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BASF opens new mining laboratory in South Africa

The new laboratory team will support customers throughout the African continent with technical services for solid-liquid separation, hydrometallurgy, flotation, agglomeration and tailings management.

“Africa is a vast continent with a wealth of raw materials and a growing population,” said Dr Dieter Kovar, Head of BASF’s Business Center South Africa and Sub-Sahara. “At the same time, the growing economy shows enormous potential for BASF. Through establishing a stronger local presence and more intensive strategic collaborations we will be able to even further support our customers and to enhance BASF’s market position.”