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Base Metals 

WorleyParsons has a significant reputation within the base metals industry for the delivery of all components required for the development of an entire mineral resource project.

WorleyParsons operates in the key process areas of:

  • Mineral processing
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Pyrometallurgy

WorleyParsons extensive knowledge of the complex metallurgical process sector ensures we are able to provide project evaluation and delivery expertise to the copper, nickel, zinc, lead and gold industries.

A full range of services are available to the base metals industry including:

  • Conceptual and feasibility studies
  • Process optimization and value engineering
  • Project delivery services including EPCM 
  • Engineering design
  • Project management
  • Due diligence
  • Operations support including alliancing

The WorleyParsons base metals group’s capabilities were enhanced in 2005 with the acquisitions of HG Engineering (HGE) and Gas Cleaning Technologies (GCT), who are recognized world-wide as leading specialists in pyrometallurgical processing, gas cleaning and energy management.  In addition, WorleyParsons operates in a 50/50 joint venture with ARA in South America who has extensive know-how in treatment and processing of copper ores. 

WorleyParsons has an extensive track record in all aspects of upgrading and optimizing existing process plants.  Our success in brownfield work has been achieved by merging the proficiency of the WorleyParsons team with our customer operational team’s knowledge. 

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