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Seifelnassr, A.A.S., and Abouzeid, A.Z.M., New trends in mineral processing: exploitation of bacterial activities. Journal of Ore Dressing, Issue 4, 2000

K.-M. Khoo, Y.-P. Ting. Biosorption of gold by immobilized fungal biomass. Biochemical Engineering Journal, Vol.8 no.1, 2000

Breed, A.W., Dempers, C.J.N., and Hansford, G.S., Studies on the bioleaching of refractory concentrates. J. South African IMM, 100 (7), Nov./Dec. 2000

Nyombolo, B.M., Neale, J.W., and van Staden, P.J., Neutralization of bioleach liquors. J. South African IMM, 100 (7), Nov./Dec. 2000

Crundwell, F.K., Process performance of bacterial leaching reactors: the contribution of mathematical modelling. J. South African IMM, 100 (7), Nov./Dec. 2000

Crundwell, F.K., Holmes, P.R. and Fowler, T.A., How do bacteria intereact with minerals? J. South African IMM, 100 (7), Nov./Dec. 2000

Neale, J.W., Pinches, A., and Deeplaul, V., Mintek-BacTech's bacterial-oxidation technology for refractory gold concentrates: Beaconsfield and beyond. J. South African IMM, 100 (7), Nov./Dec. 2000

V.I. Groudeva, S.N. Groudev, A.S. Doycheva. Bioremediation of waters contaminated with crude oil and toxic heavy metals. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

S.N. Groudev, I.I. Spasova, P.S. Georgiev. In situ bioremediation of soils contaminated with radioactive elements and toxic heavy metals. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

A. Sandstrom, E. Mattsson. Bacterial ferrous iron oxidation of acid mine drainage as pre-treatment for subsequent metal recovery. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

K.A. Natarajan, Namita Deo. Role of bacterial interaction and bioreagents in iron ore flotation. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

X. Zheng, P.J. Arps, R.W. Smith. Adhesion of two bacteria onto dolomite and apatite: their effect on dolomite depression in anionic flotation. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

P.K. Sharma, K. Hanumantha Rao, K.S.E. Forssberg, K.A. Natarajan. Surface chemical characterisation of Paenibacillus polymyxa before and after adaptation to sulfide minerals. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

N. Deo, K.A. Natarajan, P. Somasundaran. Mechanisms of adhesion of Paenibacillus polymyxa onto hematite, corundum and quartz. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

T. Sato, S. Ishibashi, T. Kimizuka, G. Yamauchi, K.-i. Oshiman. Synthesized ultrafine magnetic minerals and their suppressive effect on the growth of turfgrass mold. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

I.A.H. Schneider, J. Rubio, R.W. Smith. Biosorption of metals onto plant biomass: exchange adsorption or surface precipitation? Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

D. Santhiya, S. Subramanian, K.A. Natarajan, K. Hanumantha Rao, K.S.E. Forssberg. Bio-modulation of galena and sphalerite surfaces using Thiobacillus thiooxidans. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

S.S. Vasan, J.M. Modak, K.A. Natarajan. Some recent advances in the bioprocessing of bauxite. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

R. Ruitenberg, C.E. Schultz, C.J.N. Buisman. Bio-oxidation of minerals in air-lift loop bioreactors. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

T. Cabral, I. Ignatiadis. Mechanistic study of the pyrite-solution interface during the oxidative bacterial dissolution of pyrite (FeS2) by using electrochemical techniques. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

D. Nestor, U. Valdivia, A.P. Chaves. Mechanisms of bioleaching of a refractory mineral of gold with Thiobacillus ferrooxidans. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

I. Ignatiadis, M. Amalhay. Experimental study of corrosion of two stainless steels during the oxidative bacterial dissolution of pyrite using mass loss and electrochemical techniques. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

P.A. Spencer. Influence of bacterial culture selection on the operation of a plant treating refractory gold ore. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

D. Karamanev, A. Margaritis, N. Chong. The application of ore immobilization to the bioleaching of refractory gold concentrate. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

M. Gericke, A. Pinches, J.V. van Rooyen. Bioleaching of a chalcopyrite concentrate using an extremely thermophilic culture. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

H.M. Lizama. Copper bioleaching behaviour in an aerated heap. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.62, no.1-4, 2000

S. Ubaldini, F. Veglio, L. Toro, C. Abbruzzese. Combined Bio-Hydrometallurgical Process for Gold Recovery From Refractory Stibnite. Minerals Engineering, Vol.14-15, no.12, Nov. 2000

T.L. Deng, M.X. Liao, M.H. Wang, Y.-W. Chen, N. Belzile. Investigations of Accelerating Parameters for the Biooxidation of Low-Grade Refractory Gold Ores. Minerals Engineering, Vol.14-15, no.12, Nov. 2000

