Mining & Mineral Processing

Mining & Mineral Processing Solutions

The EPCM Group is a leading supplier to the electro-winning and electro-refining industries, providing engineering consulting services, automation solutions, and service and supply solutions globally.

With over four decades of experience in Mining & Mineral Processing, we’ve designed, fabricated, and refurbished cathodes for clients worldwide. Currently, we have more than 1 million cathodes in operation across six continents.

EPCM’s Mining & Mineral Processing experience includes copper, nickel, zinc, cobalt, cement, gypsum, lime, salt, magnesium, and other light metals. We have expertise in bulk material handling, bulk material storage, crushing and grinding, calcination, and dust control.

Mining and Mineral Processing Solutions - EPCM

Non-ferrous metals expertise

Our extensive expertise in non-ferrous metals extraction and refining include:

  • Dump, heap and tank leaching
  • Bacterial leaching
  • Pressure leaching
  • Ion exchange
  • Bleed stream treatment
  • Solvent extraction
  • Electro-winning
  • Electro-refining
  • Electrode handling
  • Tankhouse modernization

End-to-end solutions

We offer end-to-end solutions for Mining & Mineral Processing clients, from engineering to manufacturing, repair and maintenance, automation and spare parts supply. Our comprehensive solutions include:

  • Additive dosing automation
  • Anode preparation machines (APMs)
  • Cathode repair
  • Cathode stripping machines (CSMs)
  • Cathode wash systems
  • Cell monitoring
  • Copper sorting systems
  • Easy strip cathodes
  • Heap leaching automation
  • Large vehicle washing system
  • New permanent cathodes 
  • Anode scrap wash machine
  • Spare parts
  • Starter plate assembly
  • Starter sheet machine
  • Titanium cathode starter sheets
  • 3D laser scanning
  • Vision systems

Since we started repairing cathodes with EPCM, we have been able to eliminate the purchase of new cathodes and we have increased profitability by over $1 M through increased production.

European Refinery Tank House Manager