The Highmont Concentrator

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 74, No. 827, 1981

C.V. SIBBALD, Chief Metallurgist, Teck Corporation Vancouver, B.C.

This paper provides a description of the Highmont copper-molybdenum concentrator from primary crushing through grinding, flotation, tailings disposal and water reclamation. The unique features of the operation will be emphasized.
Keywords: Concentrators, Highmont concentrator, Plant design, Grinding, Autogenous grinding, Crushing, Copper, Molybdenum, Flotation, Reagents, Dewatering, Tailings disposal, Water reclamation.