Mining and Production

From Deposit to Concentrate - Part 1 (PDF)

This article provides an overview of the many facets of tungsten mining, tracing the path from tungsten resources through exploration, development and mine operation to the production of tungsten concentrates that provide the feedstock for refineries and APT production. Some steps in the overall process are specific to tungsten, others are of a general technical nature.

From Deposit to Concentrate - Part 2 (PDF)

This article provides the second part of the many facets of tungsten mining, tracing the path from tungsten resources through exploration, development and mine operation to the production of tungsten concentrates that provide the feedstock for refineries and APT production. Some steps in the overall process are specific to tungsten, others are of a general technical nature.