Enterprise Nickel Project

Client

First Quantum Minerals Limited

Location

Zambia

Completion

2017

Requirement

  • Engineering design of new Nickel concentrate with access to existing downstream copper facility to minimise additional build costs
  • Design of dual facility to accommodate Nickel and Talc
  • Development of process flow diagrams, PDI’s, control philosophy, equipment selection, civil, structural, mechanical and piping design, and preparation of procurement packages

Highlights and Achievements

  • Dual circuit plant design interfacing with Sentinel downstream facilities
  • Successful design developed off limited data and to fit with existing footprint
  • Implementation completed during downtime
  • Project delivery in short timeline

Benefits for Client

  • Cost efficiencies with use of existing facilities and dual commodity design
  • Fast turn around time with agility and accessibility of CPC’s team
  • Dual use of plant provides allows choice in commodity to benefit from pricing and availability