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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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Rio Tinto Energy & Minerals chief executive Bold Baatar said "RBM is an outstanding business, South Africa's largest mineral sands producer and, equally importantly, a fully beneficiated metallurgical complex.
It can do this, for example, by disallowing the exports of raw, beneficiated or semi-processed nickel ores from operating nickel mines.
At each mining hub--Newman, Yandi, Mining Area C and Jimblebar--ore is crushed, beneficiated (where necessary), and blended to create high-grade hematite lump and fines products.
XRD peaks of the raw and beneficiated diatomites are shown in Figures 4 and 5.
The material can be used internally for bio-generation, or beneficiated and processed to technical lignins for selling to global lignin markets.
Of the pupils that beneficiated from kinetic physical therapy during their school education, most of them had: epilepsy (12.7 %), followed by spastic tetraplegia (12 %), spastic paraplegia (4.8 %), spastic hemiparesis (3.6 %), chronic infantile encephalopathy (4.2 %), diplegia (2.4 %), hydrocephaly (1.8 %), spina bifida (1.8 %), neurologic crooked leg (3.0 %), microcephaly (0.6 %), tetraplegia (4.2 %), paraplegia (2.4 %) and monoparesis (0.6 %).
"Our region," he said, "has abundant resources, which, instead of being sold in raw form, at very low prices, must be exploited and beneficiated, in order to add value and cost to those products which we eventually export.
He also said that phase 2 of the project is in line with the government's position on value addition and that his company is fully committed to ensuring that the Namibian phosphate is beneficiated in Namibia to allow local farmers to have access to affordable high-value fertilizers.
Kaskad-2 is expected to produce 3mnt of beneficiated coal this year.
The Measured Resource provides increased confidence in a substantial mine life producing beneficiated phosphate rock at up to 2 million tonnes per annum.
On the occasion, the general manager of media and awareness-raising and official spokesman of SRCA, Ahmed Barayan said that more than 18 Saudi family from various provinces beneficiated from this stage, pointing out that they extended their sincere thanks and appreciation to Prince Faisal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, SRCA President for this humanitarian project which linked them to detained relatives.
The beneficiated rock samples were sent to Belgium to Prayon Technologies SA.