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What does HMS stand for?

HMS stands for Heavy Media Separation (mining)

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The level of investment in downstream equipment has caused some in the industry to speculate that off-site heavy media separation is in its declining years as an ongoing practice, as sorting equipment that can quickly yield a return on investment is purchased by an increasing number of shredding plant operators.
Conventional open pit mining, crushing, heavy media separation and classification circuits comprising the following key process steps have been proposed:- Open pit mining, assuming 95% mining recovery and 10% dilution- Crushing and screening to -6mm- Reflux Classifier to remove mica flakes- Two stage heavy media separation (HMS) in two separate size streams- Gravity concentration (spirals and wet tables) of tantalite minerals- Contract dressing and packaging of tantalite concentrates (in Perth)- Production of 137,000 tonnes of spodumene concentrate @ 6.