Molten salt technology to cut processing costs

By Kasia Patel
Published: Wednesday, 22 June 2016

The University of South Australia is partnering with Centrex for the development of molten salt technology, traditionally used in the solar and nuclear sectors, for the extraction and processing of minerals. Starting with potash processing at the Oxley project in Western Australia, the research could have broader implications for cost and environmental impact reductions in mineral refinement.

The University of South Australia has partnered with Centrex Metals Ltd to develop the use of molten salt technology for the reduction of energy and water usage in mineral processing.According to South Australian news service, The Lead, the collaborative research funding partnership is based around the Centrex-owned Oxley potash project...

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