n IMIESA - Success for new technology in low-smoke fuel project : company news




Extracted from text ... IMIESA OCTOBER 2006 - 73 Coal and torbanite have successfully been sorted for the first time with the use of advanced X-ray technology - never before been used for this function. This technology, MikroSort Dual Energy X-ray imaging, has opened up new possibilities for commercially viable mining of a high-value coal and torbanite seam near Kinross. Provisional results of a feasibility study at Mintek show recoveries of up to 98% of pure coal. The 2.3 metre thick seam at Kinross consists of a layer of torbanite sandwiched between two layers of A-grade export quality coal. Owing to similarities between ..


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