Y. Sag, A. Yalcuk, T. Kutsal. Use of a mathematical model for prediction of the performance of the simultaneous biosorption of Cr(VI) and Fe(III) on Rhizopus arrhizus in a semi-batch reactor. Hydrometallurgy, Vol.59 no.1, 2000

D. Barba, F. Beolchini, F. Veglio. A simulation study on biosorption of heavy metals by confined biomass in UF/MF membrane reactors. Hydrometallurgy, Vol.59 no.1, 2000

J.A. Brierley, Expanding role of microbiology in metallurgical processes. Mining Engineering, Vol. 52 No. 11, November 2000

S. Ubaldini, F. Veglio, F. Beolchini, L. Toro, C. Abbruzzese. Gold recovery from a refractory pyrrhotite ore by biooxidation. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.60, no.3-4, 2000

A. Mazuelos, F. Carranza, I. Palencia, R. Romero. High efficiency reactor for the biooxidation of ferrous iron. Hydrometallurgy, Vol.58 no.3, 2000

K. Blight, D.E. Ralph, S. Thurgate. Pyrite surfaces after bio-leaching: a mechanism for bio-oxidation. Hydrometallurgy, Vol.58 no.3, 2000

M. Climo, H.R. Watling, W. van Bronswijk. Biooxidation as Pre-Treatment for a Telluride-Rich Refractory Gold Concentrate. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.12, Oct. 2000

C. Freitas, M. Fialova, J. Zahradnik, J-.A. Teixeira. Hydrodynamics of a three-phase external-loop airlift bioreactor. Chemical Engineering Science, Vol.55 no.21, 2000

Canty, M., Hiebert, R., Thompson, L., Clark, P., and Beckman, S., Integrated bioreactor system for the treatment of cyanide, metals and nitrates in mine process water.  Mining Engineering, Vol. 52 No. 9, September 2000

C. Aldrich, D. Feng. Removal of Heavy Metals from Wastewater Effluents by Biosorptive Flotation. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.10-11, Sept. 2000

M.B. Stott, H.R. Watling, P.D. Franzmann, D. Sutton. The Role of Iron-Hydroxy Precipitates in the Passivation of Chalcopyrite During Bioleaching. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.10-11, Sept. 2000

M.X. Loukidou, A.I. Zouboulis. Comparison of two biological treatment processes using attached-growth biomass for sanitary landfill leachate treatment. Environmental Pollution, Vol.111 no.2, 2000

L. Chai, W. Wei, M. Okido. Studies on Effect of Cu(II) on Growth of Thiobacillus Ferrooxidans Using Series Piezoelectric Quartz Crystal. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.8-9, Aug. 2000

P.R. Gogate, A.A.C.M. Beenackers, A.B. Pandit. Multiple-impeller systems with a special emphasis on bioreactors: a critical review. Biochemical Engineering Journal, Vol.6 no.2, 2000

M.N.V. Prasad, H. Freitas. Removal of toxic metals from solution by leaf, stem and root phytomass of Quercus ilex L. (holly oak). Environmental Pollution, Vol.110 no.2, 2000

Castro, I.M., et al, Bioleaching of zinc and nickel from silicates using Aspergillus niger cultures. Hydrometallurgy, Vol.57 no.1, Aug. 2000

K.A. Third, R. Cord-Ruwisch, H.R. Watling. The role of iron-oxidizing bacteria in stimulation or inhibition of chalcopyrite bioleaching. Hydrometallurgy, Vol.57 no.3, 2000

S.A. Rouf, M. Moo-Young, J.M. Scharer, P.L. Douglas. Single versus multiple bioreactor scale-up: economy for high-value products. Biochemical Engineering Journal, Vol.6 no.1, 2000

Santhiya, D., Subramanian, S., and Natarajan, K.A., Surface chemical studies on galena and sphalerite in the presence of thiobacillus thiooxidans with reference to mineral beneficiation. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.7, July 2000

Sampson, M.I., Phillips, C.V., and Ball, A.S., Investigation of the attachment of thiobacillus ferrooxidans to mineral sulfides using scanning electron microscopy analysis. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.6, June 2000

Smalley, N., and Davis, G., Operation of the Las Cruces ferric sulphate leach pilot plant. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.6, June 2000

D.W. Koren, W.D. Gould, P. Bedard. Biological removal of ammonia and nitrate from simulated mine and mill effluents. Hydrometallurgy, Vol.56 no.2, 2000

T. Kai, Y.-i. Suenaga, A. Migita, T. Takahashi. Kinetic model for simultaneous leaching of zinc sulfide and manganese dioxide in the presence of iron-oxidizing bacteria. Chemical Engineering Science, Vol.55 no.17, 2000

R. Fedel-Moen, S.R. Ragusa, R.W.L. Kimber and B.D. Williams. Degradation of metal cyanide complexes by microorganisms. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No.2, May 2000

K.S. Noah and G.J. Olson. Biochemical removal of HAP precursors from coal INEEL slurry column testing. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No.2, May 2000

