Wills

Wills' Mineral Processing Technology

An Introduction to the Practical Aspects of Ore Treatment and Mineral Recovery

Wills' Mineral Processing Technology provides practising engineers and students of mineral processing, metallurgy and mining with a review of all of the common ore-processing techniques utilized in modern processing installations. Now in its Seventh Edition, this renowned book is a standard reference for the mineral processing industry. Chapters deal with each of the major processing techniques, and coverage includes the latest technical developments in the processing of increasingly complex refractory ores, new equipment and process routes. This new edition has been prepared by the prestigious J K Minerals Research Centre of Australia, which contributes its world-class expertise and ensures that this will continue to be the book of choice for professionals and students in this field.This latest edition highlights the developments and the challenges facing the mineral processor, particularly with regard to the environmental problems posed in improving the efficiency of the existing processes and also in dealing with the waste created. The work is fully indexed and referenced.

Paperback, 456 Pages

Published: August 2006

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-4450-1

Reviews

  • “Mineral Processing Technology will continue to be a key reference book for mineral engineering professionals and a recommended textbook for mineral processing students.” — Mark S. Klima, Mineral Processing and Geo-Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

Contents

  • Introduction; Ore Handling; Metallurgical Accounting, Control and Simulation; Particle Size Analysis; Comminution; Crushers; Grinding Mills; Industrial Screening; Classification; Gravity Concentration; Dense Medium Separation (DMS); Froth Flotation; Magnetic and High Tension Separation; Ore Sorting; Dewatering; Tailings Disposal; Appendices; Index

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