Presentations - EMC - European Metallurgical Conference
Important Dates
30.01.2017 Deadline for final manuscript
28.04.2017 Deadline for presenters to register for the conference

List of Papers (as of March 30, 2017)

The first listed authors are expected to present the paper.


Friedrich, Semiramis; Curtolo, Danilo Coladetti; Friedrich, Bernd; RWTH Aachen, Germany:
Investigation of Temperature Effect on Impurities’ Distribution Coefficient in Molten Aluminum Through Theoretical Calculation and Experimental Fractional Crystallization

Hachelef, Hakima et al.; Belkaid University of  Tlemcen, Algeria:
The Propolis Extract as a Corrosion Inhibitor of Aluminum Alloy 5083 in Ethylene Glycol (30 %) – Water (70 %) 0,1 M NaCl

Maccagni, Massimo; Nielsen, J.; Guerrini, E.; Engitec Technologies S.p.A., Italy:
Aluminium Production Wastes Management

Safarian, Jafar; Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway:
Sustainable Production of Alumina through Iron Separation by Smelting-Reduction of Bauxite

Yang, Xue-min; Li, Jin-yan; Duan, Dong-ping; Chinese Academy of Sciences, Key Laboratory of Green Process and Engineering, Institute of Process Engineering, China: Thermodynamic Analysis on Reaction Abilities of Structural Units in Fe–Al Binary Melts Based on the Atom and Molecule Coexistence Theory

Light Metals (Mg, Li, Ti)

Alkan, Gözde; RWTH Aachen, Germany:
Titanium Extraction From Red Mud by a Combined Pyro/Hydro-Process

Aylmore, Mark G. et al.; Curtin University, Faculty of Science & Engineering, Australia:
Assessment of Li Ore to Determine its Amenability to Processing for the Extraction of Lithium

Chen, Siming et al.; University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China:
Novel Process of Preparation of Sr(OH)2 by a High Temperature Static Reduction-Pressure Oxidation Method

Doppler, Thomas et al.; Montanuniversität Leoben, Chair of Nonferrous Metallurgy, Austria:
Implications when alloying Magnesium into Aluminium melt

Montero, Ludy Margarita et al.; Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:
Chlorination Kinetics of a Ilmenite Concentrate and Sequential Characterization of Obtained Materials


Altenberger, Igor; Heinrichs, Stefanie; Kuhn, Hans-Achim, Wieland Werke AG, Germany:
Microstructure and Properties of Ultra High Strength High-Alloyed and Quasi-Equiatomic Cu-Al-Mn Alloys

Böhlke, Jörn; Schwinger, Albrecht; Nolte, Andreas; Aurubis AG, Germany;:
Recycling of Complex Copper and Precious Metal Fractions at Aurubis – Resource-efficient, Energy-efficient, Certified

Beisheim, Theodor et al.; Outotec GmbH & Co. KG, Germany:
Innovations in Pyrometallurgical Pre- & Post- Copper Flash Smelter Removal of Arsenic

Dianbang, Shen: Wen, Bai; Chunmeng, Li; Shenyang Smelter, China:
The Discussion on Continuous Converting of the Copper Matte

Filzwieser, Andreas; Filzwieser I.; Wallner, S.; Mettop GmbH, Austria:
FAQs about operating a Cu ER Tankhouse above 400 A/m2 using the METTOP-BRX Technology

Franzkowiak, Anna; Breyner, Sonja; RHI AG, Austria;:
RHI’s Possibilities for Copper- and Wire-Producing Applications

Frías, Carlos et al.; Cobre Las Cruces, S.A., Spain:
Slurry Cooling Towers Implementation at Cobre Las Cruces Hydrometallurgical Plant

Heinze, Vrauke; Stelter, Michael; TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany;:
The Influence of Temperature, Electrolyte Composition and Additive Concentrations on Physical Properties of Copper Electrolytes

Jiang, Kaixi et al.; BGRIMM - Beijing General Research Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, China:
Recovery of Metals from Solid Wastes in Copper Smelter

Jiang, Kaixi et al.; BGRIMM - Beijing General Research Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, China:
Recovery of Metals from Anode Slime Containing High Sn

Jie, Yan; China ENFI Engineering Corporation, China:
Development on Cu Smelters in China Today

