Learn about some of the most common terms used at Peñoles and in the mining and metals industry.
Proportion of the actual production and the maximum achievable production during a period according to the design capacity of a production process. It is expressed as a percentage (%).
Energy derived from generation sources and processes whose emissions or residues are minimal or, if existant, do not exceed the permitted level established by current regulations.
Fine and dusty intermediate product of the milling and beneficiation processes, formed by the separation of valuable metals from waste.
Initial size reduction of minerals and rocks to a size that allows their grinding.