### INCREASING SAG MILL CAPACITY AT THE COPPER …

20' EGL SAG mill, a Raptor 900 pebble crusher and two 24' x 39'6" ball mills. Each mill is equipped with a 2 x 8500HP dual pinion drive system. The plant was designed to process 1585 h mtpof SAG feed. From startup, the mill struggled to meet the required production rates. Over time, a major initiative that involved