Madej, Piotr et al.; Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals, Poland:
Examination of the Flash Smelting Slag Decoppering Proces Kinetics

Pietek, Grzegorz; et al.; Instytut Metali Nieżelaznych, Poland:
Pressure leaching of copper concentrate

Rädecker, Philipp et al.; Helmholtz-Institut Freiberg für Ressourcentechnologie, Germany:
Flue Dust From the Copper Converter Process – Recovery of Cu and In by Solvent Extraction

Rose, Thomas et al.; J. W. Goethe Universität, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Germany:
Cu Isotope Fractionation During Prehistoric Smelting – a Contribution of Modern Pyrometallurgy

Stantke, Peter; Aurubis AG, Germany:
New Drying Procedure for Decopperized Anode Slimes at Aurubis AG in Hamburg

Sukhomlinov, Dmitry; Taskinen, Pekka; Aalto University School of Chemical Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Finland:
Distribution of Ni, Co, Ag, Au, Pt, Pd between Copper Metal and Silica Saturated Iron Silicate Slag

Takebe, Hiromichi; Takahashi, Yusuke; Ehime University, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Japan:
Direct Observation of Oxidation Reaction of Copper Ore by Hot-thermocouple Method

Utimura, Solange Kazue et al.; Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil:
Bioleaching of Copper from WEEE by Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans and Acidophilic Mixture from AMD

Voigt, Paul et al.; Glencore Technology, Australia:
ISASMELT™ Process for Direct-to-Blister Copper Smelting

Weichert, Katja et al.; Aurubis AG, Germany:
Anode Slime Leaching: The Impact of Process Parameters on the Dissolution of Cu, Ni, Se and Ag

Xia, Longgong; Taskinen, Pekka; Aalto University, School of Chemical Technology, Finland; Liu, Zhihong; Central South University, School of Metallurgy and Environment, China:
The Determination of 3D Phase Diagrams of the Cu2Ox-ZnO-SiO2 System


Maccagni, Massimo; Nielsen, J.; Guerrini, E.; Engitec Technologies S.p.A., Italy:
High Current Density Electrolysis for Secondary Pb

Nowińska, Katarzyna; Adamczyk, Zdzisław; Silesian University of Technology,, Poland:
Arsenic in Dust from the Blast Furnace Hall of ISP Process of Zn and Pb Production

Tsonev, Rumen et al.; KCM Technology, Bulgaria:
The sustainable improvements of lead production in KCM


Calvo-Catalan, Jaime; Mejías, Ana Belen; Pecharroman, Emilio; Carreño, Carlos Álvarez; TECNICAS REUNIDAS, Spain:
Técnicas Reunidas’s Developments: A New Technological Strategy for Zinc Smelter Improvement

Goodwin, Frank; International Zc Association, USA:
The Zinc Industry: New Developments

Jiang, Kaixi et al.; BGRIMM - Beijing General Research Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, China:
Purification Technologies for Zinc Leaching Solution

Kozlov, Pavel; Panshin, A. M.; Public Joint-Stock Company "Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant", Russia:
Research, Development and Implementation of Processing Zinc Oxidized Raw Material for Zinc and Indium Recovery at Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant

Nakano, Hiroaki et al.; Kyushu University, Japan:
Effect of Chloride Ions on the Deposition Behavior and Morphology of Zinc in Electrowinning

Penchel Jr, Sérgio et al.; Votorantim Metais Zinco, Brazil:
Metals Recovery and Inertization of Zinc Residues in a Pilot TSL Furnace – Juiz de Fora, Brazil

Pletinckx, David et al.; Nyrstar, Belgium:
Process Improvements for Fluidized Bed Zinc Roasting: An Integrated Learning Strategy

Rokkam, Kiran Kr. et al.; Hindustan Zinc Limited, Central Research & Development Laboratory, India:
Strategic Reforms in Hydro Refining units for handling manganese rich zinc ores at HZL

Saxén, Björn; Lahtinen, Marko; Savikangas, Juho; Outotec Oy, Finland:
Higher Metal Recovery by Outotec Pure Jarosite Process

Precious Metals

Dressler, Alexander;Stelter, Michael; TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Institut für Nichteisenmetallurgie und Reinststoffe, Germany:
The Possible Use of Methanesulfonic Acid as a New Electrolyte for Silver Electro-Refining

