At Soutex, you will find very diversified
expertise which will allow you to carry
out many types of plant projects.

Mineral processing and metallurgy

  • Base metals
  • Precious metals
  • Iron ores
  • Industrial minerals
  • Dust and wastewater

Process engineering

  • Development of process flow diagrams
  • Design criteria selection and assessment
  • Solids, water and energy balances
  • Equipment selection and sizing
  • Cost estimation and sensitivity analysis
  • Control philosophy

Process optimization and control

  • Plant performance assessment audits
  • Industrial data processing
  • Process simulation
  • Review of operating pratice
  • Block diagrams and programming specifications
  • Control strategies and settings review

Processes

  • Crushing
  • Grinding (conventional and AG/SAG)
  • Classification
  • Flotation
  • Pressure oxidation
  • Leaching and cyanidation
  • Gravity separation
  • Magnetic separation
  • Agglomeration and induration
  • Activated carbon
  • Cementation
  • Thickening
  • Filtration and drying
  • SART process
  • Cyanide destruction
  • Metallurgical laboratory

Operational metallurgical support

  • Definition and follow-up of in-plant testwork programs
  • Operating data reconciliation and analysis
  • Development of risk mitigation plans for plant start-up
  • Circuit debottlenecking projects
  • Training of operating personnel

Environment

  • Tailings management
  • Process water management
  • Environmental regulations
  • Certificates of authorization (CofA) requests