Amursk POX Plant, Polymetal Int’l, Amursk, Russia

This is the first autoclave project in Russia. Our scope of work included: design reviews, construction supervision, commissioning, operations and maintenance.

b_btnLihir Million Once Project Upgrade, Newcrest Mining, Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea 

This is one of the world’s largest known gold deposits. The ore is treated using POX and now includes the world’s largest autoclave. Our scope of work included: design review, construction completion, commissioning, debottlenecking study and continued operations and maintenance support.

c_btnRavensthorpe Nickel Operations, First Quantum Minerals, Ravensthorpe, Western Australia

The project was acquired as a decommissioned site by FQM in 2010. PPi was engaged to re-start the two HPAL trains, a task that was completed to a high standard culminating in flawless startups. We continue to provide process engineering services.

d_btnGoro Nickel Project, Vale, New Caledonia

Goro is one of the largest mining projects in the world. Our expertise was involved in the design, construction, completions, commissioning and maintenance of three HPAL trains. The Goro HPAL trains were designed to operate at 270oC and 59 bar, the highest temperature and pressure for any autoclave operation.