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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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The global metal ore mining market includes various establishments that are developing mine sites, ore beneficiating, as well as many other operations.
'The integrated steel manufacturing project has its focal point in mining iron ore, Beneficiating, pelletising and transforming into Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) which is the primary raw material in steel manufacturing.'
As we noted in October ("Boral transforms sub-grade ash to performance, lightweight aggregate," page 16), Atlanta-based Boral Resources will extend CCP recycling and fly ash output through licensing of a lightweight aggregate process converting low-grade CCP to ASTM C330- or C1761-level product; and, beneficiating ash in Pennsylvania extracted from the site of a former generating station.
Unless we address the issues, all the talk of beneficiating anything is way off."
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 new-look Gencor's major interests now cover Gengold (gold producer); Impala Platinum (platinum producer); Richards Bay Minerals (Gencor has an effective 25% interest in a group of companies mining and beneficiating heavy minerals to produce titanium slag, rutile, high purity iron and zircon); Trans-Natal (the coal group); Samancor (the ferro-alloys supplier); Alusaf and Columbus.
The chemicals manufacturing market consists of the sales of chemicals by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) that produce chemicals based on the transformation of organic and inorganic raw materials by a chemical process and the formulation of products (but excluding beneficiating of mining output, refining of crude petroleum, manufacturing of aluminium oxide, primary metal manufacturing, beverage distilling, tobacco manufacturing).