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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

Location:
Franklin Square Inn
7th Floor Conference Area
820 Sheldon Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
1-906-487-1700

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

Registration

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 1: Plenary Session

1.

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

2.

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

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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

6.

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

7.

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

8.

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

9.

E-nugget Plant Process Update
John Simmons, CarbonTec Energy

10.

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

11.

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

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session 3: Water Chemistry and Treatment Processes

12.

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

13.

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

14.

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

15.

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

16.

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

17.

“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

18.

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

19.

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

20.

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

21.

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

22.

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


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

ASISC
Michigan Technological University

Department of Chemical Engineering
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931
906-487-3132
Fax: 906-487-3213
Coordinator: ASISC@mtu.edu

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