Copper Mining - Fluor Engineering and Construction Expertise

From greenfield projects to large copper concentrator production expansions, Fluor offers engineering, procurement and construction services to copper mining and processing facilities around the world.

Fluor is the world leader in development of hydrometallurgical and pyrometallurgical processing plants for the copper industry. Its project experience extends from initial evaluative studies to the engineering, design and construction of copper concentrator facilities, smelters, electrorefineries, heap leach, solvent extraction and electrowinning projects.

Helping clients to maximize their recoveries, Fluor draws on experience at some of the world's major copper concentrators and processing plants in Argentina, Australia, Chile, Democratic Republic of Congo, Indonesia, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, Peru, United States and Zambia.

Over the last five years, Fluor has participated in the design and construction in over 30 small-scale and large-scale copper concentrator projects around the world ranging from 5,000-tpd to 240,000-tpd facilities. Many of these plants have progressed from the original project through to a series of staged expansions.