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Virtual Special Issue of Minerals Engineering

Selected papers have been published over the last few months in various issues of Minerals Engineering. These papers are now grouped together on ScienceDirect as a "Virtual" Special Issue (VSI) and can be viewed and downloaded at ScienceDirect.


Proceedings USB

The conference proceedings USB is available by emailing Jon Wills. The USB costs £59 which includes postage and contains the following papers:


Keynote Lecture: Towards sustainable development of mineral resources – the role of biohydrometallurgy
S.T.L. Harrison (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

Development of integrated bioleaching processes for the treatment of low-grade complex ores
M. Gericke and P. van Staden (Mintek, South Africa)

Effect of adding surfactant in the leaching solution on the bacterial ferrous iron oxidation and chalcopyrite bioleaching
M. Ghadiri, S.T.L. Harrison and M.A. Fagan-Endres (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

Sphalerite bioleaching comparison in shake flasks and percolators
A. Schippers, C. Tanne, J. Stummeyer and T. Graupner (Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Germany)

Hybrid tank bioleaching of polymetallic sulfide concentrates
C.G. Bryan, R. Bransgrove (Camborne School of Mines, UK) and J.C.O. Andersen (University of Exeter, UK)

Influence of CO2 supplementation on bioleaching kinetics in stirred tank reactor
A.-G. Guezennec, C. Joulian, J. Jacob, F. Bodenan and P. d’Hugues (BRGM, France)

Effect of sodium chloride on bioleaching of sulfidic ores by mesophilic acidophilic iron-oxidizing bacteria and moderately thermophilic iron/sulfur-oxidizing bacteria
D. Huynh, M. Kaszuba, S. Kaschabek, W. Sand and M. Schlömann (TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany)

New approaches for bioleaching of nickel laterite ore
E.C. Giese, H.L. Carpen, L.C. Bertolino and C.L. Schneider (CETEM, Brazil)

Fine grinding and mesophile bioleaching of a Ni/Cu polymetallic concentrate: an integrated approach
J.R. Carr, D.E. Coulton, N.J.G.Wilshaw (Grinding Solutions Ltd, UK), D.W. Dew (Dewality Consultants Ltd, UK), and C.G. Bryan (Camborne School of Mines, UK)

Bioprocessing options for platinum group element (PGE) ores
S. Hedrich, A. Schippers (Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Germany), M. Smart, S. Biswas, E. Ngoma and S.T.L. Harrison (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

Biooxidation of a low-grade gold ore at elevated pressures
S. Ahoranta, A.-M. Lakaniemi, J.A. Puhakka (Tampere University of Technology, Finland) and Gang Zou (Zijin Mining Group Co. Ltd, China)

Bioleaching of REE from bauxites
M. Barnett, B. Palumbo-Roe, E. Deady and S. Gregory (British Geological Survey, UK)

New biodegradable leaching agents for recovery of rare earth elements (REE) from ion adsorption clay deposit (IAC) in north west Madagascar
S. Kutschke, R. Möckel, S. Bachman and K. Pollmann (Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology, Germany)

Archaeal dominated BIOX® cultures show increased flexibility to operational changes
M. Smart, C.J. Edward, S.T.L. Harrison (University of Cape Town, South Africa), C. Fourie, T. Shumba and J. Iron (Barberton Mines, South Africa)

Heavy metal binding peptides – biosorbents with economic and ecological potential
R. Braun, S. Matys, R. Jain, K. Pollmann (Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology, Germany) and N. Schoenberger (TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany)

Biosorption of indium(III) from aqueous solutions by microalgal biomass: study of various process parameters
N.R. Nicomel, L. Otero-Gonzalez, T. Hennebel, G. Du Laing (Ghent University, Belgium), L. Arashiro, M. Garfi and I. Ferrer (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech, Spain)

The fate and impact of contaminants in a biological iron oxidation and jarosite precipitation process operated at room temperature
A.H Kaksonen, C. Morris, J. Wylie, K. Usher (CSIRO Land and Water, Australia), J. Li (CSIRO Mineral Resources, Australia), F. Hilario (Vale, Brazil) and C. du Plessis (Lhoist Business Innovation Centre, Belgium)

Bioleaching for tailings valorization
P. Kinnunen, J. Mäkinen, M. Salo, E. Yli-Rantala and M. Bomberg (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland)

Cadmium and arsenic removal from Panasqueira mine tailings by a microbial consortium
M.C. Vila, D. Madureira, O. Nunes, R. Lopes, S. Santos, A. Futuro, M.L. Dinis and A. Fiúza (University of Porto, Portugal)

Beyond biorecovery: environmental win-win by biorefining of metallic wastes into new functional materials
A.J Murray, I. Mikheenko, S.A Archer and L.E. Macaskie (University of Birmingham, UK)

Effect of biological pretreatment on metal extraction from flotation tailings for chloride leaching
P. Altinkaya, E. Kolehmainen, M. Haapalainen (Outotec Research Center, Finland), J. Mäkinen, P. Kinnunen (VTT, Finland) and M. Lundström (Aalto University, Finland)

Establishing the flow through biokinetic system as a viable test for the characterisation of sulfidic waste rock mineral for ARD potential
D.X. Makaula, R.J. Huddy, M.A. Fagan-Endres and S.T.L. Harrison (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

Effects of operational parameters on the bio-assisted leaching of metals from pyrolyzed printed circuit boards
M.A. Arinanda, F. Lambert, S. Gaydardzhiev (University of Liege, Belgium), Q. Van Haute and P.-F. Bareel (Comet Traitements S.A., Belgium)

Determination of ferrous oxidation kinetics in the presence of metals associated with printed circuit boards to determine the potential for bioleaching of eWaste
C.J. Edward, T. Pather, R. Govender, E. Ngoma, E. Govender-Opitz, A. Kotsiopoulos and S.T.L. Harrison (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

Double-stage continuous bioreactor for the bioleaching of printed circuit boards to recover metals with acidophilic micro-organisms
A. Hubau, M. Minier (IRCP, France), A. Chagnes (Georessources, France) and A.G. Guezennec (BRGM, France)

Optimization of hematite and quartz bioflotation by an artificial neural network
A.G. Merma, M.L. Torem and B.F. dos Santos (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Performance of a sulfidogenic bioreactor inoculated with indigenous communities for treating acidic mine water
S. Hedrich (Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Germany), P.A. Galleguillos (CICITEM, Chile), D. Gonzaléz, C. Colipai and I. Nancucheo (Universidad San Sebastián, Chile)

Flotation of hematite using a crude biosurfactant and mathematical modelling of its electrophoretic behaviour
J.G.S. Puelles, C.A.C. Olivera, A.G. Merma and M.L. Torem (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Screening halophilic bacteria for their potential as pyrite bio-depressants in Cu-Mo bioflotation
G.L. Consuegra, S. Kutschke, K. Pollmann (Helmholtz-Zentrum-Dresden-Rossendorf. Germany) and M. Rudolph (Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology, Germany)

Bio-catalytic upgrading of heavy and pyrolysis oils: optioneering of fossil, biorefined, and renewable resources
S.A. Archer, J. Wood, L.E. Macaskie (University of Birmingham, UK) and B.K. Sharma (University of Illinois, USA)

Microbial Pb(II) precipitation: the influence of oxygen
H.G. Brink, J. Peens, M. Lategan and K. Naudé (University of Pretoria, South Africa)



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