The brains behind Eskom's operations

5 Sep 2016 - 13:15
Professor Alison Lewis and CPU Team in the ice lab 2016
From Left; Professor Alison Lewis, Jemitias Chivavava, Genevieve Harding, Senzo Mgabhi, Benita Aspeling and Cledwyn Mangunda.

 

Professor Alison Lewis and her Crystallisation and Precipitation Unit (CPU) team are making news headlines as part of researchers behind Eskom's Eutectic Freeze Crystallisation Pilot Plant. This cutting edge technology, which is reported to recover about 98% water from liquid effluent discharge streams is located at Eskom's research, testing and development (RT&D). This has got curious minds thinking whether it is 'the solution' for infamous acid mine drainage (AMD) . See the full article in here.