extremely important parameter and used in pumping studies. The state of aggregation and dispersion of the mineral particles in the slurries alters the values of the yield stress.
Technological advancements and declining ore grades are driving an increased focus on ore sorting for mining companies. Ausenco’s APAC/Africa Process Manager, Malcolm Guthrie, comments on these topics in an article published in International Mining.
Pipelines are great alternatives for transporting suitable bulk mineral products. When buried, they present low environmental and visual impacts along their routes, and operational costs are both low and predictable.