Barrick Pegasus Paste Plant


Barrick Gold Corporation


Pegasus Gold Mine, Eastern Goldfields, Western Australia




  • Refurbish and assemble modular paste plant as delivered in sea container modules
  • Adapt design to allow for loading of trucks, once assembled

Highlights and Achievements

  • Complete assembly of paste plant from sea container modules for operation
  • Innovative sliding conveyor design allowed dual process – loading of truck and feeding
    of borehole
  • Inclusion of truck loading facility - a novel addition to the paste plant design
  • Extension retrofitted in just 6 months from initial “get-go”

Benefits for Client

  • Efficiencies gained in servicing of remote boreholes from single, newly assembled
    and upgraded plant
  • Use of trucks provided flexible and cost-effective transportation to remote sites
  • Use of single paste plant to service a number of remote sites provided significant cost savings
  • Single provider to assemble plant and then adapt for extended use