Keys of attraction

Check out this (magnetic) conversation suspended magnets with Eriez Director of Minerals and Materials Processing Jose Martin. It will stick with you. Edited by Donna Schmidt Thanks for talking to North American Mining magazine exclusively about this topic, Jose. Can you explain, for those not in the know: What are the different types of suspended magnets? What are the uses,…

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Eriez names Alpha Industrial as new rep

Eriez has selected Alpha Industrial and Mining Supplies as its new sales representative agency for the northern Ontario, Canada region. Its new partner is based in Lively, Ontario, and provides equipment for heavy and mining industry applications. Under the teaming, Alpha’s Jamie Osborne will assume the position as Eriez’ key account contact. Bill Dudenhoefer, regional sales director for North America,…

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Eriez announces Jaisen Kohmuench as new President and CEO

Eriez announced the appointment of Jaisen Kohmuench as president and CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2024. He will succeed current president and CEO Lukas Guenthardt, who is retiring at the end of 2023. This appointment is the culmination of a carefully planned succession strategy, with Kohmuench working closely alongside Guenthardt and the Eriez board of directors to ensure a seamless transition…

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Eriez appoints Richard Murray global flotation service director

Eric Wasmund, Eriez vice president – Flotation, announced the appointment of Richard Murray to Global Flotation Service Director. In his new position, Murray will assume the responsibility of overseeing and expanding Eriez’ flotation global aftermarket and service business. According to Eriez, Murray’s role includes key initiatives such as the proactive development of new service products and the optimization of service…

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Innovation in mineral processing

Coarse particle flotation and bulk ore sorting are starting to make waves in the mineral processing industry. North American Mining takes a look at both technologies with the help of experts from three leading mineral processing OEMs. By Jonathan Rowland The mining industry is known for the relatively slow pace with which it adopts new technologies. And there are good…

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Kohmuench appointed Eriez COO

Separation technology supplier Eriez has selected Jaisen Kohmuench for the newly created position of chief operating officer (COO). Eriez President and CEO Lukas Guenthardt said that, as COO, Kohmuench will manage all Eriez’ major operations, including Eriez USA, Eriez Global Flotation and Eriez international businesses. He will continue to work closely with corporate executives and functional leaders to ensure Eriez’…

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Eriez introduces new Hybrid Wet Drum Separator

Eriez has added its newest product, the new Hybrid Wet Drum Separator, which it said has been designed to enhance magnetic recovery in heavy media circuits. The hybrid element uses ceramic and high-energy rare earth magnets in the circuit to deliver 60% higher gauss in the separating zone when compared to the industry standard 950-gauss interpole magnetic circuit. Coupled with…

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Eriez celebrates 80-year milestone

Erie, Pa.-based Eriez is celebrating 80 years in business this year. The company’s story began in 1942 when founder O.F. Merwin installed a permanent magnet in a grain mill. Today, Eriez consists of a workforce of more than 900 individuals located throughout 12 wholly owned international subsidiaries on six continents and is a world leader in magnetic separation, flotation, metal…

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Eriez testing analysis with HydroFloat CPF technology returns positive outcomes

Pennsylvania-based Eriez recently conducted a lab study with its HydroFloat coarse particle flotation system and found that installing the system at the mill circuit can cut power usage in half. The engineering analysis found that the power savings comes from a sizeable decrease in the mill load, and also that about 30% of the total run of mine mill feed…

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