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Safety Procedures for an Anionic Flocculant

An anionic flocculant is a chemical compound that is used to separate solid waste matter from waste water in a variety of industrial and commercial applications. Common areas of use include the clarification of dirty mine water, clarification of storm water sedimentation basins and the cleansing of industrial wastewater. However, as with most chemical compounds, […]

Determination of the Charge Density of Anionic Polyacrylamide

Although there are starch based flocculants available, it is the various polyacrylamide compounds that are most commonly used in the mining and petroleum industries. It is primarily used as a method for enhancing the sedimentation of solids in the water treatment processes as well as a mobility control agent in enhanced oil recovery processes. It […]

Senmin of South Africa is the sole local manufacturer of chemicals used for the beneficiation and flocculation of a wide range of ore bodies

Sector Publication: Manufacturing Digital Territory Publication: African Business Review Company Name: Senmin International (Pty) Ltd Headline: Senmin: Mining Chemicals Specialist Written by: Kevin Doyle, Senior Editor Produced by: Nizar Kanafani Standfirst: Senmin of South Africa is the sole local manufacturer of chemicals used for the beneficiation and flocculation of a wide range of ore bodies. […]

Competition Tribunal conditionally approves intermediate merger

We are pleased to announce that on 8 November 2012 the Competition Tribunal conditionally approved the intermediate merger involving Senmin International, a subsidiary of AECI Limited and Cellulose Derivatives. Accordingly the parties agreed to effectively implement the transaction as of 1 December 2012. Senmin is a supplier and distributor of mining chemicals with its main […]

Innovation drives use of biotechnology in flocculation process

Technical Director Dr. Patrick Dicks — “The polyacrylamide plant is the first time in the world on an industrial scale where biotechnology is being used in the manufacturing process. It’s a zero effluent plant with energy consumption that is considerably lower than original process.” For more information click here to contact us