Worldwide Grinding Circuits Practice - Plenary Address
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Jan 1, 1998
Comminution circuits in general account for fifty percent of capital and operating costs for a processing plant. Significant advances have been made in optimization of these circuits. One would expect a few circuits to be the favored designs for plants. Review of grinding circuits worldwide indicates that a variety of circuit designs are utilized for non-technical reasons. A brief review of circuits and reasons for their selection is given in this paper.