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2014 ASISC Annual Meeting

Schedule of Events

2014 ASISC Conference
August 14th, 9AM to 5 PM; August 15th, 9AM to 12 PM

Franklin Square Inn
7th Floor Conference Area
820 Sheldon Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931

ASISC Annual Meeting Registration

Wednesday, August 13th

Tour of the Tilden Mine

Meet in Hotel Lobby. Inquire for details

Thursday, August 14th

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 1: Plenary Session


What is ASISC?
S. Komar Kawatra, ASISC at Michigan Technological University


Concentration of Brazilian Itabirite via Froth Flotation
Laurindo S. Leal Filho, Vale Technological Institute


What is “Drill to Mill”?
Dennis Murr, Barr Engineering


Implications of the concepts of sustainability vs non-sustainability to the mineral and energy resources industries, the environment, national economies, and competing civilizations and the increasing strategic significance of iron and steel production in the 21st Century
Dr. Paul Metz, University of Alaska Fairbanks


Feasible Biobeneficiation Technology for Low Grade Iron Ore
Dr. Mingming Zhang, ArcelorMittal


Emerging Iron Ore Beneficiation Trends in Eastern India
D.P. Chakraborty, Tata Steel

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch (Provided by ASISC)

1:30 PM - 3:20 PM

Session 2: Advancements in Iron Ore Processing


Keynote: Future of Iron Ore Pelletization in the United States
Richard Kiesel, Coleraine Minerals Research Laboratory Natural Resources Research Institute


Pellet dustiness and abrasion
Joseph Halt, ASISC, Michigan Technological University


E-nugget Plant Process Update
John Simmons, CarbonTec Energy


High Frequency Screen Classification in Grinding Circuits
Laercio G. Albequerque, Derrick Corporation


Advancement in Equipment Technology for Mineral Processing
David Meadows, FL Smidth

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session 3: Water Chemistry and Treatment Processes


Keynote: Flocculant “Best Practices” in the Mining Industry
Scott Moffatt, Cytec Industries


Comparison of Dispersants for Selective Flocculation of Iron Ore
Howard Haselhuhn, ASISC, Michigan Technological University


Surface Chemistry Aspects of Polysaccharide Depressants in Mineral Flotation Systems
Kaustubh Shrimali, University of Utah


Beneficiation of Iron Ore, Coal and Industrial Minerals by Specific, Selective and Green reagents as collectors
Prabhakar Swarna, Indian Council of Scientific and industrial research-Metallurgical Lab

5:30 PM

Cash Bar

6:30 PM

Annual Banquet (Provided by ASISC)

Banquet Speaker: Jim Graham, NFC Consulting
Presentation of Lifetime Achievement Award to Laurindo Leal

Friday, August 15th

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 4: Energy and Process Optimization


Keynote: A Clear Picture of Where the Nuclear Fuel Cycle is three years after Fukushima
Jim Graham, NFCConsulting


“Stuff waht is sticken to the linen”: Role of pre-reduction in the preparation of suitable iron units for the EAF melt shop
Larry Southwick, LMSouthwick Consulting


Effect of Smaller Media Size on Pebble Mill Circuit Grinding Efficiency at a Hematite Ore Processing Facility
Aaron Ritthaler, Cliffs Natural Resources


Partial replacement of bentonite in agglomeration and pelletization process
Jacob McDonald, ASISC Michigan Technological University

10:40 AM - 11:50 AM

Session 5: Environmental Technology and Sustainable Development


Keynote: Modern Air Pollution Controls for Iron Ore Induration
Janice Bolen, Hatch


MagCorr Magnetic Material Analyzer – A Unique Method of Iron Detection/Analysis
Ben Burdett, Harrison R. Cooper Systems


Cold Bonding of Siliceous Iron Ore Tailings
Samuel Roache, ASISC, Michigan Technological University

Questions? Contact ASISC Staff, 906-487-3132 ASISC@mtu.edu

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Department of Chemical Engineering
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931
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Coordinator: ASISC@mtu.edu

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