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beneficiation

[‚ben·ə‚fish·ē′ā·shən]
(metallurgy)
Improving the chemical or physical properties of an ore so that metal can be recovered at a profit. Also known as mineral dressing.

beneficiation

The improvement in the physical or chemical properties of a material by the removal or modification of undesirable components or impurities which it contains.
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But, as with minerals, most countries lack the infrastructure and expertise to beneficiate this talent and creativity into sustainable, let alone, profitable enterprises.
This is a very favourable mineral as it is easy to beneficiate by means of the flotation process.
A report obtained by Sudan Tribune Correspondent in Rumbek from UN sources indicates there are some 14,714 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the capital of the Lakes state beneficiate from food distribution.
In the same time, more and more people can beneficiate of better medical services on a global scale, and this leads to a strong growth of the life expectancy rate and to the aging of the population.
The separation and processing unit will be used to beneficiate fly ash produced by Units 5 and 6 of the Yeongheung Power Station, which are currently under construction and are scheduled for completion by December 2014.
Now is the time to forge relationships, cooperate with local businesses and beneficiate our raw materials.
If brought to law, the ban will accelerate the need for producer/exporters to beneficiate their coal using processes such as CCTI's Pristine (TM) and Pristine-M (TM).
The significance of this ore is to avoid the initial outlay for a flotation beneficiation plant, which will eventually be required to beneficiate the global resource at Barrow Creek 1.
will beneficiate from cheaper energy, environmental impact reduction and social acceptance of energy intensive industrial activities.
At a media conference today with Louisiana Governor, Bobby Jindal, Sasol's chief executive officer, David Constable, said there is significant opportunity to beneficiate the abundant gas reserves in the United States by leveraging Sasol's GTL experience and technology.
Chairman of Golden Concord Group Limited, Mr Gongshan Zhu, said, "We recognise that Linc Energy is the world leader in UCG with proven technology and technical capability to beneficiate coal resources via its UCG process and produce value added clean diesel and aviation fuels via GTL processing.