Dyer, Laurence G.; Curtin University, Western Australian School of Mines, Australia:
Tellurium in Gold Processing

Halmenschlager Petter, Patricia Melo; Veit, Hugo Marcelo; Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil:
Automotive Catalysts Waste - Characterization of Platinum Group Metals

Olvera, Oscar; Choi, Yeonuk; Kondos, Peter; Barrick Gold Corporation, Canada:
Enhanced Leaching of Arsenopyrite Concentrates as a Pretreatment for Gold Recovery from Refractory Ores

Saguru, Collins; Ndlovu, Sehliselo; University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa:
Acid Based Recovery of PGMs from Spent Autocatalytic Convertors Using H2SO4 and AlCl3 in the Presence of Ca(OCl)2

Seisko, Sipi et al.; Aalto University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Finland:
Dissolution of Gold in Ferric and Cupric Chloride Solutions

Voigt, Paul; Mallah, Daniel; Hourn, Mike; Glencore Technology, Australia:
Oxygen Mass Transfer in the Albion Process™: From the Laboratory to the Plant

Nickel / Cobalt / Vanadium

Valizadeh Holagh, Mohsen; Research & Engineering Co. For Non-ferrous Metals (RECo.), Iran:
Cobalt Cathode Production from Zinc Plant Residue in Pilot Scale

Wang, Weiwei et al.; China ENFI Engineering Corporation, China:
Extraction of Nickel from PNG Ramu Laterite by Sulphation Roasting-Water Leaching

Xakalashe, Buhle; Friedrich, Bernd; RWTH Aachen, Germany:
Vanadium Separation from Red Mud by a Combined Reduction/Oxidation Process

Minor Metals (Rare Earth, Indium)

Cerchier, Pietrogiovanni; Dabalà, Manuele; Brunelli, Katya; University of Padua, Department of Industrial Engineering,, Italy:
Production of Nanoparticles of Different Metals Using as Raw Material WEEE

Chiweshe, Trevor; Purcell, Walter; University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa;:
Chromium isolation from different mineral ores

Guresin, Nursen; Nucleus Metallurgical Services, Australia:
Hydrometallurgical Antimony Production by an Alkaline Leach System

Kopyto, Dorota et al.; Instytut Metali Nieżelaznych, Poland:
Production of Electrolytic Rhenium-Cobalt Alloys

Lazo, Daniel Eduardo; Dyer, Laurence;Diaz Alorro, Richard; Curtin University, Western Australia School of Mines, Australia:
Solubilisation of Rare Earth Minerals in Organic Acids

Ma, Yiqian; Stopic, Srecko; Friedrich, Bernd; RWTH Aachen, Germany:
Leaching of Eudialyte concentrate and RRE-Precipitation

Milicevic, Ksenija; RWTH Aachen, Germany:
Metallothermic Scandium Production - a Thermochemical Study

München, Daniel Dotto; Veit, Hugo Marcelo; Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil:
Neodymium–iron–boron magnets from hard disk drives (HDDs): characterization and recovery of neodymium

Rychkov, Vladimir; Kirillov, Sergey V. ; Ural Federal University, Russia:
Recovery of Scandium from Processing of Oxidized Nickel Ores Wastes

Stopic, Srecko; Ma, Yiqian; Friedrich, Bernd; RWTH Aachen, IME Process Metallurgy and Metal Recycling, Germany:
Scale up for the Leaching  of Ceramic Waste for Recovery of Yttrium-Oxide

Valizadeh Holagh, Mohsen; Research & Engineering Co. For Non-ferrous Metals (RECo.I), Iran:
Determination of the Optimum Conditions for the Precipitation of Rees by Oxalic Acid from Ahloride Solution

Vostal, Radek et al.; TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany:
Process for Indium Recovery from Extremely Dilutet Solutions

General Pyrometallurgy

Bakker, Martin et al.; Tenova Australia Pty Ltd, Australia:
Tenova Pyromet: Implementing Solutions for Base Metal Processing

Biswas, Arijit; Tata Steel Ltd., Research and Development Division, India:
Kinetics Oxidation of Chromite as Carrier in Chemical Looping Combustion

Böttcher, Bernd; Knoop, Franz Martin; JL Goslar GmbH, Germany;:
Developments and State of the Art in Production of Lead Anodes for Metal Winning

