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By: Mary-Anne O’Donnell Position: Chief Executive Officer of Iron Mineral Beneficiation Services (IMBS) Pty Limited Main activity of the company: Iron making and technology development Date and place of birth: East London, May 11, 1959 Education: Rondebosch Boys High School. Computer programming and systems design 

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... 

Russians buy into South African minnow's iron innovation 

By: Martin Creamer Large Russian mining and steel company OAO Severstal has bought into new South African technology that converts abundant waste fines into iron feedstock for steelmaking. The process does not require the use of expensively priced coking coal and is able to make do with far cheaper thermal coal.... 


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