Savage River Mines - The World's First Long-Distance Iron Ore Slurry Pipeline
W. F. McDERMOTT,
Director of Metallurgy & Research,
Pickands Mather & Co., Cleveland, Ohio
This paper covers the development, construction and operation of a 53-mile slurry pipeline operating in Tasmania, Australia. Special development techniques are discussed, as well as the operation of this line and its impact on transportation from remote areas.
Anaconda Iron Ore Company, mathematical model, Savage River end, slurry pipeline, Operation, Pipeline, Pipelines, Pressure, Pump, Pumps, Slurry, test, Tests