Presentations - EMC - European Metallurgical Conference
Important Dates
23.06 -
EMC 2019 Düsseldorf

List of Papers in Session (as of June 9th, 2017)

The authors printed in bold are expected to present the paper.

Authors marked with a * are candidates for the Young Scientist’s Paper Award.

The Organizing Committee has the right to change the course of the programme, especially the sequence of presentation of papers according to the necessities, misprints and errors are reserved.

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Monday, June 26, 11:00

Monday, June 26, 14:10

Monday, June 26, 16:20

Tuesday, June 27, 11:00

Tuesday, June 27, 14:10

Tuesday, June 27, 16:20

Wednesday, June 28, 11:00

Wednesday, June 28, 14:10

List of posters
Wednesday, June 28, 10:00

Monday, June 26, 11:00


Simulation and Model Calculations

Minor Metals

Process fundamentals, modelling and new processes




Reuter , M.A.

Bruch, K.H.

Zeidler, O.

Śmieszek, Z.

Schierle, T.


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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


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

Rychkov, Vladimir et al.; Ural Federal University, Russia:
Recovery of Scandium from Processing of Oxidized Nickel Ores Wastes

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

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

Nielsen, Jonathan; Engitec Technologies, USA, Maccagni, M.; Guerrini, E.; Engitec Technologies S.p.A., Italy;
High Current Density Electrolysis for Secondary Pb


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

Brinkmann, Frederic et al.; RWTH Aachen, Germany:
Thermochemical Study of calciothermy of Scandium compounds

Coleman, Mark; Schenck Process Ltd, UK:

Transformational Material Handling Solutions for the Non Ferrous Industry

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

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

Monday, June 26, 14:10


Strategies for Resource Savings

Minor Metals

Process fundamentals, modelling and new processes

Slag /

Refractory Metals

Precious Metals


Antrekowitsch, H.

Forsen, O

Maccagni, M.

Kongoli, F.

Plitzko, C.


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

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

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

*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

Choi, Yeonuk; Olvera, O.; Kondos, P.; AuTec Innovative Extractive Solutions Ltd.:
Enhanced Leaching of Arsenopyrite Concentrates as a Pretreatment for Gold Recovery from Refractory Ores


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

Lazo, Daniel Eduardo; Dyer, L.; Diaz Alorro, R.; Curtin University, Western Australia School of Mines, Australia:
Solubilisation of Monazite in Organic Acids

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

*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

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


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

Stopic, S.; Ma, Y.; Friedrich, B.; RWTH Aachen, IME Process Metallurgy and Metal Recycling, Germany:
Processing of Spent Ceramic Linings from TiAl-Castings for Yttria Recovery

Sak, Tomasz et al.; Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals, Poland:

Surface Tension and Density of the Copper-rich Cu-Pb-Fe Alloys

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

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


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

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

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

Wenzl, Christine; Handle, B.; Garcia, N.; RHI AG, Austria:
Advances in FeNi Rotary Kiln Linings

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

Monday, June 26, 16:20


Strategies for Resource Savings


Process fundamentals, modelling and new processes / Environmental Protection

Secondary Metallurgy

Precious Metals / Nickel / Cobalt / Vanadium


Gößling-Reisemann, S.

Stelter, M.

Henry, P.

Terwinghe, F.

Preiß, T.


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

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

*Zhang, Xiaoxin; Friedrich, S.; Friedrich, B.; RWTH Aachen, Germany:
Investigation of Influencing Parameters on Zone Melting Refining of Aluminium, part one Impurities: Iron and Silicon

Forsén, Olof et al.; Aalto University, Department of Materials Science, Finland:
Hydrometallurgical Treatment of Stainless Steel melting Dusts for Recycling

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


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

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

Piwowońska, Justyna; Szołomicki, Z.; Chmielarz, A.; Institute Metali Niezelaznych, Poland:
Influence of Selected Parameters on Scorodite Crystallization Process

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

*Saguru, Collins; Ndlovu, S.; University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa:
Preliminary study on PGM leaching from used autocatalytic convertors using AlCl3 and HOCl


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

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

de Siqueira, Rogiero; Navarro Correia.; Souza, R. F. M.; Pontifícia University of Rio de Janeiro, Department Chemical and Materials Engineering, Brazil:

