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Bubbles capture minerals and toxic algae

A radical flotation technology has earned Australia over $4 billion in mineral exports each year by improving mineral particle recovery from wastewater.

Jameson Cell technology is used in over 300 mineral processing plants worldwide. Credit: University of Newcastle

Chemical engineer Graeme Jameson, AO, of the University of Newcastle, developed the technology, which was first used in mineral processing plants and is now being applied to other industrial practices.

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