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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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A Denver DR floatation machine was used to perform froth floatation.
A full factorial analysis was used to determine the most effective parameters influencing the floatation process of El-Lajjun oil shale (Table 1).
Floatation agents kerosene, DMSO, calcium lignosulfonate, sodium lignosulfonate, sulphonated naphthalene, diethyl ketone, and Fuel oil #2 were used as collectors.
Thereafter the solution was placed in the floatation cell, air flow rate was adjusted to 2 L/min, and the rotation speed of the impeller was kept at 1000 Rev/min.
The amount of ash left is taken for indicator of the amount of enhancement or the recovery of organic material by floatation.
The maximum enhancement was approximately around 3% achieved in two stages froth floatation as shown in Table 3.
The floatation of oil shale from a mixture of oil shale and phosphate has shown a high recovery of oil shale in the froth since most of the phosphate has stayed in the tailing part.
Similarly, floatation of oil shale in a mixture of oil shale and calcite has shown a high recovery of oil shale in the froth layer.
Floatation of oil shale has shown a poor recovery of oil-rich components with a maximum of 3% enhancement when using fuel oil #2 as a collector.
Martins said dross can indicate whether floatation is properly removing inclusions.
UNICO expects that the design of the mill will take advantage of gravity by stepping the ore down from the ball mill to the floatation circuits and finally into the thickening/ filtration stage.