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Special Issue of Minerals Engineering

Selected papers from the conference have been published in Volume 43-44 (April 2013), a special issue of Minerals Engineering. The papers can be viewed and downloaded at ScienceDirect.


Comminution '12 CD-ROM

Proceedings CD

The conference proceedings CD is available by emailing Jon Wills. The CD costs £95 which includes postage and contains the following papers:

Keynote Lecture: 2020 - what will the typical PGM Concentrator flowsheet look like?
C. Rule (Anglo American Platinum, South Africa)

Early rejection of gangue - how much energy will it cost to save energy?
G. Ballantyne and M.S. Powell (JKMRC-SMI, Australia)

The influence of equipment settings and material properties on the fragmentation process produced by high voltage breakage
K.P. van der Wielen, R. Pascoe, F. Wall (Camborne School of Mines, UK) and A. Weh (SELFRAG AG, Switzerland)

Recent international concentrator start-ups – do and don’ts for effective grinding mill design
D. Meadows (FLSmidth, USA), P. Scinto and J. Starkey (Starkey & Associates Inc., Canada)

Media type effect on grinding efficiency
L. Guzmán Rivera (Moly-Cop Adesur S.A., Peru)

Analysis and validation of a run-of-mine ore grinding mill circuit model
J.D. le Roux and I.K. Craig (University of Pretoria, South Africa)

Improving grinding performance with high efficiency classification
J. Roettle (ECUTEC Barcelona S.L., Spain)

Tuning of real-time algorithm for crushing plants using a dynamic crushing plant simulator
E. Hulthén, G. Asbjörnsson and M. Evertsson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Dynamic modeling and simulation of cone crushing circuits
P. Itävuo, M. Vilkko (Tampere University of Technology, Finland), A. Jaatinen (Metso Automation, Finland) and T. Onnela (Metso Minerals, Finland)

Modelling and simulation of dynamic crushing plant behaviour
G. Asbjörnsson, E. Hulthén and M. Evertsson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Keynote Lecture: Step change in the context of comminution
R. Bearman (Bear Rock Solutions Pty Ltd, Australia)

Closed circuit ball mill –basics revisited
A. Jankovic and W. Valery (Metso Process Technology and Innovation, Australia)

Determination of UG2 particle parameters to optimizing product size distribution for flotation purposes
N. Chimwani, D. Glasser, D. Hilderbrandt and M.J. Metzger (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa)

A new approach for evaluating the performance of industrial regrinding mills based on grindability and floatability
D. Hamed, S. Abbas (Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran), P. Parviz (Sahand University of Technology, Iran) and B. Asghar (NICICO, Iran)

Industrial application of the attainable region analysis to a joint milling and leaching process
N. Hlabangana, D. Vetter, M.J. Metzger, D. Glasser and D. Hildebrandt (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)

Real-time grind control enabled by diffuse reflective spectroscopy
C. Steyn, W. Breytenbach (Anglo American Platinum, South Africa) and K. Keet (Blue Cube Systems, (Pty) Ltd, South Africa)

Multi-component modelling of a clinker grinding circuit
D. Eksi, H. Benzer and N.K Aydogan (Hacettepe University, Turkey)

Recent installations and developments of Loesche Vertical - Roller - Mills in the ore industry
C. Gerold (Loesche GmbH, Germany)

The crushing and air classification processes in the production of manufactured sand for concrete
R. Johansson and M. Evertsson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

A model that simulates pulverised fuel production in an air-swept tube mill
M.M. Bwalya and M.H. Moys (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)

Design exercise of an HPGR
H. Dundar, H. Benzer and N. Aydogan (Hacettepe University, Turkey)

The effect of feed moisture on the comminution efficiency of HPGR circuits
D. Saramak (AGH University of Science & Technology, Poland) and R.A. Kleiv (Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway)

