Lifter turns bauxite into 'gold'

A BAUXITE refinery in Western Australia has reportedly saved $20 million by installing a Twin Chamber Pulp Lifter developed by a research student at the University of Queensland’s Julius Kruttschnitt Research Centre.

Sanjeeva Latchireddi invented the TCPL as part of the internationally recognised AMIRA/JKMRC P9 project, in which the mining industry has invested significant financial support.

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