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Flotation (rotation) cost

The costs associated with creating capital through the issue of new stocks or bonds, including the compensation earned by the investment banker plus legal, accounting and printing expenses.

flotation

the process by which a new company or an established PRIVATE LIMITED COMPANY becomes a PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY and issues SHARES to the general public. By going public a company is able to raise large amounts of capital by issuing a PROSPECTUS inviting shareholders to subscribe for shares. See SHARE ISSUE.

flotation

the issue of shares in a newly established or existing private company whereby the company goes ‘public’ and obtains a listing of its shares on the STOCK EXCHANGE. See SHARE ISSUE.
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The Floatation therapy rooms design was inspired by the five elements of nature, with decorative features of ocean imagery and a cloud design painted on the ceiling to further add to the relaxing atmosphere.
Media sources said that the bank could consider a floatation along with other expansion possibilities such as acquisition of a bank.
Froth floatation of coal has been extensively studied and found to be feasible in enhancing the quality of coal by removal of unwanted minerals such as pyrite which is easily separated.
Very few studies have been completed on floatation of oil shale since the floatability of shales was found to be a difficult process [7].
The removal of inclusions from molten aluminum by floatation is a commercially accepted technique for improving metal cleanness," said Luiz Martins, RPT Technologies, Inc.
The rotary impeller degasser, used initially to remove hydrogen from liquid aluminum, has enabled foundrymen to enhance the floatation process.
The Technical Report proposes that the Company construct a 1,000,000 tonnes per year processing plant which includes 3-stage crushing followed by floatation circuits.
The Company has received the initial capital cost estimates for a combined underground mine and floatation concentrator from the Project Managers Read Swatman & Voight (Pty) Ltd, with Senet CC producing all the process plant designs.
In conjunction with the metallurgical and delineation studies, engineering consultants have been appointed to begin detailed engineering studies of a floatation concentrator and associated tailings facility.
Concurrently with the offering, the Company expects to complete its pending initial floatation of its shares on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and the sale of 2,250,000 shares to Telia AB of Sweden, the Company's largest shareholder.