Hatch supplies engineering, project and construction management services, process and business consulting and operational services to the mining, metallurgical, energy and infrastructure industries.
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Hatch’s Nickel Sulphide and Nickel Laterite teams bring world-class design and operating experience to the execution of leaching, smelting and refining projects.

  • Mechanical Design
    • Drying and roasting
    • Primary smelting furnaces and custom designs
    • Flash furnaces
    • Electric furnaces
    • Slag cleaning furnaces
    • Peirce-Smith converters
    • Enhanced cobalt recovery
    • Ladle refining
    • Matte and ferronickel casting
    • Off-gas collection, cooling and cleaning systems
    • SO2 recovery system
    • Oxygen supply systems
    • Pressure leaching of sulphides SX/EW
    • Granulation systems
    • Matte leaching
    • Laterite leaching
    • Autoclave systems design
    • Materials handling
    • Effluent treatment
  • Process Development and Designs
    • Process selection
    • Pilot plants
    • Process scale up
    • Integrated flowsheet development
    • Process modeling
  • Process Support Services
    • Technical consulting
    • On-site support services
    • On-site troubleshooting
    • Plant engineering
    • Custom refractory lining systems
    • Lining evaluations
    • Quality assurance
  • Safety Reviews and Commissioning
    • HAZOP reviews
    • Operating manuals
    • Plant commissioning
    • Start-up assistance


Featured Project
Challenging Ore Recover (CORe) Project
Vale is implementing a new flotation circuit at its Clarabelle mill by repurposing existing equipment and installing new equipment.
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