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SAIMM Pretoria Branch Iron Ore Symposium

Date 07 March 2018
- 08 March 2018
Location Symposium at Engineering 1, Exhibition Space, University of Pretoria
Resources Pretoria Branch Symposium _ 7 _ 8 March 2018.pdf

Pretoria Branch 2018 iron use


Wednesday, 7 March 2018 
08:30–09:00 Arrival and registration
09:00–09:15 Welcoming Address by the Dean
Prof. Sunil Maharaj
09:15–10:00 Commodity trends in Capital Markets
Mrs Wilna Hoffman, Multotec
10:00–12:00 The mineralogy of iron ore
Dr Liming Lu, CSIRO
12:00–12:30 Lunch
12:30–14:30 Flotation of iron ore
Prof. Leal Laurindo, Vale, Brazil
14:30–16:30 Raw materials and binders for iron ore pellets
Dr Joseph Poveromo, USA
Thursday, 8 March 2018 
08:30–09:00 Arrival
09:00–11:00 The mineralogy of iron ore sinter
Dr Liming Lu, CSIRO
11:00–12:30 The SFCA phase in iron sinter
Prof. Johan de Villiers, UP
12:30–13:00 Lunch
13:00–15:00 Physical simulation of blast furnace conditions to determine and model metallurgical characteristics of iron ore, pellets, and sinter
Mr Jacques Muller, (Anglo American)
15:00–16:00 Iron ore value-in-use
Mr Kobus Vreugdenburg, (Anglo American)

For more info contact:

Dr Natasia Naude

Prof. Andrie Garbers-Craig