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Optimisation a key for Largo

Brazil vanadium miner Largo Resources will lean on what the company’s senior executives see as a unique “enterprise” optimiser to help fine tune life-of-mine production and cost settings at the high-grade Maracás Menchen mine, which is being buffeted by low vanadium prices.

New Largo CEO Mark Smith and well-regarded operations chief Mike Mutchler told Mining Journal the Whittle proprietary software and analytical service was what it was cracked up to be.

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