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beneficiate

(ˌbɛnɪˈfɪʃɪeɪt)
vb (tr)
(Mining & Quarrying) to process (ores) through reduction
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Verb1.beneficiate - process (ores or other raw materials), as by reductionbeneficiate - process (ores or other raw materials), as by reduction
metallurgy - the science and technology of metals
process, treat - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
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This is what we called a PPP initiative, and with this THRIP symposium we are targeting the agro-processing sector which is one of our Industrial Policy priority sectors that we have to develop and promote for reasons of beneficiating our produce and ensuring that we create sustainable jobs in South Africa, said Zikode.
Unless we address the issues, all the talk of beneficiating anything is way off.
The decree, envisaged to be an incentive for producers in the DRC to start beneficiating more copper in the country, had, however, several legal and practical flaws.
Criticising conventional banking, he said it is just compiling "toxic loans" or "bad debt", which is not beneficiating the economy.
Ironstone, in conjunction with HATCH, has developed an enhanced direct reduced iron and segregation technology, originally developed on a lab scale by the Alberta Research Council, for beneficiating ubiquitous oolitic ironstones into iron metallics and extracting by-products such as vanadium pentoxide and other economic minerals.
High and stable temperatures are the main characteristic of this dry region, located at 420 meters below sea level, beneficiating also from high barometric pressure (800 mm Hg), and therefore from a higher oxygen partial pressure.
In the recent years, shaking tables along with hydro sizers and moving belt separators have been successfully employed for beneficiating manganese fines up to 200 mesh.
The Westport Titanium Joint Venture is examining the feasibility of mining, beneficiating and upgrading ilmenite to titania slag.
The IBISWorld Iron Ore Mining in China industry report consists of companies mainly engaged in mining and beneficiating (removal of impurities) iron ores.
By beneficiating our minerals, by processing our agricultural produce, we will be able to realise their full potential value.
In beneficiating plants preparing concentrates for WPPA plants, processing is conducted in the wet state and no hazardous chemicals are used.
The Copper Ore Mining in China industry report is comprised of enterprises mainly engaged in mining and beneficiating copper ores.