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Replacement of the acid pumps

Québec, Canada

Project description

The project consists of replacing the acid pumps with pumps that are more resistant to the current process conditions and can provide the maximum flow rate required.

Total project cost


GCM Mandate

Detailed engineering


  • Feasibility study and complete engineering to solve recurring corrosion and abrasion problems of slurry pumps (250 HP) in the weak acid leaching circuit (sulfuric acid)
  • Study of the existing system and damaged components, simulation of pumping conditions on AFT Fathom software, technical recommendations on pumps and piping modifications
  • Assistance in technical analysis of bids and equipment selection
  • Engineering for piping arrangement modifications and new pump bases
  • Follow-up of installation work at the site

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