Advancements in Mineral Processing:

Challenges and Opportunities

The Scope

The symposium will cover past, present and future developments in mineral processing, with a focus on how past practices have influenced current operations and the trajectory of technology development.

Topics will include, but are not limited to:

  • Comminution
  • Physical separation, particularly gravity separation and the nugget effect
  • Flotation
  • Dewatering
  • Tailings management and reprocessing of historic tailings
  • Environmental considerations such as deleterious elements

Papers of particular interest to mineral processing operations in Atlantic Canada are encouraged.

Intended Audience

Mineral processing industry and academia

Symposium Organizers

Chair: Erin Bobicki, UofA/UofT
Craig Hudson, Atlantic Gold, CMP Atlantic