Raking in the benefits

From CSIRO’s Process Magazine, February 2008:Although a rake may appear to be a fairly straightforward piece of technology, when used in mineral processing facilities, the difference between a well-designed or poorly-designed rake can mean millions of dollars in scaled, damaged or poorly operating equipment.Research is suggesting that even small changes to the size, shape, location Continue reading Raking in the benefits

Meeting of models helps reduce toxic waste

From Process magazine, October 2007:An unfortunate twist of chemistry means that one of the earth’s most beautiful metals requires one of the planet’s most deadly compounds to extract it from an ore body: gold mining relies on the use of cyanide to dissolve gold into solution so it can be recaptured as pure metal.The inevitable Continue reading Meeting of models helps reduce toxic waste