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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Non Ferrous

Hatch provides clients with a full range of pyrometallurgy services from concept development to ramp-up to capacity.

  • Electrode Management - We evaluate electrode systems:
    • Audit of electrode management process
    • Paste handling system, and level measurement and control
    • Casing design, handling and installation
    • Electrode/furnace interactive control
  • Furnace Rebuilds - We refurbish furnaces and metallurgical vessels. Scope could include:
    • Project management
    • Refractory lining replacement, and equipment upgrading
  • Operations Review - We perform reviews of:
    • Process
    • Logistics, time and motion
    • De-bottlenecking
    • Maintenance, and environmental controls
  • Post Taphole Operations - We assist metal-, matte- and alloy producers to design or improve layouts:
    • Flowsheet and logistics
    • Tapping processes and equipment
    • Slag/metal separation
    • Casting and cooling processes
    • Granulation, crushing and screening
    • Fines recycling, and product recovery from slag
  • Process Metallurgy - We support plant and equipment design, and review existing processes:
    • Operations and performance
    • Mass and energy balances
    • Process chemistry and mineralogy
    • Process control, and secondary refining
  • Refractory Lining Systems - We design and install refractory linings, coolers and lining monitoring systems


Featured Project
Koniambo Ferronickel Project
Greenfield, pyrometallurgical facility will comprise a 60,000-t/yr ferronickel smelter for the extraction of nickel from saprolitic ore mined from the Koniambo ore body. More >

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