Weir Minerals, Eriez partner for CPF system development

Weir Minerals and Eriez have joined forces to cooperatively design and develop coarse particle flotation (CPF) systems as both seek to boost separation efficiency while also reducing customers’ water and energy consumption. Eric Bain Wasmund, vice president of Eriez global flotation business, said the technology, which also has the benefit of producing safer tailings, is a “step-change improvement” versus the…

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Codelco partners on creation of free carbon footprint calculator

Codelco, the world’s largest copper producer, has announced the development of a free-to-use platform for mining suppliers to calculate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in an effort to decarbonize the industry. The Chilean miner has partnered with the Bank Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Alta Ley Corporation, and the Association of Industrial Mining Suppliers (Aprimin) on the project. Codelco said the…

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