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In 1903 the syndicate became Minerals Separation Limited and widened its
scope by paying frz5 for the flotation process which the Italian engineer Froment
had invented soon after Potter's discovery in Melbourne. Minerals Separation ...
A few German cities thus indirectly made more than Broken Hill from the process
they had neither invented nor seen. ... Whereas all the earlier flotation processes
were blind processes that floated all the metals, his process could select the ...
The copper industry in fact had more incentive to develop the flotation process
than the lead-zinc industry. Many copper mines called for bubble experts as soon
as the process worked at Broken Hill. The flotation experts arrived with their ...
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The history of mining is central to Australian history, from the gold rushes of the 1860's which brought hundreds of thousand of immigrants, to the mountain ranges of iron ore and immense natural gas ... Read full review