P. Somasundaran, Namita Deo and K.A. Natarajan. Utility of bioreagents in mineral processing. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No.2, May 2000

J.L. González-Chávez, F. González, A. Ballester and M.L. Blázquez. Effect of mesophilic microorganisms on the electrochemical behavior of galena. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No.2, May 2000

G. Southam, W.S. Fyfe and T.J. Beveridge. Immobilization of free ionic gold and L-asparagine-complexed ionic gold by Sporosarcina ureae: The importance of organo-gold complexes in gold mobility. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No.2, May 2000

H.L. Ehrlich. Ocean manganese nodules: Biogenesis and bioleaching possibilities. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No.2, May 2000

K. Kuyucak. Microorganisms, biotechnology and acid rock drainage emphasis on passive-biological control and treatment methods. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No.2, May 2000

D.N. Thompson, R.L. Sayer and K.S. Noah. Sawdust-supported passive bioremediation of western United States acid rock drainage in engineered wetland systems. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No.2, May 2000

L. Bernoth, I. Firth, P. McAllister and S. Rhodes. Biotechnologies for remediation and pollution control in the mining industry. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 17 No.2, May 2000

S. Monni, M. Salemaa, C. White, E. Tuittila, M. Huopalainen. Copper resistance of Calluna vulgaris originating from the pollution gradient of a Cu-Ni smelter, in southwest Finland. Environmental Pollution, Vol.109 no.2, 2000

H. Dahmani-Muller, F. van Oort, B. Gelie, M. Balabane. Strategies of heavy metal uptake by three plant species growing near a metal smelter. Environmental Pollution, Vol.109 no.2, 2000

F. Baroni, A. Boscagli, G. Protano, F. Riccobono. Antimony accumulation in Achillea ageratum, Plantago lanceolata and Silene vulgaris growing in an old Sb-mining area. Environmental Pollution, Vol.109 no.2, 2000

S. Monni, M. Salemaa, N. Millar. The tolerance of Empetrum nigrum to copper and nickel. Environmental Pollution, Vol.109 no.2, 2000

AK Mathur, K Viswamohan, KB Mohanty, VK Murthy, ST Seshadrinath. Uranium extraction using biogenic ferric sulfate a case study of quartz chlorite ore from Jaduguda, Singhbhum thrust belt (STB), Bihar, India. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.5, May 2000

V Nedelkoska, PM Doran. Characteristics of heavy metal uptake by plant species with potential for phytoremediation and phytomining. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.5, May 2000

J.J. McNee and J.D. Robertson, Development of a new water sampling device to measure biologically-available metals in natural waters and mine effluents. CIM Bulletin, Vol. 93 (1037), Feb. 2000

MI Sampson, CV Phillips, RC Blake Ii. Influence of the attachment of acidophilic bacteria during the oxidation of mineral sulfides. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.4, April 2000

H Sato, H. Nakazawa. Effect of silver chloride on the bioleaching of chalcopyrite concentrate. Int. J. Mineral Processing, Vol.59, no.1, 2000

Y. Sag. Equilibrium parameters for the single- and multi-component biosorption of Cr(VI) and Fe(III) ions on R. arrhizus in a packed column. Hydrometallurgy, Vol.55 no.2, 2000

F Habashi. Biohydrometallurgy and the environment toward the mining of the 21th century. Hydrometallurgy, Vol.55 no.1, 2000

M Romantschuk, I Sarand, T Petanen, R Peltola, M Jonsson-Vihanne, T Koivula, K Yrjala, K Haahtela. Means to improve the effect of in situ bioremediation of contaminated soil: an overview of novel approaches. Environmental Pollution, Vol.107 no.2, 2000

JH Langwaldt, JA Puhakka. On-site biological remediation of contaminated groundwater: a review. Environmental Pollution, Vol.107 no.2, 2000

JK Jansson, K Bjorklof, AM Elvang, KS Jorgensen. Biomarkers for monitoring efficacy of bioremediation by microbial inoculants. Environmental Pollution, Vol.107 no.2, 2000

K Petera, P Ditl. Effect of pressure profile on evaluation of volumetric mass transfer coefficient KLA in bioreactors. Biochemical Engineering Journal, Vol.5 no.1, 2000

M Vossoughi, I Alemzadeh. Some investigation on bioflocculant producing bacteria. Biochemical Engineering Journal, Vol.5 no.1, 2000

M. Nemati, J. Lowenadler, S.T. L. Harrison. Particle size effects in bioleaching of pyrite by acidophilic thermophile Sulfolobus metallicus (BC). Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology vol.53, p.173-179, 2000.

M Nemati, STL Harrison. A comparative study on thermophilic and mesophilic biooxidation of ferrous iron. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.1, Jan.2000

JJ Derksen, K Buist, G Van Weert, MA Reuter. Oxygen transfer in agitated silica and pyrite slurries. Minerals Engineering, Vol.13, no.1, Jan.2000

 

   

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