Hatch offers specialized services in the area of resource geology, mine engineering, data management, mine technical computing and mineral processing. We provide a complete range of services to the mining industry, allowing integrated application of all aspects of resource project development through geological modeling to mine optimization and design, process optimization, mill design and commissioning assistance, financial evaluation and operational support.
Hatch has expertise in precious metals and minerals, industrial metals and minerals, base metals, rare earths and other mine-related commodities. We have designed and built some of the largest and most advanced mines and mineral-processing plants in the world.
Hatch’s core strengths is mine optimization and design, including scheduling, equipment selection, rehabilitation and reserve estimation. We are able to maximize the value of a deposit for any given set of mining conditions.
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Hatch mine cooling systems include the energy-efficient integration of ventilation, refrigeration, cooling distribution and pumping systems. We are able to design and install systems in mines from concept to fully detailed engineering and implementation.
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Hatch offers design, problem solving and commissioning of shaft infrastructure. Hoist duty cycle specifications are drawn up for equipment selection and procurement. Shaft and station steelwork conform to codes developed for high-speed and high-capacity hoisting systems.
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Hatch is experienced in using the most respected and accurate simulation packages, including Arena, SIMUL8 and AutoMOD, for all types of mines and deep ore bodies to large open-pit operations. We provide optimal solutions for complex logistical problems.
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Hatch provides comprehensive expertise to establish backfill system characteristics and determine the highest quality, most cost-effective mixture and delivery method to support our Clients’ mine production requirements.
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Hatch provides an integrated approach to the development of zinc resource definitions through to the production of zinc concentrate and metal in often-challenging environments.
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Hatch provides expertise in the geology, mining and mineral processing for a wide range of metals and minerals including gold, platinum/palladium and silver.
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