South African institute develops reclaimed PCC process

By Jessica Roberts
Published: Thursday, 02 February 2012

Waste treatment process yields high purity precipitated calcium carbonate

Researchers at South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have developed a new process to reclaim high quality precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) from calcium-rich industrial solid waste, recently filing a patent application.


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