Engineering and Construction for Copper Mines and Processors

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 a 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, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the United States and Zambia.

Since 2001, Fluor has provided services and installed equipment worth over $40 billion for the design and construction of small, medium 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.