Evolution Mining Feasibility Studies

Client

Evolution Mining Limited

Location

Cowal Gold Operations, NSW

Requirement

  • Increase gold recovery from floatation tailings
  • Include lower cost facilities to extract gold, an additional facility to complement the initial high cost of crushing, grinding and float circuits, to return more gold

Highlights and Achievements

  • Design of a cost effective, efficient new leach circuit to treat flotation tails – enabling additional gold recovery
  • The size of the plant presented significant challenges which were overcome
  • The installation of new carbon handling and electrowinning facilities to treat the gold recovered from flotation tails leach circuit
  • Installation of new reagent mixing and distribution systems for the operation of the leach circuit, detoxification facilities and carbon handling facilities

Benefits for Client

  • Efficiently accommodate significant throughput of 9.8M tons per annum
  • Facility with a 20-year life and increased gold recovery