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Selecting the Correct Cyanide Destruction Process for Your Plant

Online Learning
Published in 2016


Presenter: Nee San Yap MAusIMM, Gekko Systems

Nee San has a PhD in coarse particle flotation from The University of Melbourne. After graduating, she worked with CSIRO prior to joining Gekko Systems.

This webinar covers the following:

  • What's the purpose of cyanide destruction
  • Type of cyanide destruction methods
    • Process chemistry
    • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Factors that affect process design selection and consideration
    • Compliance / local legislation, eg. discharge point into TSF or environment
    • Overall process flowsheet, eg. throughput, cyanide leaching method, water balance, tailings handling (tailings pond, dry stacked, underground paste backfill) etc
    • Location of site / accessibility eg. easy access to chemicals to site or large chemical inventory require, expose to element (high rainfall/snow)
    • Indicative cost comparison

Duration: 00:28:49

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