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Monday March 22nd

08.45Opening Remarks
B.A. Wills (UK)
09.00Technical Session 1 - New Technology
Chairmen: I. Grewal (Canada) and G.K.N. Subasinghe (Australia)
09.00Multi-cell jigging for fine particle separation
D.C. Yang (Mineral Technologies International, Inc., USA)
09.30Characterisation of the pulse wave of an InLine Pressure Jig for the purposes of optimisation
A. Nesbitt and P. van der Plas (Cape Technikon, South Africa)
10.00Applications of a high capacity wash water spiral
D.E. Spiller and J. Elder (Outokumpu Technology Inc., USA)
11.10Performance of the reflux classifier for gravity separation at full scale
K.P. Galvin, A. Callen, J. Zhou and E. Doroodchi (University of Newcastle, Australia)
11.40The GFL gold flowsheet – an alternative to CIP
J.N.R. Enraght-Moony (Esker Milling and Processing, Australia)
12.10Development of an automatic pycnometer for the mineral industry
P.M. Cameron (JK Tech Pty Ltd, Australia) and H. Gordon (UltraSort Pty Ltd, Australia)
14.00Technical Session 2 - Applications
Chairman: D. Henderson (Australia)
14.00InLine Pressure Jig (Gekko’s) starts the modernization plan at the San Rafael plant
F.A. Ruiz et al (Minsur SA, Peru) and R. Longley (Gekko Systems Pty Ltd, Australia)
14.30Improved gold recovery economics at Target Gold Mine, South Africa
J.A. Botha (Avgold Target Division, South Africa)
15.00The use of surface active chemicals in heavy medium viscosity reduction
N.T. Mabuza, J. Pocock, B.K. Loveday (University of Natal, South Africa)
15.30Concentration of Iranian titanium ore by physical methods
M. Irannajad and A. Mehdilo (Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran)
19.00Conference Dinner Pre-drinks

Tuesday March 23rd

09.00Technical Session 3 - Design, optimisation, enhanced gravity
Chairmen: D.C. Yang (USA) and K. Galvin (Australia)
09.00Designing a full-scale gravity circuit - laboratory testing and interpretation of gravity results
C. Sprake (Falcon Concentrators, Canada)
09.30Gravity circuit optimisation via mathematical modelling by particle size classes
I. Grewal and M. Fullam (Knelson Concentrators, Canada)
10.00A mechanistic approach to modelling Knelson Concentrators
T.Coulter and G.K.N. Subasinghe (Murdoch University, Australia)
11.10Best practice feed preparation to optimise metallurgical outcomes for gravity circuits
S. Lewis-Gray (Gekko Systems Pty Ltd, Australia)
11.40Ore characterisation methods for economic oxide minerals
W.H. Fander (Central Mineralogical Services Ltd, Australia) and J.N.R. Enraght-Moony (Esker Milling and Processing, Australia)
12.10The recovery of fine values from tailings streams by enhanced gravity separation
R.G. Richards and T.A. Jones (Roche Mining, Australia)
12.40Enhanced gravity separation to recover fine gold
R. Dunne (Newmont, Australia), P. Holtham, G. Lymann (JKMRC, Australia), A. McAcleese (University of Queensland, Australia) and S Hart (Newcrest Mining, Australia)




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