So, You Have It Crushed and on a Conveyor - Now what? Optimizing Value through Ore Sorting

Author(s): 
Bob McCarthy
Date: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
First presented: 
In-Pit Crushing and Conveying Conference, 2014
Type: 
Presentation
Category: 
Mining

Discussion of ore sorting, crushing, and conveying, including analysis of current technologies, applications, and optimization opportunities and constraints.

Feature Author

Bob McCarthy

Bob McCarthy is a professional mining engineer with 30 years of experience in mine operations and engineering, asset management, technology design and implementation, and consulting. He has worked at numerous mines in western Canada, gaining experience in roles across the spectrum of mine functions and to the level of department manager.

Bob’s technical strengths lie in mine design and planning, due diligence and technical reviews, technology selection and implementation, project and change management, and mine financial analysis. Bob is particularly knowledgeable about In-Pit Crushing and Conveying (IPCC) and ore sorting, having completed multiple studies on the subject and presented at several international conferences.

Principal Mining Engineer
BSc, MBA
SRK Vancouver
SRK North America