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  • KZN Sands
  • Namakwa Sands
  • Richards Bay Minerals
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CLIENT: Namakwa Sands
LOCATION: West Coast, South Africa
STATUS: Completed 2003
INVOLVEMENT: EPC

 

ROM TIP DESIGN OVERVIEW

  • Design Capacity – 3000 tph mineral sands
  • Feed Size -1000mm
  • Product Size 100% -150mm

 

UNIQUE DESIGN FEATURES & INSTALLED EQUIPMENT

  • 3 Sided tip bin for direct tipping via CAT 777 size trucks.
  • Primary and secondary crushing via MMD mineral sizers.
  • Tip bin extraction via MMD D7 apron feeder
  • 4km Long horizontally curved overland trunk conveyor with mid-flight booster drive station
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CLIENT: Namakwa Sands
LOCATION: West Coast, South Africa
STATUS: Completed 2002
INVOLVEMENT: EPC

 

DUAL CARRY CONVEYOR TAILINGS LOAD-OUT STATION

  • Designed to simultaneously convey 1000 tph of ROM on carry strand and 991 tph wet process plant tailings on the return strand, for backfilling into mine.
  • Design length – 7500m
  • Conveyor Belt Width – 1050mm
  • Conveying speed – 3.5m/s
  • Carry Strand Conveying – -300mm Mineral Sands
  • Return Strand Conveying – Wet Mineral Sands Tailings

 

DESIGN FEATURES

  • Client requirement that loading points for tailings and ROM must both be on top strand of conveyor – to accomplish this the position of the carry and return strands were reversed upstream of the ROM loading points via a unique “Pretzl” design.
  • ROM loading via shiftable conveyors anywhere along tail portion of DCC conveyor.
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CLIENT: Namakwa Sands
LOCATION: West Coast, South Africa
STATUS: Completed 2002

 

DUAL CARRY CONVEYOR TAILINGS LOAD-OUT STATION

  • Designed to load wet tailings into 40 ton ADT trucks at a rate of 2000 tph for backfilling of tailings into mine

 

DESIGN FEATURES

  • Modular design for easy relocation as backfilling operations progress.
  • Capable of loading 2 x 40 ton ADT trucks simultaneously.
  • Truck loading takes place semi-automatically without operator intervention.
  • Excess feed diversion to adjacent surge stockpile takes place automatically without the use of diverter gates