Mine of innovation

Excell, Jon
May 2005
Engineer (00137758);5/3/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7674, p8
Reports that a team of British engineers are to join forces with mining companies to develop technology that uses high-power microwave pulses to make rocks easier to grind. Participation of researchers from the University of Nottingham and power and sensing specialist e2v Technologies; Current technology inefficient and requires substantial electrical energy.


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