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VOL XXXII, NO 94, ELITE

Belzona® Repairs And Protects Cyanide Containment Area

 
 

Industry:

Mining and Quarrying (MINQ)

 
 

Application:

Floor Problem Areas (FPA)

 
 

Customer Location:

Gold mine, Mauritania

 
 

Application Date:

August 2016

 
 

Application Situation:

Containment area for Cyanide tanks and pumps.

 
 

Problem:

Concrete pump plinths and the containment areas needed protection against chemical attack to avoid spalling and potential contamination of the ground due to loss of containment.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 4131 (Magma Screed)

 

Substrate:

Concrete

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflets FPA-1 and FPA-3.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

All repair work was carried out quickly without interrupting production plans which are especially critical in the mining sector. Contractor supervising the works with Belzona 4131 reported that after one year the applications were all in perfect condition. End customer is currently undertaking new repair jobs to resurface and protect concrete areas exposed to potential chemical attack. 

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Chemical storage tanks area. 2. Application of Belzona 4131 to walls and concrete plinths in progress 3. Containment area rebuilt and protected with Belzona 4131

 
Case study pic one

 

 
 Case study pic two

 

 
 Case study pic three

 

 
 

 

 
 
For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com