Simulus Engineers took this project from scoping study assessment through to detailed design, and lump sum procurement, construction and commissioning. The project consisted of debottlenecking and uptime improvement projects as identified in the initial Simulus studies, taking production from 2 to 3 Mtpa.
Key projects included installation of the following:
- ROM feeder
- secondary magnet on secondary crusher feed conveyor
- intermediate stockpile conveyor
- slewing stacker
- grasshopper conveyors
- dedicated flushing pump and pipework network
Production levels met design within 2 months, with peak capacity 50% above the nameplate achieved.