Plutonic Gold Mine Gravity Circuit


Billabong Gold Pty Ltd


Western Australia




  • Design and construction of a large gravity circuit to lower the cost of gold recovery by reducing feed through the more expensive leaching circuit
  • Gravity gold circuit comprising a scalping screen, KC-QS30 Knelson concentrator and CS1000 Acacia Reactor

Highlights and Achievements

  • Successful design and construction of large plant retrofitted and off-set from main operations to ensure efficient operation
  • Novel design required to move ore to the new, large gravity circuit from existing operation
  • The remote location of the plant presented significant challenges, overcome through

Benefits for Client

  • Larger gravity circuit allowed the recovery of more gold at lower cost
  • Allows maximum recovery to take advantage of higher commodity prices