Dragflow has recently supplied its DRH cable dredger to a mine located in the southwest region of the island of Sumbawa, in the District of Sekongkang, Indonesia, for extraction of copper, gold and silver.
“The customer was looking for a complete dredging equipment, diesel driven, capable to create and handle high concentration slurry, to be place in the open pit mine,” Dragflow said.
The dredger purpose is to pump the settled material from the bottom of the tailing pond to a higher part of the mine in order to maintain the required water capacity.
The Dragflow solution was a DRH dredger equipped with pump HY85/160HC plus cutters EXHY20, also supplied with an acid resistant package.
The dredging unit is able to pump up to 800 m3/h of mixture with high solid concentration and up to a distance of more than 500m.