OPF2 Vertical WHIMS Plant | Mineral Processing | Projects | Primero
[stock_market_widget type="inline-label" template="basic2" markup="PGX" color="default" assets="PGX.AX" api="yf" style="color:#fff"]

OPF2 Vertical WHIMS Plant

Primero was engaged by Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) to implement a process plant upgrade at its Christmas Creek mine, located in Western Australia’s Pilbara, after having successfully completed an ECI phase.

In under 12 months, we successfully delivered our lump sum design and construct model thanks to close collaboration with FMG, which has subsequently paved the way for further ongoing works with FMG at its Queens and Eliwana projects.

Design Construct Commission Minerals

Scope of Work

Utilising Vertical Wet High Intensity Magnetic Separation (V-WHIMS) technology, the upgrade was to enable the increased recovery of saleable fine material processed in the Desands unit at the Christmas Creek Ore Process Facility #2 (OPF2).

Responsible for the design, supply, construction and commission of a new Vertical WHIMS facility, scope of works included: