Mineral Processing

Extracting the true value of mined materials efficiently and effectively takes hard work and expertise. WSP has considerable experience in mineral processing that includes process design and optimisation, studies, engineering, procurement and project and construction management.

Delivering Value 

Our mineral processing, mine backfill, metallurgical and hydrometallurgical expertise is supported by a skilled team of multidisciplinary specialists who have carried out numerous projects around the world. The ability to call on experts across our offices in Australia, Canada, Latin America, Sweden, Finland and Africa brings added value in delivering optimal, flexible and customised solutions that meet the highest industry standards. 


Key practice areas:

  • Definition of metallurgical testing
  • Process design
  • Process flowsheets
  • Design criteria and mass balance
  • Process control philosophy
  • Reconciliation of metallurgical data
  • Process analysis and optimisation
  • Advance Process Control (APC)
  • Equipment selection and plant design
  • Procurement
  • Project and construction management
  • Plant start-up and commissioning
  • Operations support