Iron Control (Fe) in Hydrometallurgy
4th International Symposium (Fe-Hydrometallurgy)
Affiliate programs include: Two day Short Course being held Sept. 10 and 11 (details below) and an Industrial Tour of CCR Copper Refinery and Canadian Electrolytic Zinc (both Glencore Companies) on Sept. 16 (…info).
The control, stabilization and disposal of iron plays a key role in the design and operation of most hydrometallurgical processes. In some processes, the iron dissolves and is precipitated in a subsequent operation; in other processes, such as those used to leach nickel laterites and bauxite, the iron is rejected in situ. In all the processes, the environmentally acceptable and economically sound disposal of the iron is of paramount importance to both existing operations and developing technologies.
The Fourth International Symposium on Iron Control in Hydrometallurgy – building on the successes of the previous three symposia in Toronto (1986), Ottawa (1996) and Montreal (2006) – will bring together plant operators, consulting engineers and researchers to discuss the theory and practice of the iron control problem as it relates to the processing of base and precious metals, the leaching of nickel laterites and bauxite, and the treatment of pickle liquors. The key role of iron precipitation in impurity element containment will also be considered. The Symposium will provide a forum for the international metallurgical community to review the recent technological developments in iron control, stabilization and disposal. The meeting will facilitate a better understanding of the theory and practice of iron control in hydrometallurgical processes and the identification of innovative iron control technologies. The meeting addresses iron chemistry, process design, equipment selection and plant economics. This symposium is organized by the Hydrometallurgy Section of the Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM.
- Iron control technologies and plant descriptions
- Iron control during the leaching of nickel laterites and bauxite
- Treatment of pickle liquors and iron solutions
- Role of iron precipitation to control impurity species such as arsenic
- Emerging iron control technologies
- Fundamental aspects of iron control
- Thickening and filtration of iron precipitates
- Stabilization and disposal of iron residues and precipitates, including red muds
- Environmental considerations, trends and regulations related to iron residue disposal
- Uses and applications of hydrometallurgical iron.
The proceedings of the Symposium will be published in electronic and print format and will be available at the meeting. Both the Symposium and its proceedings will be in English. All papers will be refereed and edited prior to final acceptance and publication.
Short Course on Iron Control (Two-Days, Sept. 10-11, 2016)
Confirmed Speaker List
The short course attendance is limited, and a separate registration fee will be charged.
Technical Tour – CCR/CEZ (Fri. Sept. 16)
On Friday September 16, 2016 the following plants will be visited Glencore/CCR copper refinery, in East Montreal, QC (http://www.glencorerecycling.com/EN/Facilities/Pages/CCR.aspx) and the CEZinc zinc refinery in Valleyfield, QC (http://www.cezinc.com). The tour which has a maximum capacity of 30 participants has the following tentative schedule:
|Departure from Quebec City||07:00|
|Arrival at CCR (Montreal East)||09:45|
|Lunch at CCR*||12:00 Noon|
|Departure from Montreal||13:00|
|Arrival at CE Zinc (Valleyfield)||14:45|
|Departure from Valleyfield||16:30|
|Arrival at Montreal airport||17:15|
|Arrival in downtown Montreal||18:00|
|Return to Quebec City||20:30|
*Lunch will be offered by CCR. Dinner details to be provided soon.
Edgar M. L. Peek, Molycorp Minerals Canada ULC, T 705.755.0159, firstname.lastname@example.org
John E. Dutrizac, T 613.523.0161, email@example.com
Mohamed Buarzaiga, Vale Base Metals (TEC), T 905.403.2431, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dimitrios Filippou, Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium, T 450.746.3084, email@example.com
Levente Becze, Molycorp Minerals Canada ULC, T 705.755.0159, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ahmad Ghahremaninezhad, Queen’s University, T 613.533.3294, email@example.com
Takashi Nakamura, Tohoku University, T +81.22.266.8577, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jo Vandenbroucke, Nyrstar, T +31.495.512.508, email@example.com
Mayooran Somanathan, Westpro Machinery Inc., T 905.795.8577 x. 307, firstname.lastname@example.org
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