Porgera Flotation Expansion Project

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Brownfields installation design for flotation plant expansion

The Porgera Flotation Plant Expansion involved the brownfields installation design for 5 x 150m³ tank cells, concentrate and tailings pumping system, flotation blower and services and reagents handling and dosing.

Ausenco’s scope included the detailed site investigation and survey of existing plant; provision of all equipment and site works tenders; evaluation of all equipment tenders and recommendations for purchase; provision of engineering support during construction; and provision of commissioning assistance.

  • Overall project completed ahead of schedule
  • Operating and rated capacity within one week
  • Facilitated increase in flotation and gold recovery

Project details

Offering
Flotation
Commodity
Gold
Location
Papua New Guinea
Business line
Minerals & Metals
Client
Placer Pacific Limited
Timeframe
1999
Solution phase
Create (EP)
Project value
US$15m
Services
Engineering, Global procurement

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