HGI has been conducting mining studies for over 20 years and have built up a sizeable library of contributed papers and publications for the industry. These works are divided into key categories of heap leach characterization, enhanced recovery, and other papers dedicated to mining geophysics. Please, download, share, comment, or ask us questions on any of the topics.
Heap Leach Characterization
2016 Heap Leach Conference: Geophysical heap characterization throughout construction and operations of the Carlota Mine
2010 Geophysics: Moisture estimation within a mine heap: An application of cokriging with assay data and electrical resistivity
2010 SME: Geostatistical analysis of 3D electrical resistivity with gold and moisture assay data to characterize a gold heap
Enhanced Metal Recovery
2017 World Gold: Testing Inventory Drawdown Through Pressure Injection in the Leach Pad at Los Filos Mine
2016 SME: A Billion Gallons of Experience: Results from a long term subsurface heap leaching program.
2015 Heap Leach Conference: Investigating Leaching Alternatives for Heterogeneous Heap Leach Pads
2014 Near Surface Geophysics: Real-Time Electrical Monitoring of Reagent Delivery during a Subsurface Amendment Experiment
2012 SAGEEP: Monitoring Enhanced Recovery of a Mine Heap: An Application of Real-Time Electrical Resistivity
2011 SME: Hydro-Jex monitoring and operations at the Cripple Creek and Victor heap leach operation in Colorado
2009 HydroCopper2009: Heap Characterization and Monitoring with Electrical Resistivity for Optimizing Secondary Leaching
2009 Hydrometallurgy: Monitoring of a secondary recovery application of leachate injection into a heap