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Mining and metals

GCM has provided multidisciplinary services to the mining and mineral processing/metallurgy industries since the beginning of its activities in 1994. Our clients are mainly large companies in the areas of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. For more information click here (PDF 240K).

Here are a few examples of projects completed by GCM in theMining and Metals sector.

Main Dust Collector
Main Dust Collector


Project

Complete revamp of a main dust collector in a steel plant

 

GCM Mandate

Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management

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New Cooling and Absorption Towers
New Cooling and Absorption Towers


Project

Roaster off gas cooling and absorption towers replacement at an acid plant 

 

 

GCM Mandate

Detailed Engineering, Procurement and Project Management

Construction Management Assistance

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Roll Grinder Mist Elimination Project
Roll Grinder Mist Elimination Project

 

Project

Roll Grinder Mist Elimination Project

 

GCM Mandate

Ventilation Study

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Gold mine mineral processing plant
Gold mine mineral processing plant
Project

Modifying the design of ore transfer chutes in the crusher area in order to solve plugging and wear problems.

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Sulfuric acid pump tank
Sulfuric acid pump tank

Project

Installation of a new sulphuric acid pump tank

 

GCM’s Mandate

Multidisciplinary basic and detailed engineering

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Electrostatic precipitators
Electrostatic precipitators

Project

Installation of new electrostatic precipitators in a sulfuric acid plant

 

 

GCM’s Mandate

Multidisciplinary engineering - basic (2015) and detailed (2016)

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Transformers Replacement at three Steel Plants
Transformers Replacement at three Steel Plants

Project

Transformers Replacement at three Steel Plants 

 

 

 

 

GCM Mandate

Multidisciplinary Engineering

Procurement Assistance

Construction Supervision Assistance

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Hot Water Tank
Hot Water Tank

Project

Potash Brine Hot Water Tank replacement 

 

 

 

GCM Mandate

Project scoping, engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM)

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Capacitor bank
Capacitor bank

Project

Installation of a 12 MVAR at 13.8 kV capacitor bank (steps). Power factor compensation to reach the targeted power factor and reduce cost associated to the reactive power. 

 

 

GCM’s Mandate

Detailed Engineering - Electrical and Structure

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Scrubber roof
Scrubber roof

Project

Inspection and design of a new roof and access platform for an industrial Scrubber building

 

GCM’s Mandate

Inspection and multidisciplinary detailed design engineering services

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Zefluor Filter
Zefluor Filter

Project

Removing insoluble calcium sulfate impurities to improve the finished product quality.

 

 

GCM’s Mandate

Multidisciplinary detailed engineering

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Cooling Tower
Cooling Tower

Project

Cooling tower fan motor, gear box and fan replacement

 

GCM’s Mandate

Multidisciplinary detailed engineering

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Replacement of a heat exchanger
Replacement of a heat exchanger

Project 

Replacement of a heat exchanger for process gas preheating at a sulphuric acid plant. Modifications to gas pipes. New foundations (piles and concrete footing) for the exchanger. 

 

GCM's Mandate

Multidisciplinary engineering

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Conveyors, sifting and grinding circuits
Conveyors, sifting and grinding circuits

Project 


Modifications to the conveyors, sifting and grinding circuits to improve the production capacity and flexibility in order to produce new product grades.   

 

 

GCM's Mandate

Multidisciplinary detailed engineering, procurement and management of the construction site.

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Lime and Limestone Plant
Lime and Limestone Plant

Project 

Product storage capacity and flexibility increase including design and fabrication of a new storage silo and relocation and existing silo (360 tons each). The project also included the design and installation of truck loading and dust control systems. 

 

 

GCM's Mandate 

Complete multidisciplinary engineering, procurement and construction supervision

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Steel Mill
Steel Mill

 

 

 

 

Project 

Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) of an electric arc furnace using the Bow-Tie methodology. The Bow-Tie standard used by the client was developed by GCM Consultants based on industry standards and tailored to client needs.  

 

GCM's Mandate 

GCM’s mandate was to facilitate the Bow Tie review to ensure there were sufficient safety barriers in place for high-risk scenarios associated with the electric arc furnace. The objective was to decrease the number of evacuations related to SO2 leaks.

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Hydrogen Annealing Furnace
Hydrogen Annealing Furnace

 

Project

Hydrogen Annealing Furnace Installation, Ferrous Metals Sector 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GCM Mandate

Multidisciplinary Engineering
Coordination with Technology’s Supplier
Procurement Assistance and Site Supervision

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Installation of a steel slab deburring machine
Installation of a steel slab deburring machine

Project

Installation of a steel slab deburring machine

 

GCM Mandate

Multidisciplinary Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management

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