Vol. 26 No. 2 (2020): Hydrometallurgical operations and processes
Hydrometallurgy is an important part of the extractive metal industry involved in the recovery of metals from ores, concentrates, technogenic and other secondary and urban mining sources; it plays an interesting role in the expansion of minerals processing industry. There are numerous hydrometallurgical process technologies used for recovering metals, such as leaching, solvent extraction/ion exchange, metals electro recovery and raffination; stabilization and remediation of tailings/waste.