thyssenkrupp supplies grinding equipment for copper mine in Peru

first_imgthyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has been contracted by Southern Copper Peru – one of the biggest copper producers in the world – to supply grinding plants for a plant extension and to increase the throughput of an existing plant in the Toquepala copper mine in the south of Peru. At the surface the open pit is 2.5 km across and more than 700 m deep.For the plant extension two POLYCOM 24/17 high-pressure grinding rolls and two ball mills will be used for comminuting the copper ore for a new concentrator (60,000 t/d). To increase the throughput of the existing concentrator from 51,000 to 60,000 t of copper ore per day, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions is supplying a POLYCOM 24/17 high-pressure grinding roll, belt conveyor systems with accessories, a comprehensive electrical package as well as structural steel work. The package also includes comprehensive services.last_img read more