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Pall Bulk Fuel Solution For AngloGold Ashanti Siguiri Mine

5th August 2015 • By

Anglo Gold AshantiAGA Siguiri mine is a multiple open-pit oxide gold mine in the relatively remote district of Siguiri, around 850km northeast of the country’s capital, Conakry. The area has significant potential for gold mining and has long been an area of traditional artisanal mining. The gold processing plant treats about 30,000t daily.

AGA Siguiri mine holds an 85% interest in Siguiri, with the remaining 15% held in trust for the nation by the Government of Guinea. Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, AngloGold Ashanti has 20 gold mining operations in 10 countries, as well as several exploration programs in both the established and new gold producing regions of the world.

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Kidney Loop System Goedgevonden JV

4th August 2015 • By

PitViperFloSolve recently installed a 24V kidney loop system on a PitViper 275 Drill on the Glencore Goedgevonden site near Ogies Town.

Goedgevonden is situated 7km south of Ogies, a small town to the west of Emalahleni (formerly Witbank) in Mpumalanga.A trial mini pit was started at Goedgevonden in May 2003, and since then has been producing at a rate of 1,200,000 tonnes per annum run of mine (ROM) coal by contractors.

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Pall Diesel Filtration for Anglo American Sishen Mine

3rd August 2015 • By

SiShenThe Filtration of bulk diesel supply on Sishen Mine has been on ongoing quest for many years. Clean diesel is crucial on this mega-mine, not only to keep the operation running but also to prolong the lifespan of the multi-million rand equipment.

The bulk of Kumba’s iron ore production comes from Sishen mine, located in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province near the mining town of Kathu. Opened in 1947, Sishen mine is Kumba’s flagship operation and one of the largest open-pit mines in the world. It operates 24/7 and in 2013 produced 30,9 million tonnes (Mtpa) of iron ore.

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Anglo Thermal coal Greenside Colliery a SUCCESS

2nd August 2015 • By

FloSolve proudly installed the PALL filtration system on the Tellus 68 Hydraulic oil tank at Anglo Thermal Coal Greenside Colliery during October 2013. This installation was prompted as a result of the corrosive effect that the had on their mobile machines working underground.

The goal was extending the lifespan of the hydraulic components on the machines and the solution was to exceed the Anglo Ashanti ISO4406 standard of 13/10 cleanliness level.

The diesel at Anglo Thermal Coal Isibonelo Colliery was tested after a single pass through the PALL 619 20″ filtration systems and the results were impressive. Upstream of the filters a cleanliness level of 15/11 was recorded. Downstream of the filter after a single pass the cleanliness level achieved was 9/8.

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BHP Billiton HMM Diesel Filtration System

1st August 2015 • By

pall DieselBHP Billiton’s Hotazel Manganese Mines (HMM) Mamatwan is located in the Kalahari Basin in the Northern Cape Province and produces manganese ores and integrated ferroalloys. HMM is one of the largest single producers of manganese ore in the world.

Manganese is an indispensable element in the manufacturing of steel, which in turn is an essential material in many industries including construction and transportation. Its use in the steel making process results in increased strength, resistance and machinability.

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