Perth based minerals processing plant management and support specialists PPM Global, have been engaged all over the world for minerals process plant commissioning, from the outback of Australia to working in minus 40 degrees some 200km above the Arctic Circle in Finland. Just some of our project commissioning countries of work include:
Our objective is a safe, efficient and timely minerals process plant commissioning services. PPM Global provides a wide range of metallurgical services such as process plant commissioning management and process plant commissioning training delivery.
PPM Global offers clients integrated solutions to the commissioning and ongoing development of mineral processing operations. All services are supported by a safe, practical approach to commissioning and plant management. Our team of metallurgical engineers has combined, the experience of over 200 years in the mineral processing industry. As a group of engineers, we are able to draw on this diversified skill set to achieve successful outcomes in the commissioning of process plant projects that we undertake.
We have commissioned mineral process plants producing all sorts of minerals such as GOLD, SILVER, TUNGSTEN, ANTINOMY, COPPER, ZINC, VANADIUM, NICKEL, just to name a few.
PPM Global are able to bring this approach regardless if it’s a floatation process, CIL Gold/Silver, Zadra elution or Solvent extraction, electrowinning (SX-EW), to produce LME grade Copper cathode.
PPM Global are able to commission mineral process project large or small in: Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, Australia, North America etc. For example, we have been engaged by First Quantum Minerals on a number of their projects to assist with commissioning and project work. One recent plant commissioning being the Sentinel Project in Zambia Africa, with production rates at 55MTPA to a copper concentrate.
PPM Global can supply a process plant commissioning management team which includes all disciplines from process plant construction management, process plant commissioning electrical engineers, process plant commissioning training manager, through to an experienced contract process plant operations manager.
Provide, or assist with the development of, procedures and permits required to ensure that the commissioning process is carried out with the utmost regard for safety and in accordance with the client’s site safety policies.
Prior to commissioning, develop detailed process plant commissioning training packages and implement operator training on process operating principles for your particular type of processing plant.
With professional minerals process plant construction supervision, we can inspect the progress of plant construction. We’ll develop a detailed commissioning plan, incorporating mechanical/electrical completion dates from the construction engineer.
Commence preparation work that will assist the commissioning process including the sourcing of minor equipment items and commissioning consumables;
Water test all vessels, pumps and lines in accordance with marked up process identifiers (PIDs) for each plant section as it reaches mechanical completion stage.
PPM provided commissioning assistance to a number of First Quantum Minerals projects including Ravensthorpe (Nickel Laterite leach plant, Australia), Kevitsa (Nickel/Copper concentrator, Finland), Kansanshi (copper leach/SX/EW, Zambia) and Sentinel (Copper concentrator, Zambia) between 2010 and 2016, Consulting Project Metallurgist for FQM LTD
Process Plant Commissioning Engineers and Metallurgists - PPM Global
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