Thermodynamic Investigation of the High Temperature Ta2O5 Chlorination with C2Cl4

Lentz, David; Global Steel Dust Gulf LLC, Saudi-Arabia; Knepper, T.; Rütten, J.; 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

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


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

Dianbang, Shen; Wen, B.; Chunmeng, L.; Shenyang Smelter, China:
Discussion on Copper Matte Continuous Converting

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

Jie, Yan; Qin, Y.; Dong, S.; China ENFI Engineering Corporation; China:
Recycling of Sulphur Resource in Secondary Lead Smelting Flue Gas

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

Tuesday, June 27, 11:00


Strategies for Resource Savings



General Hydrometallurgy

Quality Assurance / Analytics


Rombach, E.

Pesl, J.

Grund, S.

Leao, V. A.

Elwert, T.


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

Sukhomlinov, Dmitry; Taskinen, P.; Aalto University, School of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, Metallurgical Thermodynamics and Modeling Research Group, Finland:
Distribution of Ni, Co, Ag, Au, Pt, Pd between Copper Metal and Silica Saturated Iron Silicate Slag

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

Atkinson, Nick; Conaway, K.; Kehn, R.; Iñiguez, A.; SPX FLOW Lightnin, USA:
Improvements in Metals Extraction by Optimization of Agitation Systems through Experimentation and Computational Analysis

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


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

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

Pletinckx, David et al.; Nyrstar, Switzerland:

Process Improvements for Fluidized Bed Zinc Roasting: An Integrated Learning Strategy

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

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


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

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

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

Arpalahti, Antti; Terrafame O.; Lundström, M.; Aalto University, Finland:
Heat Generation in a Production Scale Sulphide Heap Leach Operation

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


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

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

Kozlov, Pavel; Panshin, A. M.; Yakornow, S.A.; 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

Almansa, Ana R.; Gonzalez, I.; Ruiz-Oria, Irene; Rios, G.; Atlantic Copper SLU, Spain:

Evaluation of Alternatives for Treating Effluents Generated in a Process to Remove Sb and Bi

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

Tuesday, June 27, 14:10


Light Metals (Mg, Li, Ti)



General Hydrometallurgy



Friedrich, B.

Filzwieser, I.


Becker, E.

Kerstiens, B.


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

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

Calvo-Catalan, Jaime; Mejías, A.B.; Pecharroman, E.; Carreño, C.Á.; Tecnicas Reunidas, Spain:
Técnicas Reunidas Developments: Technology based strategies for zinc smelters

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

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


*Alkan, Gözde et al.; RWTH Aachen, Germany:
Titanium Extraction From Red Mud via hydrometallurgical treatment

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

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

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

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


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

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

Savikangas, Juho; Saxén, B.; Lahtinen, M. Outotec Oy, Finland:
Higher Metal Recovery by Outotec Pure Jarosite Process

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

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


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

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

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


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

Tuesday, June 27, 16:20


Enviromental Protection


Economic Prospects and Trading /
Zinc / Minor Metals

Recycling / Waste



Kammer, U.

Gregurek, D.

Fischer, M.

Stopic, S.

Scholemann, B.


Hinrichs-Petersen, Karin; Cholakova, D.; Mühlenfeld, J.; Aurubis AG, Germany:
Environmental Protection and Environmental Footprint in Copper Production

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

Elwert, Tobias; Hoffmann, M.; Schwarz, S.; TU-Clausthal, Germany:
Can Recycling of NdFeB Magnets be expected in Europe Before 2030?

Nakamura, Takashi; Maeda, M.; University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Science (IIS), Japan:
Review of printed circuit board recycling processes

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


Elomaa, Heini; Rintala, L.; Lundström, M.; Aalto University, Finland:
Process Simulation and Environmental Footprint of Gold Chlorination and Cyanidation Processes

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

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

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

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


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

Espinosa, Denise et al.; Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil:
Bioleaching of Copper from WEEE by Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans and Acidophilic Mixture from AMD

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

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

Yang, Xue-min; Li, Jin-yan; Yan, Fang-jia; Duan, Dong-ping; Chinese Academy of Sciences, China:
Thermodynamic Analysis on Reaction Abilities of Structural Units in Fe–Al Binary Melts Based on the Atom and Molecule Coexistence Theorys


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

Rose, Thomas et al.; J. W. Goethe Universität, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Germany;

Morgenstern, G.; Technische Universität Bergakademie; Klein, S.: German Mining Museum Bochum;
Cu Isotope Fractionation During Prehistoric Smelting – a Contribution of Modern Pyrometallurgy

Ma, Yiqian; Stopic, S.; Friedrich, B.; RWTH Aachen, Germany:
Leaching of Eudialyte concentrate and RRE-Precipitation

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

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

Wednesday, June 28, 11:00


General Pyrometallurgy


Recycling / Waste

Improving of Alloys

Process Control


Blanpain, B.

