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HIDROMETALLURGY 2017 - CONFERENCE PROGRAM
Include a welcoming cocktail, 9 technical sessions, 4 coffee breaks, 2 fellowship lunches and trade show
THURSDAY AUG 17th, 2017
SESSION I : INAUGURAL - Chair : Eng. Vidal Mamani
17:00 PM
  Welcoming words. Organizing Committee
17:10 PM
  Prospects for Hydrometallurgical Treatment of Copper Concentrates: Old Challenges and New Opportunities. David Dreisinger (Canada)
17:40 PM
  A new era in Pressure Hydrometallurgy. Fathi Habashi (Canada)
18:05 PM
  Treatment of deep transition minerals at Gold Mill Plant Yanacocha Mine SRL. Luis Vente. Head of Processes in Newmont Yanacocha
  Mine (Peru)
18:30 PM
  Mining-Metallurgical projects that turned out in “White Elephants”. Diogenes Uceda (Peru)
18:55 PM
  Opening cocktail
FRIDAY AUG 18th, 2017
SESSION II : ORES & CONCENTRATES LEACHING - Chair : Eng. Orlando Bernal
08:45 AM
  Outotec's Chloride leaching process for recovery of copper, silver and gold from challenging concentrates. Marko Lampi.
  Outotec(Finland)
09:15 AM
  Catalytic Leaching of Copper Concentrates – a UBC Perspective. David Dixon (Canada)
09:45 AM
  PLCC Project - Autoclave technology applied to complex copper concentrates. Marcelo Acuña. EcoMetales (Chile)
10:15 AM
  COFFEE BREAK I
SESSION III : COPPER SOLVENT EXTRACTION - Chair : Eng. Rafael Beltrán
10:55 AM
  Effect of nitrate and permanganate salt on degradation of copper extractants. Zou Qian. Hallochem (China)
11:20 AM
  SX operation under high chloride content conditions. Rodrigo Zambra. Solvay (Chile)
11:45 PM
  Challenges of Copper Solvent Extraction in high Chloride-Sulphate solutions. Hector Yañez. BASF (Chile)
12:10 PM
  The importance of the physical quality of the organic phase in a copper SX plant. Edgar Ricce. Solvay (Peru)
12:35 PM
  Online analyzer of the organic-aqueous ratio and phase separation time in the solvent extraction process
13:00 PM
  Fellowship lunch I
SESSION IV : HEAP LEACHING - Chair : Eng. Vidal Mamani
14:30 PM
  Application of integral methodology for operative optimization of heap leaching. Marinka Silva. TESRA (Chile)
14:55 PM
  Heap Leach Modeling using the HeapSim-2D Model. David Dixon (Canada)
15:20 PM
  Paradigms in the operation and design of heap leach Plants. Percy Mayta (Peru). Sierra Gorda Oxide Project Manager.
  KGHM International Chile
15:45 PM
  Feasibility of increasing heaps temperature and the leaching of chalcopyrite. Guillermo Velarde (Peru)
16:10 PM
  New heap leaching technology for mixed, secondary and transitional ores. Orlando Bernal (Peru)
16:35 PM
  COFFEE BREAK II
SESSION V : GOLD & SILVER HYDROMETALLURGY I - Chair : Eng. Wilber Armas
17:10 PM
  Mineralogical and hydrometallurgical analysis of the material coming from a stockpile to predict its behavior during processing.
  Melissa Jacome. UTEC (Peru)
17:35 PM
  Gold Metallurgy: Past, Present, and Future. Fathi Habashi (Canada)
18:00 PM
  Optimization in the treatment of cyanide solutions coming from Plant tailings getting sludge with economic value. Javier Zela.
  Cía de Minas Buenaventura (Perú)
18:25 PM
  Silver leaching from jarosite by thiourea in acid media. Dandy Calla (Peru)
18:50 PM
  Increasing the productivity of gold leaching by increasing the rate of irrigation. José Vidarte (Peru)
SATURDAY AUGUST 19th, 2017
SESSION VI : ZINC, LEAD, PHOSPHATES AND PLANTS PRODUCTIVITY - Chair : Eng. José Vidarte
08:30 AM
  The Hydrometallurgical Treatment of Zinc and Lead Concentrates. David Dreisinger (Canada)
09:15 AM
  Hydrometallurgy of Phosphate Rock. Fathi Habashi (Canada)
09:40 AM
  Alternatives of improvements of the productivity in metallurgical plants. Percy Mayta (Peru). Sierra Gorda Oxide Project Manager.
  KGHM International Chile
10:10 AM
  Copper Metallurgy at the Crossroads. Fathi Habashi (Canada)
10:35 AM
  COFFEE BREAK III
SESSION VII : BIOTECHNOLOGIES I. ELECTROMETALLURGY - Chair : Eng. Orlando Bernal
11:10 AM
  Biotechnology for the removal of pollutants from mine water. Fidel Misari (Peru)
11:35 AM
  Environmental biotechnology in the treatment of pollution by cyanide, mercury and others. Jose Guerrero (Peru)
12:00 PM
  Leaching of a ferrous-ferric sand using Shewanella putrefaciens. Ramiro Escudero (México)
12:15 PM
  Chemical balances in copper electrolytic refining. Rafael Beltran. Jefe de Plantas Auxiliares (Peru)
12:40 PM
  Emerging technologies and trends in electro-refining and electrowinning of aqueous solutions. Diogenes Uceda (Peru)
13:05 PM
  Fellowship lunch II
SESSION VIII : GOLD & SILVER HYDROMETALLURGY II - Chair : Eng. Wilber Armas
14:30 PM
  The Recovery of Gold without Cyanide: The Use of Thiosulfate as an Alternative to Cyanide. David Dreisinger (Canada)
15:00 PM
  Gold Biosorption from Chloride Media Using Plant Lignin. Shafiq Alam (Canada)
15:25 PM
  Severo Process for silver & gold leaching without cyanide in basic media. Severo Palacios (Peru)
15:50 PM
  Interdisciplinary approach in research of leaching processes of refractory minerals containing noble metals. Juan Carlos Rodriguez.
  UTEC (Peru)
16:15 PM
  COFFEE BREAK IV
SESSION IX : BIOTECHNOLOGIES II & ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS - Chairs : Eng. Rafael Beltrán, Biol. José Guerrero
16:50 PM
  Auriferous biomining. José Guerrero (Peru)
17:15 PM
  Fungal bioleaching of gold & silver refractory sulphide ores. Yunuen Meza (Mexico)
17:40 PM
  Bioleaching of refractory sulphide copper-gold bearing minerals. Luis Ramirez (Peru)
18:05 PM
  Challenges and Prospects of Biometallurgy.Jose Guerrero (Peru)
18:30 PM
  Methodology for Bioremediation of wastewater contaminated with cyanide from gold leaching. Katherym Bamague Ruiz (Colombia)
18:55 PM
  CLOSURE

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