Weir Minerals has this week announced its sponsorship of CEEC International Ltd (Coalition for Eco-Efficient Comminution). Weir Minerals is a leader in the provision of slurry handling equipment used in mining and mineral processing applications. The company recently signed an exclusive and perpetual licence for KHD High Pressure Grinding Rolls (HPGR), having direct control over the design, manufacture and distribution of HPGR in minerals processing applications using KHD technology.

“We are excited to be sponsoring CEEC, whose work highlights and promotes the efficiency gains possible in ore processing through improved processes and new technology. This aligns with our strategy of maximizing our customers’ comminution productivity levels. CEEC also provides a mechanism for us to workshop continued improvements with like-minded experts,” says Weir Minerals’ global comminution VP Dr Ekkhart Matthies.

HPGR technology has been demonstrated to deliver significant productivity gains in mineral processing, particularly hard rock mining operations. As ore grades decline and more challenging resources are mined, HPGR technology will have a critical role to play.

Weir also offers other comminution equipment, design and service such as crushers and screens under its ‘Enduron’ product banner, as well as world-leading mill linings and screen media solutions.

CEEC is a not-for-profit company funded wholly by sponsorship from the minerals industry. CEEC is sponsored by Anglo American, Barrick Gold, Gold Fields, Newcrest Mining, Indophil Resources, Gekko Systems, Ausenco, Xstrata Technology, Outotec, Orica Mining Services, Derrick Corporation, Metso, AMIRA International, JKTech, MMG and Russell Mineral Equipment. CEEC enjoys the patronage of Nick Holland, CEO of Gold Fields and Owen Hegarty, of G-Resources Group. or

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