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Byron Knelson Scholarship

Byron Knelson was the inventor of the Knelson concentrator and founder of Knelson, which has become an integral part of the Non-Ferrous group within the FLSmidth range of products. During his storied career, Mr. Knelson created a renaissance in the use of gravity separation within the gold processing industry. In his honour, his son Brett Knelson and son-in-law Doug Corsan created the Byron Knelson Memorial Scholarship in an effort to preserve Byronĺs legacy by supporting the next generation of mineral processing professionals. Read the Byron Knelson story.  For more information on the scholarship, you may visit the CMP website: http://www.cmpsoc.ca/

Copper Order in Mongolia Awarded to FLSmidth; includes FLSmidth« stirred mill

Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 34-2011, 23 December 2011.
FLSmidth has been awarded a contract worth approximately USD 105m (approximately DKK 600m) from the Mongolian company, Mongolyn Alt (MAK) Group, to supply a greenfield copper concentrator for a mine some 500 kilometres from the capital city Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Read More...

Mining Industry Mourns the Loss of an Iconic Figure, Byron Knelson Passes Away at the Age of 80

Langley, British Columbia August 29, 2011.  Byron Knelson founder of KnelsonTM Concentrators (Knelson) has passed away at the age of 80. Byron succumbed to complications arising from his battle with cancer. Read More...

FLSmidth« VGM Techology Gains Market Acceptance
On June 30th, 2011 Knelson Miling Solutions (KMS) dispatched a KD-VGM2500  representing their third mill shipment of 2011 putting them well ahead of the forecast for the year. Read More...

Customer Spotlight - Golden Band Resources Inc. Commissioning

Saskatchewan, SK, Canada; On January 12, 2011, Golden Band Resources Incĺs, 100% owned Jolu mill in northern Saskatchewan produced its first 15.9 kg gold bar by processing via the Knelson supplied gravity circuit of the mill. Read More...

FLSmidth« Introduces KD-VGM10 Laboratory System

Vancouver, BC, Canada; Shortly after turning the calendar to 2011, FLSmidth« unveiled the first Canadian manufactured FLSmidth« stirred mill. Read More...

Knelson Introduces Robotic Manufacturing

Langley, BC, Canada; As part of an on-going commitment to providing industry leading quality, service and reliability, Knelson recently commissioned an ABB model IRB2600ID robot supplied by ABB Robotics. Read More...

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FLSmidth Acquires Canadian Company Knelson

September 20, 2011, FLSmidth has today signed an agreement to acquire the assets of the privately owned company Knelson, a Canada based corporate partnership which is active within the minerals industries. Read More...



FLSmidth Knelson continues to meet the demands of the global mineral processing industry with a full range of equipment and services.

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