Applications and Solutions for Mining

"We offer our customers professional advice in a variety of applications in the chemical and process industries, even in highly specialized industries such as mining and explosives industry, in the choice of the optimal pump.“

Roger Willis
Business Field Manager Chemical, Pulp & Paper


Positive-displacement pumps by NETZSCH have been used for decades reliably in the demanding mining industry. The diverse substances handled in mining include wastewater, mineral slurries, thickened sludges, kaolin suspensions, filtrates, zinc sludges and drilling muds which NEMO® Pumps are perfectly suited to transport. These abrasive and viscous substances are handled with ease.

NETZSCH NEMO® Progressing Cavity Pumps and TORNADO® Rotary Lobe Pumps, offer the best-engineered solution for your application and ensure dependable, efficient process runs. 

Success Stories in the Mining Sector

Success Stories in the Mining Sector

Pumps for Safe Delivery of Ammonium Nitrate Emulsion

NEMO® progressing cavity pump speeds up the delivery of ammonium nitrate emulsion to mining customers

Safety in mining and at construction sites where explosives are used was a problem for a long time, because the storage and transport of “volatile” explosives always constitute an enormous risk. In order to reduce the danger, there has for some time been greater use of pumpable emulsion explosives.  More...

NETZSCH Pumps for Copper Extraction in Mines

Special base frame for reagent pumps reduces maintenance: Pump design enhances precision and reliability

Until January 2017, a copper beneficiation plant in Zambia was using pumps from six different manufacturers. Attributable to the large number of different models, this resulted in a steadily growing inventory of similar spare parts and maintenance procedures. More...

Aggressive gold sludge: Special pump technology delivers long service life without the addition of water

Global demand for gold and silver remains as high as ever. Precious metals are not only sought after by investors, but are indispensable materials in modern industry. However, mining these resources places machines under extreme stress and can increase the high price of the raw material. More...

NEMO® SY Progressing Cavity Pump prevents dangerous heat generation in emulsion explosives

Transalpine rail and road tunnels, dams for hydro-electric and storage power plants – the number of major construction sites which need significant explosive work has increased considerably over recent years. The requirements for explosives have been changing. More...

Product Range for Mining and Explosive Industries

NEMO® Progressing Cavity Pumps

NEMO® Progressing Cavity Pumps have an extensive application range and are used in industry for the continuous, pressure-stable, gentle and low-pulsation conveyance of almost any substance.

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TORNADO® Industrial Rotary Lobe Pump Systems

NETZSCH TORNADO® industrial rotary lobe pumps are very versatile stand-alone equipment. They are used primarily in environmental technology and the chemical industry to provide continuous and gentle conveyance of almost any substance while dosing in proportion to rotation speed.

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NOTOS® Multi Screw Pumps

The NOTOS® family has superior quality standards to meet the highest level requirements from our customers. The pumps are designed to work with low to high lubricant fluids, low to high viscosity, shear sensitive and/or chemically agressive media.

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Grinding Systems

NETZSCH grinding systems can be used wherever it is essential that solid matter in fluids be broken down reliably to ensure the prevention of pipe clogging and damage to downstream equipment.

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