Cnockaert, Vincent et al.; Ghent University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Belgium:
Towards an Experimental Set-up for Measuring the Foaming Stability of Liquid Slags

Coleman, Mark; Schenck Process Ltd, UK:
Transformational Material Handling Solutions for the Non Ferrous Industry

Degel, Rolf et al.; PolyMet Solutions, Austria:
Innovative Solutions in Non-Ferrous Metals Production Lines

Hofmann, Volker; CeraNovis GmbH, Germany:
Semi-Permanent Coatings - A Powerful Tool to Improve the Cost Efficiency in Casting of Semi-Finished Products

Lotfian, Samira;Ahmed, Hesham; Samuelsson, Caisa; Luleå University of Technology, Sweden:
Alternative Reducing Agents in Metallurgical Processes: Shredder Residue Material

Wallner, S. et al.; Mettop GmbH, Austria:
Furnace Integrity - Mettop's Holistic Approach to face todays Challenges

Xuegang, Chen; China ENFI Engineering Corporation Overseas Department, China; Tao, Tian:
Status and Sustainable Development of Side-Submerged Combustion Smelting Process

General Hydrometallurgy

Almansa, Ana R. et al.; Atlantic Copper SLU, Spain:
Evaluation of Alternatives for Treating Effluents Generated in a Process to Remove Sb and Bi

Arpalahti, Antti; Lundström, Mari; Terrafame Oy, Finland:
Heat Generation in a Production Scale Sulphide Heap Leach Operation

Conaway, Katlyn; Kehn, Richard; Iñiguez, Antonio; SPX FLOW Lightnin, USA:
Improvements in Metals Extraction by Optimization of Agitation Systems through Experimentation and Computational Analysis

Frías, Carlos et al.; Cobre Las Cruces, S.A., Spain:
Polymetallic Ores Hydroprocessing at Cobre Las Cruces – Pilot Plant Operation Outcomes

Miskufova, Andrea et al.; Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Metallurgy, Institute of Recycling technologies, Slovakia:
Ozone Assisted Leaching of Metallic Tin

Santana Barros, Kayo; Soares Tenório, Jorge Alberto; Romano Espinosa, Denise Crocce; São Paulo University (USP), Brazil:
Transport Number Determination of Copper Ions in the Heterogeneous Membrane for Electrodialysis Process

Turek, Peter et al.; Technical University of Kosice, Faculty of Metallurgy, Institute of Recycling Technologies, Slovakia:
Treatment of Leach Liquor After Leaching EAF Dust

Improving of Alloys

Abood, Adnan Naama; Engineering Technical College Baghdad, Iraq; Tolephih, Moneer Hameed; Karbala University, Iraq; Kadhum, Hayder Ibrahim; Iraq:
Friction Stir Welding of Aluminum Alloy AA2024-T351 with OFHC Copper

Głuchowski, Wojciech et al.; Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals, Poland:
Processing of CuAg15 Alloy Wire Using Severe Plastic Deformation

Handke, Daniel; CS Additive GmbH, Germany:
Carbon Cover for Copper Melt

Kartal Sireli, Güldem; Timur, Servet; Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Turkey:
Formation of Hard Metal Borides via Novel Molten Salt Electrolysis

Kurama, Haldun; Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Mining Engineering Department, Turkey; Günkaya, G.; Anadolu University, Faculty Of  Fine Arts, Department Of Glass, Turkey:
Effect of Process Parameters on the Electrophorotic Deposition of B4C Particulates on Nickel Substrate

Malara, Szymon; Wesołowski, Jan; Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals, Poland:
Hot-Dip Galvanizing in WEGAL Alloy Bath with Increased Manganese Content

Scheiber, Stefanie;Antrekowitsch, Helmut; Montanuniversität Leoben, Nichteisenmetallurgie, Austria:
Investigation of phase formation in tin alloys

Walkowicz, Monika; Osuch, Piotr ; AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland:
Copper alloys as an antimicrobial touch surfaces. Research on practical and scientific aspects

Walkowicz, Monika; Osuch, Piotr ; AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland:
Tarnishing and corrosion of copper alloys in various laboratory simulated conditions

Recycling / Waste

Bertolino, Sueli Moura; et al.; Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engeng., Brazil:
Sulphate and Manganese Removal During Sulfitogenesis in a UASB Reactor

