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Derek Oldnall
Derek Oldnall

First metallic iron from Palabora pilot project June 2012 Video Available

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...
19th July 2011

IDC, Palabora Mining partner technology minnow in pilot iron project

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...
8th October 2010
Furnaces, Kilns, Ovens and Dryers

Thermal-processing plant to benefit SA mines

Furnaces, kilns, ovens & dryers
26th May 2000
Diversified Miners

R1,5m facility for mineral research

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...
28th May 1999
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