The Circulating Load (Paperback)

Practical Mineral Processing Plant Design by an Old-Tie Ore Dresser

By Robert S. Shoemaker

Society for Mining Metallurgy & Exploration, 9780873352185, 72pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2002

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This how-to guide is loaded with innovative ideas and practical solutions to some of the most troublesome minerals processing challenges. From mess-free flooring to inventive crusher and conveyor designs to time-saving quality control techniques, this reference of tips and tricks is full of fresh approaches to age-old problems that can inhibit mill operating performance.

Veteran metallurgical engineer Bob Shoemaker spent his 40-year career seeking out better ways to design and manage minerals processing operations. Visiting dozens of plants worldwide, he witnessed some of the industry's best ingenuity at work. He also saw his share of mistakes.

Part engineering, part common sense, this treasure trove of tips and tricks presents new and smarter ways to manage minerals processing.