Ore sorting shows promise at Pine Point

North of 60 Mining News – May 10, 2019

 

Last updated 9/25/2020 at 4:36pm

Pre-concentrate ore sorting Pine Point zinc project Northwest Territories

Osisko Metals Inc.

X-Ray transmission sensors, which can identify the density of the limestone, were the most efficient at sorting mineralized material from barren host rock at Pine Point.

Osisko Metals Inc. May 8 said that recent tests show that ore sorting shows the potential to reduce the costs to transport and process ore at a future mine at its Pine Point zinc project in Northwest Territories.

Ore sorting, which identifies and rejects unmineralized rock prior to feeding ore into a mill, is gaining popularity as a means to improve ore grades and reduce processing costs at min...



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