Rashid Black Sand Processing Factory Visit

Category: 2015 , NPSS Events

The IEEE NPSS AlexSC was pleased to organize a visit to the black sand processing factory at Rashid located 65 km east of Alexandria. Black sand is a source of Thorium which can be used as a nuclear fuel in nuclear power plants. The visit encompasses visiting the concentration facility where the different concentration types were recognized – namely, physical, electrical, and magnetic concentration. Moreover, the visit clarified the different products of the black sand and their different potential utilizations.

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