Kuhn, H.-A.

Rütten, J.

Scharf, C..

Van Camp, M..


Xuegang, Chen; Tao, T.; China ENFI Engineering Corporation, China;
Status and Sustainable Development of Side-Submerged Combustion Smelting Process

Spanring, Alfred; Breyner, S.; RHI AG, Austria:
RHI’s Possibilities for Copper- and Wire-Producing Applications

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

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

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


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

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

Saternus, Mariola; et al.; Silesian University of Technology, Poland:
Possibilities of Recycling LED Diodes

Walkowicz, Monika et al.; AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland:
Tarnishing and corrosion of copper alloys under various laboratory conditions

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


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

Altenberger, Igor; Heinrichs, S.; Kuhn, H.-A., Wieland Werke AG, Germany:
Microstructure and Properties of Ultra High Strength High-Alloyed and Quasi-Equiatomic Cu-Al-Mn Alloys

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

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

Filzwieser, Andreas et al.; Mettop GmbH, Austria:
Furnace Integrity - A Holistic Approach to face todays Challenges


*Lotfian, Samira; Ahmed, H.; Samuelsson, C.; Luleå University of Technology, Sweden:
Alternative Reducing Agents in Metallurgical Processes: Shredder Residue Material

Xia, Longgong; Taskinen, P.; Aalto University, School of Chemical Technology, Finland; Liu, Z.; Central South University, School of Metallurgy and Environment, China:

The Determination of 3D Phase Diagrams of the Cu2Ox-ZnO-SiO2 System

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

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

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

Wednesday, June 28, 14:10


General Pyrometallurgy / Strategic Metals Recovery Technologies

By-product Treatment

Recycling / Waste

Improving of Alloys



Meuerer, U.

Nyberg, J.

Jak, E.

Filzwieser, A.



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

Bräuner, Stefan; Storch, H.; Daum, K.-H.; Outotec GmbH & Co. KG, Germany:
Digitalization – Chances to improve plant performance

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

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



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

Martins, Júlia Mont'Alverne et al.; Votorantim Metais Zinco, Brazil:
Recovery of Copper and Zinc from Waste Brass Ashes by Solvent Extraction – Juiz de Fora, Brazil

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

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



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

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

Crespo, Carles; akvola Technologies GmbH, Germany:
akvoFloat™ - cost-effective wastewater reuse for oily effluents in the metal industry

Abood, Adnan Naama; Engineering Technical College Baghdad, Iraq; Tolephih, M. H.; Karbala University, Iraq; Kadhum, H. I.; Middl Technical University Iraq:
Friction Stir Welding of Aluminum Alloy AA2024-T351 with OFHC Copper



Weigand, Rolf; ancorro GmbH, Germany: Optimization of High Temperature Plants

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

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

Kurama, H.; Eskişehir Osmangazi Universit, Mining Engineering Department, Turkey:
Effect of Process Parameters on the Electrophorotic Deposition of B4C Particulates on Nickel Substrate


Poster Presentation
Wednesday, June 28, 10:00

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)


Rodriguez-Almansa, Ana et al.; Atlantic Copper SLU, Spain:
Evaluation of Celda Hull Test as a Quantitative Method to Control Additives in the Electrolyte of Atlantic Copper Refinery

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

Santana Barros, Kayo
; Sã
o Paulo University (USP), Brazil:
Transport Number Determination of Copper Ions in the Heterogeneous Membrane for Electrodialysis Process

Obiso, Daniele; Kriebitzsch, Sebastian
; TU Bergakademie Freiberg, CIC VIRTUHCON, Institute of Energy and Chemical Engineering, Germany:
Numerical Study of Top-Submerged-Lance Gas Injection in Air-Water Systems