Precipitation Plant

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MECHVAC designed, manufactured and installed an Ammonium Precipitation Pilot Plant facility for Bureau Veritas Minerals. This plant is an extension of the Cribs facility for the heap leach technology demonstration project for BHP Billiton Olympic Dam installed by MECHVAC in 2012.

This facility consisted of a mounting skid, titanium precipitation tanks, pumps, reticulation pipework, power and control works and was a turnkey project.


  • Pilot plant to test precipitation of aqueous from solvent extraction
  • Turnkey project delivery In full on time delivery
  • On budget, no cost overruns
  • Zero lost time injuries
  • Less than 0.5% non-conformances

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