MagnaDrive
Mining & Cement

Diavik Mines

Situation MagnaDrive distributor ANM Equipment was contracted to design a mine dewatering system required a flow of 1000 to 5000 GPM with head pressure varying from 40 to 120 meters. Ambient temperatures in winter (-55°C) needed to be addressed in the packaged design A minimum of 1000 GPM through the system must be maintained at

South Walker Creek CHPP

Situation A 3/2 AH Warman slurry pump ran at a constant 2950 rpm (regardless of process requirements) with a pressure-sustaining valve diverting excess water back to a water tank. Motor load was consistently above 31kW. This setup did not allow for adjustable speed; the valve wasted energy by pinching off excess water, but still strained