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MEI Online: Analytical Techniques & Applied Mineralogy: Latest News: December 20th 2017


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:: New Era for Gold Analysis


Two commercially-available technologies, each with their own advantages, offer a new level of data on gold concentrations and can be used to optimise processes for greater value recovery. LOUIS WHITE reports

Gold is one of our most precious commodities, worth $1,281 per ounce at the time of writing. Its value on the stockmarket is as fascinating as its history and it continues to be one of the most popular investment options for many people today.

Everyone wants to extract more value out of their own investment and gold is no exception to that rule of thumb. Recognising the potential to capture more value in the processing step, CSIRO has developed new analysis technologies for gold and other precious metals.

These technologies will help the gold industry to recover more value from ore and waste streams at the processing stage.

“Over the last few years we have developed two technologies for use in gold mining and processing,” CSIRO group leader, Michael Millen, says.

Read the full article here: www.csiro.au/en/Research/MRF/Areas/Resourceful-magazine/Issue-13/New-era-for-gold-analysis




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