Evonik develops efficient copper extraction

Speciality chemical provider Evonik has developed a new technology based on hydrogen peroxide to extract copper from ore, which it stated can significantly increase yield while overcoming the problem of difficult-to-remove impurities such as iron sulphides

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Evonik has developed a new technology to extract copper from ore

Using a small copper and gold mine in Australia as an example, Evonik developers have shown that the technology works on an industrial scale and can increase the copper yield by roughly 10%.