Mineral Processing and the Environment

Mineral Processing and the Environment

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Mineral processing technologies have been used for decades to protect the environment and many examples of such applications are given here. The book covers four major subject areas: fundamentals; environmental pollution and its prevention; separation processes; and innovative techniques.
Audience: Scientists, engineers and technologists conducting both applied and basic research into the different environmental aspects of mineral processing.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 403 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 27.94mm | 748.42g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1998 ed.
  • X, 403 p.
  • 0792350855
  • 9780792350859

Table of contents

Preface. Fundamentals. Hydrophobic Agglomeration of Fine Particles; Z. Sadowski. Electrokinetic Behaviour of Sulphide Minerals: A Contribution to the Chemistry of Flotation; G.P. Gallios, et al. Bacterial Leaching of Minerals; F.J. Garcia Frutos. Legal Framework for Environmental Protection in Mineral Processing Activities; A. Turkman, H. Mordogan. Environmental Pollution and Prevention. Air-Pollutant Emissions and Imissions from Metallurgical Industry; E. Vircikova, J. Macala. Electrochemical Approach to Pollutants Removal and Destruction; C.A.C. Sequeira. Electrohydrometallurgical Recovery of Cadmium and Nickel from Spent Batteries; C.A.C. Sequeira. The Treatment of Radioactive Liquid Wastes and the Problems Connected with the Long Term Storage of Radioelements; C. Loos-Neskovic. Removal and Recovery of Metals from Dilute Solutions: Applications of Flotation Techniques; K.A. Matis, et al. Separation Processes. Desulphurization of Coal to Protect the Environment; G. Ozbayoglu. Extraction of Priority Pollutants Using Inorganic Ion Exchangers; M.J. Hudson. Arsenic Removal from Effluents of Copper Plants; V. Nenov, et al. Hydrometallurgy of Precious Metals: Effects on the Environment; S.S. Gaydardiev. New Developments in the Processing of Chromite Tailings; M.Z. Dogan, et al. Innovative Techniques. Recycling of Plastics: Application of Flotation; J. Frenay, et al. Mineral Processing Technology Applied to the Remediation of Contaminated Soils; G.J.P. Morizot. Electroflotation in Waste Water Treatment: Results and Perspectives; A.M. Romanov. The Biosorption Process: An Innovation in Reclamation of Toxic Metals; A.I. Zouboulis, K.A. Matis. List of Contributors. List ofParticipants. Index.
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