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tailings

Residual gamma-radiation-rich, sandy waste remaining after extraction of uranium from mined ore.
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Hubei Shengrong, formed in 2009 in China, is a high-tech company engaged in the development, manufacturing and sales of environmental protection equipment with a focus on recycling industrial solid waste and mining tailings.
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Berkeley Mineral Resources PLC (Berkeley Mineral) (LSE: BMR), a company that deals with processing mining tailings, has conditionally placed a total of 136,666,666 new ordinary shares in the capital of the company.
The multi-billion dollar global markets for the MR3 System include the processing and treatment of electric arc furnace dust, nuclear wastes, semiconductor manufacturing and electroplating effluents, mercury and metal hydroxide sludges, precious metals mining tailings, and other industrial waste streams containing high concentrations of valuable metals.

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