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Tuesday November 14th


Technical Session 1 - Sustainability and System Design

On the wise production and use of metals
T. Lehner (Boliden Mineral AB/Lulea University of Technology, Sweden)

Sustainability and steel: a matter of application and innovative design
S. Gale, P. Bangerter (Hatch Associates, Australia) and T. Mackay (Hatch Africa, South Africa)

Dynamic, long term optimisation of the coal-electricity supply chain: an agent analysis for industrial ecology
B. Cohen (University of Cape Town, South Africa), L. Basson (University of Surrey, UK), and J. Petrie (University of Sydney, Australia)

Regional resource synergies in the Australian minerals industry: case-studies and enabling tools
D. van Beers, A. Bossilkov (Curtin University of Technology, Australia), G.D. Corder (University of Queensland, Australia) and R. van Berkel (Centre for Sustainable Resource Processing, Australia)

Some observations on sustainability and how it might apply to the minerals industry
S. Green (Centre for Sustainable Resource Processing, Australia)

Reactionary or visionary? Innovation in the mineral industry - a Nordic perspective
K. Nielsen and R.A. Kleiv (Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway)

Development of a new a methodology to translate identified ELV’s treatment limits into requirements for automotive design feedback
N. Haoues, Y. Leroy, H. Renard, D. Froelich (ENSAM de Chambéry, France)

From product to material analysis - challenges, chances and limits of LCA
J. Pflieger (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

The use of fuzzy set models to link product design, recycling and environment
A. van Schaik (Delft Technical University, The Netherlands) and M.A. Reuter (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Exergy as a tool for evaluation of the resource efficiency of recycling systems
O. Ignatenko, A. van Schaik (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands) and M.A. Reuter (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Reducing the environmental impacts of metal cycles: copper in the USA
D. Giurco (Institute for Sustainable Futures, Australia) and J.G. Petrie (University of Sydney, Australia)

Rapid emission troubleshooting
D. Moolman (CSense, South Africa)

Energy Efficiency Analysis (EEA) as baseline study for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Joint Implementation (JI) on the example of the steel industry
J. Gediga (PE Europe GmbH, Germany)

Digital visual simulation for design of mineral and metal recycling processes and of secondary products
R.A. Williams and X. Jia (University of Leeds, UK)

The role of alloying constituents in ecological valuation of metals
M. Classen (EMPA - Materials Science & Technology, Switzerland)

Technological characterization of kaolin tailing from small scale mining in RN and PB states - Brazil
J.Y.P. Leite, L.L. Souza (CEFET/RN, Brazil), R.F.S. Lima, J.B.A. Paulo (UFRN-PPGEQ, Brazil) and M. Pinheiro (Armil Mineracao do Nordeste, Brazil)

Active and passive gangue: a framework for mineral extraction, disposal and finance
J.J. Cilliers (Imperial College London, UK)


Wednesday November 15th


Technical Session 2 - Recycling and Waste Processing

The art of sustainable precious metals recycling
J. Brusselaers (Umicore Precious Metals Refining, Belgium)

Metal recycling
I. Auranen (Metso Minerals Oy, Finland) and A. van der Beek (Metso Lindemann GmbH, Germany)

Low CO2-emission technologies for iron and steelmaking as well as titanium slag production
A. Orth and N. Anastasijevic (Outokumpu Technology GmbH, Germany)

State of the art of plastic sorting and recycling: feedback to vehicle design (summary of Renault project)
H. Renard, E. Maris and D. Froelich (ENSAM de Chambéry, France)

On the measurement of multidimensional separability curves from shredded consumer goods
K. Heiskanen, H. Lehto and T. Utriainen (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)

Investigating the use of vertical vibration to recover recyclable materials
N. Mohabuth, P. Hall and N.J. Miles (University of Nottingham, UK)

Metal depletion and supply: the many facets of scarcity
P. Wäger and M. Classen (EMPA - Materials Science & Technology, Switzerland)

Evaluation of the recycling of coated magnesium using exergy analysis
C. Meskers et al (Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands) and M. Reuter (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Effect of lead on the removal of impurities in the silver recycling processes
T. Mamuro, T. Hara and I. Jimbo (Tokai University, Japan)

Waste yeast for cost reduction of precious metal recovery from aqueous wastewaters
C. Mack, B. Wilhelmi, J.R. Duncan and J.E. Burgess (Rhodes University, South Africa)

Recycling of waste pickle acid by precipitation of metal fluoride hydrates
K.M. Österdahl and Å.C. Rasmuson (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

Treatment of an acid mine drainage through a ferrite formation process in central Hokkaido, Japan
S.P. Herrera et al (Hokkaido University, Japan), Y. Ochi (Ataka Construction & Engineering, Japan), N. Iyatomi (Nittetsu Mining Co., Japan), and S. Nagae (Japan Oil, Gas & Metals Corp., Japan)

Reduction of arsenic leaching from various rocks by controlling geochemical conditions
T. Igarashi, T. et al (Hokkaido University, Japan), and H. Imagawa (Nippon Mining & Chemicals Co. Ltd, Japan)

Pilot plant for wet physical separation of MSWI bottom ash
Lenka Muchova (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)

Multi-product identified for production from kimberlite tailing
K. Kumar, C. Kesava Rao and S. Chandra (NMDC Ltd., India)




Copper electrowinning from a cyanide copper plating bleed stream
A.J.B. Dutra, G.P. Rocha and F.R. Pombo (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Compared biosorption studies of cadmium and zinc removal with rhodocococus opacus for environmental applications
T.G.P. Vásquez, B.A.E. Casas, M.L. Torem and L.M.S. Mesquita (Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Recovery of zinc and cadmium from industrial residue by leaching / cementation
L.R. Gouvea and C.A. Morais (CDTN/CNEN, Brazil)

Airborne free silica particles: a hazard to workers health
A.E.C. Peres and R.Z.L. Cançado (UFMG, Brazil)

Liquid - liquid extraction of thorium and uranium from monazite sulphuric liquor
J.C.B.S. Amaral and C.A. Morais (CDTN/CNEN, Brazil)

Removal of humic acid from water by precipitate flotation using cationic surfactants
M.C. Brum and J.F. de Oliveira (COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil)

Mineralogy of an environmentally acceptable ferrochromium slag product
P.A. Tanskanen and H.T. Makkonen (University of Oulu, Finland)

Irreversible environmental degradation: lessons from past
M. Ghorbani, N.M. Pak (Arianzamin Research Center, Iran) and A. Kani (Shahid Beheshti University, Iran)



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