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IDC supporting entry of superior platinum processing route – Malinga

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A bankable feasibility study has been completed on a new platinum processing method that slashes electricity consumption by eliminating the power-guzzling smelting step in the processing of platinum-group metals (PGMs), Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) divisional executive: mining and metals industries Abel Malinga enthused on Wednesday Speaking to Mining Weekly Online in a video interview, Malinga said the process removes the need to melt PGM concentrate at a high temperature and consumes considerably less electricity for every tonne of concentrate processed. (Also watch attached Creamer Media video).

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