APT Archive

Here you will find a list of our favorite mining articles that we have published over the years. To see the most recent and full collection of APT articles, please view our mining blog page.

Mining Equipment Out This Week: APT TriTank TT20

The past few weeks have been nothing short of a whirlwind at our offices and we have loved every minute! The buzz of the welding coupled with the hum of the forklift and chatter of the workers just added to the excitement in the air, it is the middle of the year and 2018 is[…]


Mining in South America: the RG30 Scrubber and GoldKacha on Site

Here is the RG30 scrubber and GoldKacha on a mine site in South America. Thank you to our clients for sharing this one with us! Share This:

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Upgrading Concentrates before Smelting: mining equipment on site

One of the final stages of any gravity recovery circuit is upgrading the concentrates before smelting, often carried out on a shaking table. The material is first screened to prevent particle size vs. SG interaction, and then passed onto the vibrating table deck for the final gravity separation. The light sands are washed off the[…]

on a small scale gold mine site

On A Small Scale Gold Mine Site: APT RG30 3tph scrubber & Goldilox

Here is a raw snippet from our time on a small scale gold mine site with APT’s Golidlox safe concentrates storage system operating in conjunction with the RG30 Scrubber for optimal mineral recoveries. The RG30 is a 3tph alluvial gold processing plant, available as either a standalone set-up or in trailer version. Our mining equipment[…]


Mining Equipment Testimonials: APT modular mining equipment

APT have always taken the approach of providing solutions to problems faced in the industry, rather than simply providing equipment, and we apply this ideology throughout our range from the ground up. A large part of this is taking on client feedback, listening to what you need and want and being able to produce that.[…]


TT20 Small Scale Cyanidation Plant: on a mine site with APT

Here we are taking you on a quick walk and talk through of the location of our latest 1.5tph small scale cyanidation plant installation. Positioned near a historical stamp mill, the plant will be processing dump material through a mill and TT20 cyanidation circuit. The APT TriTank was designed several years ago and adopted an[…]

mining in the snow

GoldKacha Gold Concentrator: Mining Around The World With APT

The GoldKacha concentrator was one of the first plants introduced by APT and forms the basis of our GroundBreaker range. Over time, this 3 tonne per hour gold concentrator and recovery plant has evolved in accordance with clients’ requirements, environmental conditions and the current mining conditions. The GoldKacha has made its mark in various locations[…]

mining questions answers

Mining Week in Review: frequently asked questions

As mining equipment engineers and suppliers, we often get asked various questions relating to our mining equipment as well as common themes or misconceptions within the mining industry as a whole. We often answer these questions on our social media pages, namely Instagram and Facebook, but incase you missed it here is the past mining week[…]

hard rock mining plant

Small Scale Alluvial and Hard Rock Mining Equipment: APT RDGK

This equipment focus will feature APT’s RDGK alluvial and hard rock mining plant, a small scale mining solution incorporated within APT’s GroundBreaker range. “I have worked with a team to make the RDGK15 into a very competent gold recovery pilot plant. The gold recovery plant is highly portable and was run as a product/pilot plant.[…]

goldkacha and sluice in tanzania

Gold Mining Equipment in South Africa and Beyond | mining week in review

This week we got feedback from several clients on their gold mining equipment, operating in South Africa and its neighboring countries. Seeing gold mining equipment on site helps create a vision for future mining endeavors if you are new to mining or new to our mining equipment, and we strive to be as transparent as[…]