Small-scale mining using the modular gold processing unit at the Granada mine, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 96, No. 1072, 2003

L. Cabot, P. Trudel, É. Cabot

A modular gold processing unit (MGPU) was designed, installed and operated over an eight-month period by RSW-Béroma at the Granada mine located near Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. A description of the project geology, plant set up, as well as exploitation results, including productivity and profitability curves, are given for a small-scale mining operation in comparison with larger ones.