Hatch offers an impartial analysis of project merits. Our objective is to ensure that operators and shareholders get the most technically suitable and cost-effective equipment and systems for every project. Projects range from process-related optimization consulting on an as-needed basis to mega projects with capital expenditures of more than $2 billion.
Over the past 50 years, Hatch has developed many of the primary non-ferrous smelting technologies used in the world today, including brush-arc operation of electric smelting technologies. We also provide detailed equipment designs for pyrometallurgical and hydrometallurgical processes, including the world's highest-powered electric ferronickel smelting furnaces and autoclaves.
Hatch provides world-class design and execution of smelting and refining projects. We also offer process development and design, studies and design reviews, process support services, mechanical design, and safety reviews and commissioning.
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Hatch has extensive experience in gold plant process development, design, start-up, operations and problem solving for conventional gold-recovery processes and refractory gold pre-treatment. We also offer support for comminution, gold refining and cyanide destruction.
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Hatch has deep experience in the design, construction and operation of modern hydrometallurgical facilities in all base-metal industries. We offer specialized services in project implementation, operational assistance and custom design of unit operations.
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Hatch offers experience in the process design and operations in lead, zinc and tin smelting, and refining. Lead expertise includes blast furnace and ISP, and zinc expertise includes concentrate handling, drying and roasting.
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Hatch provides design and operating experience to the execution of leaching, smelting and refining projects. In addition to process development and design, and commissioning, we offer experience in mechanical design and process support services.
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Hatch has 50 years of experience in pyrometallurgical plants and has proven approaches to designing and building robust commercial plants on schedule and on budget. We also design custom pyro-processing equipment.
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Hatch offers a full range of services from studies to implementation, for the design of uranium mines, uranium processing plants and uranium conversion facilities.
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