Costa, Filipe Manjolinho; Cronimet Envirotec GmbH, Germany:
Metal Recovery from Sludges and Slurries via Vacuum Distillation

Dias, Pablo Ribeiro; Veit, Hugo Marcelo; Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil:
Characterisation and Removal of Polymers from Waste of PV Modules in Order to Recycle High Value Metals

Flerus, Benedikt; RWTH Aachen, Fraunhofer-Institut für Silicatforschung ISC, Germany:
WEEE Recycling – The Challenge of Critical Metal Recovery

Gültekin, Rukiye; Rückert, Antje; Pfeifer, Herbert; RWTH Aachen, Department for Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering, Germany:
Numerical Approach for the Implementation of the Interaction of Pyrolysis Gases and Combustion Products

Gutiérrez Merma, Antonio et al.; Pontifical Catholic Pontifical University of Rio de Janeiro, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Brazil:
Evaluation of the Biosorption of Pb(II) and Cd(II) using a R. Opacus Strain and Coconut Shell Powder

Kerschbaumer, Claudia et al.; Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Chair of Nonferrous Metallurgy, Austria:
Leaching Behavior of Hard Metals used in Drilling Industry

León, Lucas; akvola Technologies, Germany:
Wastewater Reuse by Means of a Hybrid Flotation Filtration Process based on Ceramic Membranes

Leuchtenmüller, Manuel; Montanuniversität Leoben, Nichteisenmetallurgie, Austria:
Pyrometallurgical Recovery of Chromium from Wastes of Stainless Steel Production – an Overview

Nakamura, Takashi; Maeda, M.; University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Science (IIS), Japan:
A Review of Recycling Processes for Printed Circuit Boards

Neumann, Michael; Kuhnert, Clemens; Nickelhütte Aue GmbH, Germany:
State-of-the-Art Recycling of Ni, Co, Cu and V

Noll, Reinhard et. al; Fraunhofer-Institut für Lasertechnik ILT, Germany:
Next generation urban mining – Automated disassembly, separation and recovery of valuable materials from electronic equipment: overview of R&D approaches and first results of the European project ADIR

Oloruntoba, Daniel T. et al.; Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria:
Anodic Enhancement of Recycled Aluminium 2039 Sraps with Electrical Arc Furnace (EAF) Dust

Porvali, Antti; Lundström, Mari; Aalto University, School of Chemical Technology, Finland:
Leaching of Crushed NiMH Batteries

Rabah, Mahmoud A.; Basir, Sabah Abdel; Central metallurgical research and development Institute (CMRDI), Egypt:
Recovery of Zinc-Manganese Alloy from Spent Dry Battery Cells

Römer, Felix; Elwert, Tobias; Goldmann, Daniel; TU-Clausthal, Germany:
Recycling of Tantalum From Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Through Mechanical Processing and Hydrometallurgical Separation of Precious Metals

Safari, Mehdi; University of Cape Town, Centre for Minerals Research, South Africa; Hoseinian, Fatemeh S.; Irannajad, Mehdi; Amirkabir University Of Technology, Department of Mining and Metallurgical Eng., Iran:
The Effect of Chemical Interaction in Ni(II) Recovery by Ion Flotation

Saternus, Mariola; Willner, Joanna; Fornalczyk, Agnieszka; Silesian University of Technology, Poland:
Possibilities of Recycling LED Diodes

Schirmer, Thomas et al.; TU-Clausthal, Germany:
Characterization of Tailings of the Rammelsberg Ore Deposit for a Potential Reprocessing

Trentmann, Anna; RWTH Aachen, Germany:
WEEE Recycling – Metal Recovery from Complex Benecifiation Fines

Strategic Metals Recovery Technologies

Köpf, Helene; Helmholtz-Institut Freiberg für Ressourcentechnologie, Kai Rasenack, TU Clausthal / IFAD, Germany:
German Resource Research Institute (GERRI): Concept and Aims of a Raw Materials Network

Pillkahn, Hans-Bernd; PROASSORT GmbH, Germany:
High-End Circular Economy for Non Ferrous Metals

Secondary Metallurgy

Aromaa, Jari et al.; Aalto University, Department of Materials Science, Finland:
Hydrometallurgical Treatment of Stainless Steel Mmelting Dusts for Recycling

