Perspectives: From the Editor

IChemE Names Global Award Winners

Technology aimed at gold mining takes the gold

By MARK ROSENZWEIG, Editor in Chief

In early November, the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Rugby, U.K., announced the winners of the IChemE Global Awards 2014. The honors recognize accomplishments in more than a dozen categories. Synergen Met Pty. Ltd., Brisbane, Australia, and the University of Queensland, Brisbane, received the “Overall Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering,” beating more than 60 other entries. In addition, they won the “Core Chemical Engineering Award” for their development.

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