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View the manager of the hydrometallurgy section at Outotec, Marc Nicolle, discussing their company and its role in the sector.

 

Alejandro Lillo from Metalex shares his company's passion for #sustainable innovation.

 

Professor Bhargava, from RMIT University, captivated delegates at #SAIMM2016 this morning with his talk on how we can get more from less for more in this ongoing crisis of the mining sector around the globe.

He explains his passion for education, elaborates on his own research and also tells us about his visit to South Africa and the guest lecture that he will be presenting at the University of Cape Town.

 

#SAIMM2016 features a wide range of exhibitors. One of these are the mineral processing company, #Cidra.

Applications Technician, Travis Felix, explains the company's activities and discusses their participation at SAIMM's conference on #hydrometallurgy.

 

Doris Oke from Wits - University of the Witwatersrand presented her Masters degree research yesterday at the SAIMM Hydrometallurgy 2016.

She discusses her presentation, her new #research and the importance of conferencing.

 

In attendance at SAIMM Hydrometallurgy 2016 Conference is Dr Bazhko from Mintek. She is a specialist in the hydrometallurgy field.

In the clip, she discusses her attendance at the conference and the nature of her research.

 

John Robinson from Total discussing his company's involvement at the Hydrometallurgy 2016 Conference and the industry as a whole.

 

Ricardo Lasnibat is a masters student from Universidad Católica del Norte. He presented his research this morning at the SAIMM Hydrometallurgy 2016 Conference.

 

Xolisa Camagu Goso delivered a presentation on his research this morning. Employed in #pyrometallurgy, he is attending his third #SAIMM conference this year.

He discusses his industry, his attendance at the conference and the importance of conferencing.

 

In our first keynote address of the day, K. Osseo-Asare from Penn State University in the USA delivered his presentation on the fundamentals of hydrometallurgy. This included talks on the sector on all levels: solids, solutions and #nanoscience.

 

We checked in with F Crundwell from CM Solutions after his keynote address at the SAIMM Hydrometallurgy 2016 Conference.

He elaborates on the conference and his own research.

 

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