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Selected papers from the conference have been published in Volume 24, No.7 (2011), a special issue of Minerals Engineering. The papers can be viewed and downloaded at ScienceDirect.


Proceedings CD

The conference proceedings CD-ROM is available by emailing Jon Wills. The CD costs £59 which includes postage and contains the following papers:


Reductive dissolution of ferric iron minerals: a new approach for bioprocessing nickel laterites
K.B. Hallberg, B.M. Grail, D.B. Johnson (Bangor University, UK) and C. du Plessis (BHPBilliton, Australia)

Selective reduction and sulphidation of nickeliferous laterites
C. Harris, J. Peacey and C.A. Pickles (Queen�s University, Canada)

Assessing the sustainability of nickel laterite processing
T. Norgate and S. Jahanshahi (Minerals Down Under National Research Flagship, CSIRO, Australia)

Rheological behaviour of nickel laterite smectite ore slurries
G.K. Das, N. Kelly and D.M. Muir (CSIRO Process Science and Engineering (Minerals), Australia)

Dissolution behaviour of a Turkish lateritic nickel ore
I. Girgin, A. Obut and A. ��yildiz (Hacettepe University,Turkey)

An update on the application of MRT to separations of interest in the nickel and cobalt industry
S.R. Izatt, N.E. Izatt, R.L. Bruening and J.B. Dale (IBC Advanced Technologies, Inc., USA)

IsasmeltTM TSL � applications for nickel
M.L. Bakker, S. Nikolic, A.S. Burrows (Xstrata Technology, Australia), and P.J. Mackey (PJ Mackey Technology Inc., Canada)

The effect of changes in iron endpoint during Peirce-Smith converting on matte mineralization
E.L. Thyse, G. Akdogan (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa) and J.J. Eksteen (Lonmin, South Africa)

Endpoint control in PGM-containing nickel matte converting using flame emission spectroscopy
G.A. Bezuidenhout, J.J. Eksteen (Lonmin, South Africa) and W. Wendt (SemTech Metallurgy AB, Sweden)

Modelling matte droplet formation in Ni-Cu matte smelting furnaces from chromite rich concentrates and slag-matte heat transfer
J.J. Eksteen (Lonmin, South Africa)

CFD modelling of the role of electrode immersion and hearth power density on the flow and thermal profiles and particle suspension in a round AC 3-electrode furnaces for Ni-Cu matte smelting in the PGM industry
S. Ritchie, J. Nell (Hatch Africa, South Africa) and J.J. Eksteen (Lonmin, South Africa)

Nickeliferous pyrrhotite � �waste or resource?�
E. Peek, A. Barnes (Xstrata Process Support, Canada) and A. Tuzun (Xstrata Nickel, Canada)

Process diagnosis using quantitative mineralogy
L. Kormos, J. Oliveira, N.O. Lotter, D. Fragomeni and E. Whiteman (Xstrata Process Support, Canada)

Magnetic conditioning of pentlandite flotation
D. Zoetbrood (Xstrata Nickel, Australia), P Vass and B. Lumsden (Ausmetec, Australia)

Treatment of nickel-containing wastewater by sulfate-reducing bacteria with rice chaff as immobilized carrier
H.R. Li et al (State Key Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering, Institute of Process Engineering, China)



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