Engineering Consultants serving the mining & metals industry
Accessing minerals is becoming increasingly complex and operating costs are soaring. Price fluctuations are cutting profit margins. Social and environmental pressures are forcing mining companies to reduce their footprint and greenhouse gas emissions. To thrive in this ever-changing environment, mining companies have to rethink their model and innovate. See what our experts have to offer to overcome these industry challenges.
GOLD AND PRECIOUS METALS
Our high-level experts offer process diagrams for metals with special characteristics, from pre-treatment of refractory metals to leaching. Our goal is for you to get the best possible recovery rate throughout your project’s lifecycle.
Managing tailings and contaminants is second nature to us. Our in-depth knowledge of cyanide destruction processes allows us to help you mitigate risks and reduce your ecological footprint. In addition, our tailings treatment processes can accurately reflect the grain size of the gold ore.
IRON ORE AND STEELMAKING
From feasibility studies and plant operations to process drawings and commissioning, BBA is involved in every stage of your project. Our experts can design and optimize your facilities and equipment, including your handling and processing infrastructures, as well as the piping systems that transport pulp and tailings.
Thanks to our expertise in waste management, we’re also able to innovate cutting-edge strategies to process high volume tailings.
We support you by proposing cutting-edge pyrometallurgical and hydrometallurgical processes to help you streamline your operations. Our experience covers every type of melting operation, from receiving and preparing raw materials to tapping and casting metal, as well as furnace slag and all related systems.
We’ve acquired a one-of-a-kind technology that’s used to test self-heating sulphide materials. This technology makes it possible to determine where there may be a risk of spontaneous heating, which can lead to fires and release toxic gases into the ore.
INDUSTRIAL AND TECH MINERALS
The experts at BBA are involved in each stage of our clients’ mineral development projects, from economic and geological studies to detailed engineering, as well as commissioning and operational support.
Our team designs solutions that minimize your environmental footprint thanks to using proven methods to manage tailings and hazardous waste. Our automation and control process experts will also standardize your production and meet your demands for the breadth of the ore produced.
BBA has developed an approach based on cost reduction and energy efficiency optimization, helping you increase your productivity and market competitiveness.
We have leading expertise in hydropower generation, power systems, high-voltage power systems and automation. Our team is here to support you throughout each phase of your project, from feasibility studies to designing and commissioning your facilities. We also ensure that your project complies with regulatory and environmental requirements.
- Mine planning and design (open-pit and underground)
- Mineral processing and metallurgy
- Laboratory testing services
- Tailings and mine waste management
- Geotechnical, site services and infrastructure design
- Acoustics, noise and vibration consulting
- Automation, process control and telecommunications
- Power system studies and design
- Material handling and transport systems
- Multidisciplinary engineering design (mechanical, electrical, structural and civil)
- Operational readiness, commissioning and field services
- Mine closure planning and reclamation
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