Semi-autogenous grinding: a comparison with the conventional route
CIM Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 811, 1979
DEREK J. BARRATT, Senior Metallurgical Engineer, Wright Engineers Limited, Vancouver, B.C.
This paper compares a number of operating conventional and semi-autogenous grinding circuits and analyzes them in regard to operating and capital costs, specifically as applied to porphyry copper ores.
Equipment, Grinding, Milling costs, Porphyry ores, Afton Mines, Island Copper Mines, Lornex Mining Corporation, Similkameen Mining Company, Pima Mining Company.