Unearthed Perth 201813 Apr - 15 Apr
From Idea to Prototype on Resource Challenges in just a Weekend
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Challenge 2 - Refinery
Strong and Steady - using lab analysis for regulating leach recovery process
Lead Mentor: Trevor Bilney , Production Process Control and Improvement Superintendent
The Nickel West Refinery processes high grade nickel matte via an ammonia leach circuit prior to purification of leached material into high purity nickel products.
The leach circuit at NKW comprises of 6 leach autoclaves configured as 2 first stage, 3 second stage and 1 third stage leach claves.