Benefits of the HPGR replacing conventional grinding in mineral applications
S. Oenol and F.P. Van der Meer (Humboldt Wedag GmbH, Germany)

HPGR technologies in the processing plants of Russia and Kazakhstan
A. Senchenko, Institute TOMS, Russia) and A. Romanchenko (TOMS-Engineering, Russia)

IsaMill- 1:1 direct scaleup from ultrafine to coarse grinding
M. Larson, G. Anderson, K. Barns and V. Villadolid (Xstrata Technology, Australia)

Characterising grinding media motion inside an M4 IsaMillTM using PEPT
A.P. van der Westhuizen, I. Govender, A.N. Mainza (University of Cape Town, South Africa), H. de Waal (Xstrata Technology, South Africa) and K. Barns (Xstrata Technology, Australia)

Effect of operating parameters on dry stirred milling efficiency
O. Altun, H. Benzer (Hacettepe University, Turkey) and U. Enderle (NETZSCH-Feinmahltechnik GmbH, Germany)

Grinding to nano-sizes: effect of media size and slurry viscosity
M.H. Moys (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa) and Pradip (Tata Research Development and Design Centre, India)

Prediction of energy effective grinding conditions
S. Breitung-Faes (Institute for Particle Technology, Germany)

Energy efficient drying, grinding and classification of minerals and ceramics below 1 µm
U. Enderle (NETZSCH-Feinmahltechnik GmbH, Germany)

Simulating pressure distribution in HPGR using the discrete element method
J. Quist and M. Evertsson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Tactical mill management using next generation DEM tools
G. Naidoo (Optsys Engineering, South Africa)

Simulation of the breakage of bonded agglomerates in a ball mill
M.J. Metzger and B.J. Glasser (The State University of New Jersey, USA)

Effect of slurry density on load dynamic and milling performances in an iron ore ball mill - on-line estimation of in-mill slurry density
B. de Haas, A. Van den Bosch (Magotteaux, Belgium) and A. Köttgen (University of Ličge, Belgium)

Do's and don'ts of measuring ceramic beads wear in the lab and in the industry
B. Clermont and C. Philippe (Magotteaux International SA, Belgium)

Fine grind attritional mills: can they or should they go coarser?
D. Capstick and B. Currie (FLSmidth Knelson, Canada)

Selecting ceramic media: the theory
H. Kotzé (Consensi Consulting, South Africa)

Detecting mill unbalance and creating an optimum milling environment
H. Kotzé (Consensi Consulting, South Africa)

Designing liners for performance not life
P. Toor and J. Franke (Scanalyse Pty Ltd, Australia)

Modeling ball impact on the wet mill liners and its application in predicting mill magnetic liner performance
M. Wu and V. Wang (AMEC Americas Ltd., Canada)

Prediction of plant ball mill media wear rates from laboratory ball mill test data
J.D. Gates (University of Queensland, Australia), A. Giblett and R. Dunne (Newmont Mining Corporation, USA)

The optimization of the grinding media and solid contents in primary ball mill circuit in Sungun Copper concentrator plant
B. Ebadnejad, G. Karimi (School of Mining & Petroleum, Iran) and A. Bagherian (NICICO, Iran)

Experimental and simulated instrumented ball in a tumbling mill—a comparison
S. Martins, W. Li, P. Radziszewski (McGill University, Canada), B. Picard, A. Faucher, and S. Makni (COREM, Canada)

Implementation of optimized compressive crushing in full scale experiments
E. Lee and M. Evertsson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Efficiency of stabilizers of grinding in cement clinker processing
T. Sverak (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic) and C. Baker (Kuwait University, Kuwait)

Initial investigations of the Deswik vertical stirred mill using DEM simulations
P. Radziszewski, P. Hosseini and S. Martins (McGill University, Canada)

Challenges and difficulties of comminution processes in the KGHM PM S.A. Division of Concentrators
A. Konieczny and B. Bazan (KGHM PM S.A., Poland)




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