Reference Projects

Fenix’s work is best illustrated by a number of client project case studies.

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Mount Gordon Western Metals Iron Control – Iron Control

Iron removal from copper electrolyte. This project was the first commercial installation of this patented (Dreisinger & Shaw US Patent 5,948,264) technology.  Fabrication was conducted off site with final assembly and commissioning completed on site by Fenix personnel. Project activities included: An extensive stakeholder consultation to identify the optimal system configuration and circuit integration Engineering review …

Mount Lyell Acid Mine Drainage Remediation

Via an RFP process, Fenix Hydromet were selected to conduct testwork, design and cost a plant to treat the Acid Mine Drainage at Mount Lyell, part of the World Heritage area. Key challenges are the large volumes caused by rainfall events and the low tenors. The specific objectives of Fenix’s work were to: Identify a …

Adchem – IX removal of Cu from barren process liquors

The objective of this project was to remove/recover low level copper from barren process solutions, enabling the copper depleted solution to then be treated for ammonia recovery.  Project activities included: Literature review of available technologies and process applications Pilot Scale study to demonstrate feasibility of Ion Exchange treatment Six month demonstration plant to prove robustness …

Sepon Copper RIP Project, PDR LAO

Fenix conducted laboratory trials at Sepon mine site for LXML, followed by extensive on site pilot studies and a feasibility study to recover copper from the site process tails using single stage RIP from highly viscous 40% solids tailings.   Project Activities included: Laboratory testwork to define optimal resin type, resin %, residence time and …