Lentz, David; Global Steel Dust Gulf LLC, Saudi-Arabia; Knepper, Thomas; Rütten, Jürgen; US Global Steel Dust Inc.; Switzerland:
One Year of Operation of the First Waelz Plant for Recycling of EAF Steel Mill Dust in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Qin, Ying; Dong, Silu; China ENFI Engineering Corporation, China:
Recycling of Sulphur Resource in Regenerated Lead Smelting Flue Gas

Rütten, Jürgen; Global Steel Dust Ltd., Switzerland; Knepper, Thomas; Lentz, David; US Global Steel Dust Inc.; Saudi-Arabia:
First Waelz Plant for the Recycling of EAF Steel Mill Dust in the Mena-Region – a Report of Construction

By-Product Treatment

Bräuner, Stefan; Storch, Hannes; Outotec GmbH & Co. KG, Germany;:
Digitalization – Chances to improve sulphuric acid plant performance

Martins, Júlia Mont'Alverne; Penchel, Sérgio de A.;Pina, Pablo; Votorantim Metais Zinco, Brazil:
Recovery of Copper and Zinc Sulfate from Waste Brass Ashes by Solvent Extraction – Juiz de Fora, Brazil

Meshram, Arunabh; Singh, Kamalesh K.; Indian Institute of Technology, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, India:
Generation of Hydrogen-gas from Aluminum Dross

Stoianova, Verka et al.; Aurubis Bulgaria, Bulgaria:
Waste to Product or Process – Industrial Symbiosis Examples of Aurubis Bulgaria Copper Smelter

Refractory Materials

Gregurek, Dean et al.; RHI AG Technology Center, Austria:
Effect of Zinc on Refractories in Metallurgical Vessels

Wenzl, Christine; Handle, Bernhard; Garcia, Nestor; RHI AG, Austria:
Advances in FeNi Rotary Kiln Linings


Avarmaa, Katri; Yliaho, Simon; Taskinen, Pekka; Aalto University, Research Group of Metallurgical Thermodynamics and Modelling, Finland:
Indium, Gallium and Tin Distributions Between Copper and Slag in WEEE Smelting Conditions

Bellemans, Inge et al.; Ghent University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Belgium:
Metal Droplet Entrainment by Solid Particles in Slags: a Combined Phase Field Model and Experimental Approach

Chintinne, Mathias et al.; Metallo Belgium, Belgium:
Production of Clean Slag at Metallo Belgium

Park, Joohyun; Heo, Jeongho; Hanyang University, Department of Materials Engineering, Korea:
Recovery of Iron and Removal of Hazardous Elements from Metallurgical Slags

Tripathi, Gaurav et al.; KU Leuven, Department of Materials Engineering, Belgium:
Dissolution Behaviour of Slag Modifiers in Molten BOF Slag

Process fundamentals, modelling and new processes

Arnout, Sander; Nagels, Els; ProOpt International, Belgium:
The Importance of Models for Intelligent Data Analysis in Metallurgy

Bölke, Kristofer; Ersson, Mikael; Jönsson, Pär; KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Sweden;:
Penetration Depth and Mixing Time in the ArcFume Process; a Numerical Approach

de Siqueira, Rogiero Navarro  Correia; Souza, R. F. M.; Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Chemical and Materials Engineering Department, Brazil:
Thermodynamic Investigation of the High Temperature Ta2O5 Chlorination with C2Cl4

Filzwieser, Andreas et al.; Mettop GmbH, Austria:
ILTEC - Mettop's Revolutionary and Safe Cooling Solution

Friedrich, Semiramis; Zhang, Xiaoxin; Friedrich, Bernd; RWTH Aachen, Germany:
Investigation of Influencing Parameters on Zone Melting Refining of Antimony

Jak, Evgueni et al.; The University of Queensland, Pyrometallurgy Innovation Centre, Australia:
Experimental and Modelling Research in Support of Energy Savings and Improved Productivity in Non-Ferrous Metal Production and Recycling

Kolczyk, Ewa; Miczkowski, Z.; Czernecki, J.; Institute of Non Ferrous Metals in Gliwice, Poland:
Application of the Submerged Nozzles for Rotary Furnace Firing – Modeling Studies

Piwowońska, Justyna; Szołomicki, Zbigniew; Chmielarz, Andrzej; Institute of Non Ferrous Metals, Poland:
Influence of Selected Parameters on Scorodite Crystallization Process

