"In 1992 Byron Knelson came to visit our newly installed 30" Knelson at the Zlate Hory (Gold Hill) gold-zinc-copper mine in Czechoslovakia. We collected Byron from Prague airport and our driver Vaclav transported us in his trusty Lada to the mine site nestled in the pine forests of northern Moravia, close to the Polish border. John le Carre would have loved it here. We already had one major success importing western technology to the eastern bloc, having successfully tested, installed and commissioned a Mozley MGS separator to recover gold from the flotation concentrate. We then embarked on a programme to scavenge gold from the flotation tailings. Some promising initial testwork was completed using a 7.5" model; a 30" Knelson was subsequently installed and successfully recovered gold from the flotation tailings stream."
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