Kazakhstan's Altynalmas starts commissioning its new gold recovery plant
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 25
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s AK Altynalmas JSC has started work on commissioning of a new Dolinnoye gold recovery plant, which is in country’s Karaganda region, the company told Trend.
The company said that the purpose of the work is the preparation for trouble-free and safe start-up of production and launching the operation of the plant.
The production capacity of the plant is 2.5 million tons of ore per year. The exclusive operation model makes it possible to significantly reduce time required for one cycle by increasing the intensity of sorption of metal on coal with a larger contact area.
The company said that the full cycle of the technological process is controlled and monitored using the SCADA automated control system, which will increase the end-to-end productivity of the mill and even more rationally use the resources.
The commissioning of the Dolinnoye plant will allow increasing the total capacity of the Aktogay production site to 5.2 million tons of processed ore per year, and to about 50 million tons of ore extraction per year.
Dolinnoe became the fourth factory of AK Altynalmas JSC built and launched over the past 10 years. Eurasian Development Bank was the project’s financing bank.
AK Altynalmas JSC performs operations on subsoil use in a variety of gold ore objects. These objects are deposits of Akbakai region in Zhambyl area and Pustynnoye deposit and Karyernyi site in Karaganda area.
The company earlier reported on plans to extract up to 2.5 million tons of gold ore on the Dolinnoye field in country’s Karaganda region starting from 2020.
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