Sak, Tomasz et al.; Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals, Poland:
Surface Tension and Density of the Copper-rich Cu-Pb-Fe Alloys

Santoso, Imam; Taskinen, Pekka; Aalto Univeristy, School of Chemical Engineering, Finland:
Phase Equilibria of Na2O-PbO-SiO2 System Between 900 and 1100 °C

Vandensande, Bart; Arnout, Sander; Nagels, Els; InsPyro, Belgium:
CFD Modelling of Reactive Injection in Metallurgy

Simulation and Model Calculations

Bruns, Henning; Rückert, Antje; Pfeifer, Herbert; RWTH Aachen, Institut für Industrieofenbau und Wärmetechnik, Germany:
Numerical Approach for the Implementation of Pyrolysis Gas Release into CFD Furnace Models

Dash, Swagatika; Mohanty, Swati; Mishra, B.K.; CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, India:
Modelling and Simulation of an Industrial Scale Continuous Fluidized Bed Roaster

Nagels, Els;et al.; InsPyro NV, Belgium:
Waste-To-Resources: Ash Properties by Thermodynamic Modelling

Rao, Y. K.; University of Washington, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, USA:
Chemicl Vapour Deposition of In2O3(s) : In-O-Cl System

Process Control

Braun, Warren; et al.; Hatch, South Africa:
Feed and Charge Level Measurements in Furnaces

Hundrieser, Jens; Endress+Hauser Messtechnik GmbH+Co. KG, Germany:
Digitalization/IIoT/Industry 4.0 - Discover what's behind it

Environmental Protection

Elomaa, Heini; Rintala, Lotta; Lundström, Mari; Aalto University, School of Chemical Technology, Finland:
Process Simulation and Environmental Footprint of Gold Chlorination and Cyanidation Processes

Hinrichs-Petersen, Karin;Cholakova, Daniela;Mühlenfeld, Jörn; Aurubis AG, Germany:
Environmental Protection and Environmental Footprint in Copper Production

Hirsi, Tuomas; Outotec (Finland) Oyj, Finland:
Outotec developments in reducing emissions from solution cooling towers

Jaworek, Katarzyna; Mrozowski, J.; Bąk, M.; Instytut Metali Nieżelaznych, Department of Environmental Protection, Poland:
Reduction of Odor Emissions from Pyrometallurgical Metals Recovery from Secondary Raw Materials

Margraf, Rüdiger; LUEHR FILTER GmbH & Co. KG, Germany:
Scope of application of fabric filters for the separation of particulate and gaseous pollutants from gases

Patiño Cardona, Francisco et al.; Universidad Politécnica Metropolitana de Hidalgo, Ingeniería en Energía, Mexico:
Stoichiometry of the Reaction of Lead Jarosite and Potassium Jarosite with Arsenic in Alkaline Media

Strategies for Resource Savings

Chataway, David et al.; Hatch Ltd., Canada:
Enhanced Smelting Furnace Production Using Non Destructive Testing (NDT) and Monitoring

Erhard, Norbert; Oskar Frech GmbH + Co. KG, Germany:
FGS – The New Hot Chamber Die Casting

Gößling-Reisemann, Stefan; Zimmermann, Till; Isenmann, Ralf; Universität Bremen, Resiliente Energiesysteme, Germany:
Potentials for Resource Savings in the German Non-Ferrous Metals Industry – A Delphi Survey

Kosmol, Jan; Federal Environment Agency, Germany:
Environmental Raw Material Criticality as a Decision Criterion in Strategies for Sustainable Resource Use

Müller, Felix; Lehmann, Christian; Umweltbundesamt, Germany:
Urban Mining – Putting Into Perspective Anthropogenic Stocks for a Resource Efficient, Circular Economy

Niehoff, Thomas; Linde AG, Germany:
Flameless Oxyfuel Combustion for Production and Recycling of Non-Ferrous Metals

Pauliuk, Stefan; Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Fakultät für Umwelt und Natürliche Ressourcen, Germany:
Scenarios for Use, Recycling and Material Efficiency of Copper

Puig, Jean; Laboratoire Procédés, Matériaux et Energie Solaire, France; Balat-Pichelin, M.; Laboratoire Procédés, Matériaux et Energie Solaire:
Production of Mg and Al Using Concentrated Solar Energy for Future Fuel Applications

