Excerpts taken from abstracts in CIM Journal, Vol. 4, No. 3. To subscribe, to submit a paper or to be a peer reviewer—www.cim.org
Current status of the chemistry of gold flotation in industry
R. Kappes, C. Fortin and R. Dunne, Newmont Mining Corporation, Englewood, Colorado, USA
ABSTRACT This paper reviews current gold flotation practice and research advancements and discusses how these applications tie in with the current understanding of gold flotation chemistry. Survey results from worldwide gold flotation operations are analyzed. Potential future areas of gold flotation research are highlighted.
Goldex, the GRG jewel
F. Robichaud and G. Belzil, Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd., Goldex Division, Val-d’Or, Quebec, Canada; and M. Fullam, FLSmidth Knelson, Langley, British Columbia, Canada
ABSTRACT This paper presents results of gravity audits and the development of a model linking gravity and overall gold recovery, and outlines improvements made to increase gravity performance and to reduce operating costs.
Mineralogy and predictive metallurgy of major types of gold ores
J. Zhou, Joe Zhou Mineralogy Ltd.
ABSTRACT This paper summarizes the bulk mineralogy and gold deportment in some major types of gold ore and discusses the potential impact of gold deportment on gold metallurgy.