3° INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP
ABOUT METAL RECOVERY FROM MINING WASTE (M2R2)
     
 
This event is supported by the national and international mining industry, suppliers and academia, aims to review the research, technologies, processes and industrial practices about mining waste management, recycling and recovery of metals and materials, taking into account the industrial needs, as well as the new environmental regulations and guidelines.
 

Process Deadline
Abstract submission by authors December 13, 2013
Approval notification by Technical Committee January 17, 2014
Sending Template for ppt presentation February 15, 2014
Submission of ppt presentation in English
with the registration payment already done
by speakers)
March 14, 2014
Final program available with speakers
(20 min per presentation)
March 21, 2014

Preliminary program

TIME ACTIVITY
8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:30

Welcome:EXPOMIN
Chairman Workshop: Mario Sánchez, Director, Metallurgy Civil Engineering, Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB)

9:30 - 10:30

Panel I: Trends in Mining Waste Management
National vision: Ministry of Environment, Chile

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
11:00 - 13:00

Panel II: Experience from the Industry
Aurubis AG, Germany, Thomas Buenger, Senior Vice President, Business Unit Primary Copper

Dangerous waste and sustainable mining: arsenic management, Iván Valenzuela, General Manager, EcoMetales, Chile

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 16:10

Panel III: Research and Technological Development of New Processes

Bio-mediated recovery of Selenium: exploring optimal process conditions, P. González, Process Specialist, Paques B.V., The Netherlands
Economic potential of tailings, R. Mallea, Director Project AHK - BGR, Camchal, Chile
Metal recovery from mining waste using biotechnology of extremophiles, Gloria Bravo, Biotecnológica Arauco Spa, Chile
Copper recovery using biological matrix from Chilean native algae, C. Ortiz, Universidad de Santiago de Chile and Ambiotek SPA, Chile

16:10 - 16:30 Coffee
16:30 - 18:15

Panel IV: Technological solutions  

  • Magnetic recovery of iron from copper mineral tailings, A. Álvarez, Specialist, JRI Ingeniería, Chile
  • Development of flotation process technology to treat  copper smelting slag and tailing, Lu Shijie, BGRIMM, China
  • “Invisible miners” are key enabler to immobilize and reprocess arsenic waste to scorodite, P. González, Paques B.V., The Netherlands
    Zero discharge & space saving gas cleaning technology, A. Strickroth, CEO, CPPE, Luxembourg
18:15 – 18:30 Summary of the seminar: Chairman Mr. Mario Sánchez and co-chairs of panels
 
  Chairman
Mario Sánchez
Director, Metallurgical Civil Engineering, UNAB
     
Comité Técnico:

• Jorge Mejías, Gerente Ventas, Mining Solutions Chile-Perú, Business Center West - South America (Coordinación Técnica)

• Iván Valenzuela, Gerente General, EcoMetales Limited

Pedro Reyes, Gerente General, División Chagres, Angloamerican, Chile

• Héctor Yáñez
, Director de Proyectos, Arcadis Chile

• Carlos Landolt
, Presidente Directorio, COPRIM Ingeniería S.A.

• Alexis Soto
, Director, INprocess Consulting

• Armando Valenzuela
, Director, AL Prospecta Consultores

     




   



   
     


Dear Colleague,

The Technical Committee is pleased to welcome the submission of abstracts to the 3º International Workshop on Metals Recovery from Mining Waste (M2R2 2014) to be held on April 24th, 2014 in Santiago, Chile, during the Congress EXPOMIN 2014.

This event aims to review the research, technologies, processes and industrial practices relating to mining waste management, recycling and recovery of metals and materials, taking into account the industrial needs, as well as the new environmental regulations and guidelines.

Send your abstract (up to 500-words) in English or Spanish (.doc), which must include a title (less than 150 characters), author’s full name, position, company or institution, business address, city, country, telephones, e-mail and indication of one of the following topics of interest:

1. Environmental regulations
2. R&D and new processes
3. Technological offer and
4. Industrial practices


Looking forward for your participation!


Deadline:
December 13, 2013


+ info:
m2r2@expomin.cl