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First metallic iron from Palabora pilot project June 2012

By: Martin Creamer Work is expected to begin in September on a pilot plant that will convert stockpiled magnetite fines into metallic iron at Palabora Mining from the end of June next year. Iron Mineral Beneficiation Services (IMBS), in which South Africa’s State-owned Industrial Development Corporation holds... 

IDC, Palabora Mining partner technology minnow in pilot iron project

By: Martin Creamer The steel world's search for a commercially viable way of converting fine iron-ore waste into a ferrous-scrap supplement is over, a small new South African company claims. Coming up with a claimed home-grown solution to a long-standing Holy Grail of the steel industry is Iron Mineral... 

Thermal-processing plant to benefit SA mines

By: System Author Furnaces, kilns, ovens & dryers 

R1,5m facility for mineral research

By: System Author brand-new R1,5-million mineral- beneficiation research facility has been completed by thermal-process engineer Thermopower Furnaces at its Olifantsfontein, Gauteng, manufacturing plant. Construction on the building began in January this year after it was decided to designate separate facilities... 


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