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Thursday 16th June

08.40 Opening Remarks
B.A. Wills (MEI, UK)

09.00 Poster Introductions

09.00 Marble processing plant design (MPPD) with the aid of the computer programme
A.H. Deliormanli and E. Yalcin (Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey)

09.05 Improvement of phosphoric acid filtration rate from Egyptian phosphate concentrate through organic and inorganic additives
E.A. Abdel-Aal at al (CMRDI, Egypt) and H. El-Shall (University of Florida, USA)

09.10 Adsorption of heavy metals from phosphoric acid by activated bentonite
A. Mellah (Centre de Recherche Nucleaire de Draria, Algeria) and D. Benachour (Universite Ferhat Abbas, Algeria)

09.15 Slow release boron micronutrients from pelletized borates of the Northwest of Argentina
H.R. Flores et al (Instituto de Investigaciones para la Industria Química, INIQUI, Argentina)

09.20 Optimizing talc ore use by the integration of mine, process and market
A.L. Camara (Magnesita S.A., Brazil) and P.R.G. Brandao (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)

09.25 Beneficiation of colemanite tailings by attrition and flotation
G. Önal, A. Gül and Y. Kaytaz (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)

09.30 An alternative mineral in the glass and ceramic industry: nepheline syenite
F. Burat, O. Kangal and G. Onal (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)

09.35 A new industrial mineral: huntite and its recovery
O. Kangal and A. Guney (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)

09.40 Behaviour of tinkal minerals in different fluid media
N. Acarkan, O.B. Hundemir, O. Kökkiliç, A.A. Sirkeci and M.Özer (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)

09.45 Leaching kinetics of an industrial lead flotation tail with high zinc content
S. Espiari and F. Rashchi (University of Tehran, Iran)

09.50 Potential feldspar raw materials in Slovak Mountains and their biological, chemical and electromagnetic treatment
I. Štyriaková, I. Štyriak (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia) and P. Malachovskı (KERKO, Slovakia)

09.55 Molecular and elemental characterization of heavy mineral sands
S.S. Potgieter-Vermaak, E. Stefaniak, Z. Spolnik, A. Worobiec and R. Van Grieken (University of Antwerp, Belgium)

10.00 The implementation of CPM (critical path method) in the modeling of marble plants: A case study
Z. Karaca and T. Onargan (Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey)

10.05 Dehydration of sodium carbonate monohydrate with indirect microwave heating
A. Seyrankaya and B. Ozalp (Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey)

10.10 Physical and Chemical Processing
Chairmen: A.B. Nesbitt (South Africa) and G. Onal (Turkey)

10.10 Dynamic monitoring of screen plant using measurement and predictive techniques
B. Jarvis (Eatec Ltd, UK) and G. Langton (United Marine Aggregates, UK)

10.40 A study on the action mechanisms of grinding aids employed for clinker comminution
E. Roblot, P. Grosseau, B. Guilhot (Ecole des Mines de Saint Etienne, France), B. Classen and C. Haehnel (CTG Italcementi Group, France)

11.10 Coffee

11.45 Power ultrasound: enhancing the processing of industrial minerals
A.D. Farmer (Agricola Consulting Services, Australia) and A.F. Collings (CSIRO Telecommunications and Industrial Physics, Australia)

12.15 On the fundamentals of kaolin rheology applied to the paper industry
F.O. Cunha, M.L. Torem and J.C. D’Abreu (Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

12.45 Lunch

14.00 China clay processed through the cryogen-free superconducting POWERFLUX
P. Fears (Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd, UK) and D. Ashton (WBB Minerals Ltd, UK)

14.30 Apatite concentrate upgrading via high intensity magnetic separation
E.E. Ferreira at al (FOSFERTIL, Brazil), A.E.C. Peres (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil) and J.A. Aquino (Centre for Development of Nuclear Technology, Brazil)

15.00 The processing of beach minerals by means of a InLine pressure jig
A.B. Nesbitt, W. Breytenbach and P. van der Plas (Cape Technikon, South Africa)

15.30 Coffee

16.00 Mechanical activation of olivine
R.A. Kleiv and M. Thornhill (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

16.30 Product quality improvement of Brazilian carbonate
J.J. Varela, H. Wotruba (RWTH, Germany), C.O. Petter (UFRGS, Brazil)

Friday 17th June

09.00 Froth Flotation
Chairmen: T. Chernet (Finland) and A.E.C. Peres (Brazil)

0.900 Different alternatives to minimize silica content during fatty acid flotation of fluorspar ore
A. Yehia, K.A.Seleem and A.A.Youssof (CMRDI, Egypt)

10.00 The effect of micro-grinding and micro-graphite flotation to upgrade the quality of calcite concentrate, with reference to Kurikka calcite marble deposit, Finland
T. Chernet, J. Reinikainen (Geological Survey, Finland), H. Lehto and J. Vuori (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)

10.30 Iron-bearing minerals removal from talc by combined magnetic separation, acid leaching and flotation
R. Galery and P.R.G. Brandao (UFMG, Brazil)

10.30 Coffee

11.15 Magnesite concentration by reverse flotation
A.L. Camara (Magnesita S.A., Brazil) and P.R.G. Brandao (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)

11.45 Quartz-feldspar separation for glass and ceramics industry
F. Burat, O. Kokkilic, O. Kangal, V. Gurkan and M.S. Celik (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)

12.15 Flotation behavior of sylvite in the presence of carnallite: the influence of Mg2+ concentration in the brine
L.S.L. Filho, C. Ulsen (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), W.J. Rodrigues, K. Gonçalves and R. Moura (Cia. Vale do Rio Doce, Brazil)

12.45 Lunch

14.00 Visit to Basset Mines, Redruth

 

 

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