International Journal of Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy

Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020

  • Characterisation of Biooxidation Feed and Products for Improved Understanding of Biooxidation and Gold Extraction Performance

    Grace Ofori-Sarpong, Ahmed-Salim Adam, Richard Komla Asamoah, Richard Kwasi Amankwah

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 20-29
    Received: 13 March 2020
    Accepted: 2 April 2020
    Published: 15 May 2020
    Abstract: This paper presents a study on characterisation of refractory ore, biooxidation feed and product, and cyanidation tailings with the aim of understanding the causes of excessive continuous frothing, incomplete sulphide oxidation, high reagent consumption, high cyanidation residues and low overall recovery as encountered in biooxidation of refractory... Show More
  • Phytoremediation of Nickel, Lead and Manganese in Simulated Waste Water Using Algae, Water Hyacint and Water Lettuce

    Sani Nasiru Alhaji, Sulaiman Asmau Umar, Sokoto Muhammad Abdullahi, Shehu Kasimu, Salisu Aliyu

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 30-36
    Received: 14 July 2020
    Accepted: 4 August 2020
    Published: 13 August 2020
    Abstract: The increase in industrial and artisanal mining and mineral processing activities has led to a surge in the quantity of hazardous materials, typically heavy metals that are released into the environment. These hazard materials, when discharge in water bodies, poses serious risk to humans, animals and environment. Phytoremediation is one of the cost... Show More