Vogel, Hanno; Reek, Till; Düssel, Roman; TRIMET Aluminium SE, Germany:
The Virtual Battery – Aluminium electrolysis as storage for volatile renewable energy


Bohling, Christian et al.; SECOPTA analytics GmbH, Germany:
Operation of LIBS Elemental Analyzers for Inline Analysis of Aluminum Scrap and Industrial Products

Jung, Markus;Nennstiel, David; Elementar Analysensystem GmbH, Germany:
Influence of Long-Time Storage or Recycling on Elemental Concentrations of Metallic Powders

Kamradt, Andreas; Schaefer, Juliane; Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany:
Compositional analysis of copper flotation concentrates extracted from different Kupferschiefer-type black shale-hosted ores

Lindemann, Thilo; Institut für Materialprüfung Glörfeld GmbH, Germany; Hinrichs, Joachim; ThermoFisher Scientific (Bremen) GmbH, Germany:
Microsecond Pulsed Fast Flow Glow Discharge Mass Spectrometry (µs-FF-GD-MS) for the analysis of Platinum Group Elements

Longo, Micaela; Kuiper, Dick; PANalytical B.V., The Netherlands:
The Impact of X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) Analysis on Process Control Optimization

Norberg, Nicholas; Vermeulen, Arnold C.; PANalytical B.V., The Netherlands:
Residual Stress and Texture Analysis Using a Conventional Powder XRD Setup for Alloy Characterization

Otunniyi, Iyiola Olatunji; Mendonidis, Peter; Vaal University of Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, South Africa:
Characterization and Selective Dissolution of Copper Values in a Lean Multiphasic Ore

Potgieter, Herman; Potgieter-Vermaak, S.;University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; Purcell, Walter; University of the Free State, Department of Chemistry, South Africa:
Quantification of scandium in columbite-tantalite tailings and other scandium compounds

Schmidt, Peter; Hertwig, André; Saveway GmbH & Co. KG, Germany:
Utilizing Optical Fibres to Monitor the Status of Melting Units

Sein, Myint Myint; van Leeuwen, Wolfgang; Glörfeld, Peter; Institut für Materialprüfung Glörfeld GmbH, Germany:
Combination of Fire Assay and Modern Instrumental Techniques for Precious Metals Analysis

Economic Prospects and Trading

Elwert, Tobias; Hoffmann, Matthias; Schwarz, Sabrina; TU-Clausthal, Germany:
Can a Recycling of NdFeB Magnets in Europe be Expected Before 2030?

Safirova, Elena; Hastorun, Sinan; Lederer, Graham; U.S.Geological Survey, National Minerals Information Center, USA:
Trends in Nonferrous Mineral Production in Europe, 2002-2014s

HSE Practics and Legal Aspects

Buch, Stefan; BERZELIUS Metall GmbH, Germany:
Regulatory Activities – Lead Industry

Savary, Barbara; Mater, G.; Département Métrologie des Polluants, Laboratoire Caractérisation du Risque Chimique, France:
Occupational Exposure Assessment of Nickel and other Metals in French Factories Between 1987 and 2015




List of Posters (as of March 27, 2017)

Binz, Florian; Friedrich, Bernd; RWTH Aachen, Germany:
Thermodynamical and Metallurgical Limits of Pure Sb2O3 Vaporisation from Lead Drosses

Harada, Shigekazu; Akita University, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Japan:
Recovery of Tin-Concentrated Products and Distribution Behavior of Major Elements from Waste Printed Circuit Board by Combining Physical Separation

Kartal Sireli, Güldem; Timur, Servet; Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Turkey:
Electroplating of Ruthenium via Molten Salt Electrolysis

Rombach, Elinor; RWTH Aachen University, IME Process Metallurgy and Metal Recycling, Germany; Schmid, Ekaterina; TU Bergakademie Freiberg, INEMET Nonferrous Metallurgy and Purest Materials, Germany:
Competence Mapping of German Resource Research Institute (GERRI)

Ruiz Oria, Irene; González, Inmaculada; Ríos, Guillermo; Atlantic Copper SLU, Spain:
Evaluation of Celda Hull Test as a Quantitative Method to Control Additives in the Electrolyte of Atlantic Copper Refinery