The Second International Symposium on Pressure Hydrometallurgy is organized by the Hydrometallurgy Section of the Metallurgy and Materials Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and constitutes its 42nd Annual Hydrometallurgy Meeting. A primary goal of these meetings is to bring together scientists and engineers representing metal producers, equipment suppliers, engineering firms, test laboratories and academia from around the world to share knowledge and exchange ideas. Pressure Hydrometallurgy 2012 builds on the foundations established by the first Pressure Hydrometallurgy conference, held in Banff in 2004.
Since the mid-1980s, we have seen a significant and accelerating number of advancements in technology which continue to enhance our quality of life. These technologies, be they in the areas of renewable energy production, energy storage or demand-side energy efficiency, hybrid vehicles, tablet computers, smartphones, digital displays or lasers all rely on materials made possible by the rare earth elements (commonly referred to as “rare earths”). Consumer and policy-driven demand for these advanced technology products has strained the supply of available rare earths. The rare earth supply chain, from mine to final product, is complex and relatively long, and faces a number of unique challenges particularly as it is in its relatively early stages of development. It is therefore critically important to conduct research on all steps of the supply chain, from geology, extraction, separation and refining, to final product design, and lifecycle management and recycling. Also important is an understanding of the economic and environmental issues related to meeting the demand for rare earth based materials. This inaugural Rare Earths Symposium at the Conference of Metallurgists aims to provide a collaborative forum to discuss these critical and timely issues.
Canadian Milling Practice is the fourth in a series of special volumes published by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) since 1957. Like its predecessors, the book is composed of submissions from metallurgists describing technical aspects of Canadian or Canadian company-owned mineral processing operations. These aspects include deposit geology and ore mineralogy, processing flowsheets, equipment types and specifications, key performance indicators, tailings management and processing costs. Mineral processing operations are detailed for commodities such as precious metals, iron ores, base metals, diamonds and industrial minerals. The book also presents Canadian laboratories providing services and conducting research for the mineral processing industry, as well as Canadian universities offering programs in the field of mineral processing.
Proceedings of COM 2017 - 56th Annual Conference of Metallurgists Hosting World Gold and Nickel-Cobalt
978-1-926872-36-0, August 27-30, 2017 Vancouver
All peer-reviewed papers presented at the conference. Topics include:
Advanced Measuring Techniques and Technologies in Mineral Processing | Advances in Materials Manufacturing III | Corrosion and Environmental Degradation of Materials | Enabling Innovation in Metallurgy | Energy and Eco-Efficiency in Mining and Processing | General Hydrometallurgy | Light Metal Alloys: Processing for Performance | Nickel-Cobalt 2017 (4th International Conference) | World Gold (7th International Conference)
The Golden Anniversary of the Conference of Metallurgists
Edited by Joël Kapusta, Phillip Mackey and Nathan Stubina
This book commemorating the 50th Annual Conference of Metallurgists of the Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM (MetSoc) was compiled to document how the “metallurgical landscape” in Canada has evolved over the 50-year period from the early 1960s, when in 1962, the first Conference of Metallurgists was held, up to the present day. This retrospective also provides us with an opportunity to look forward, hence some ideas on forces likely to shape the future are also included in this volume; a summary of the results of an informal survey of MetSoc members is also included.
The inspiration for this book came from Professor Ed Asselin and the desire to disseminate expert knowledge and insights from experienced professionals in the field of copper hydrometallurgy. Examples of recognizing and effectively meeting challenges and applying established and front-line knowledge and practical insights are provided in this book. The hope is that practitioners in the field will find the material in this book to be practically useful. If the reader could sit down with the authors of this book and "talk shop", this is the kind of material that would likely inform those conversations.
Los códigos y lineamientos de responsabilidad social para la exploración de minerales y la industria minera a menudo no han considerado los procesos sociológicos que afectan las relaciones entre los diversos interesados. En este libro, Jan Boon se enfoca en el lado humano de la exploración minera al profundizar en las formas en que los geocientíficos adoptan valores éticos, apoyan la vida humana y administran los recursos naturales a lo largo del proceso minero.
In a context where fossil fuel consumption and the emissions associated with it is a major global problem, it is highly relevant to consider the use of lightweight materials like aluminium, magnesium and titanium in a variety of end products, especially in the field of transport. It is therefore important to conduct advanced research on these materials, from production, to processing, to design of finished products, taking into account the material involved (Design for X).
This proceedings volume contains articles concerning research fields that are both fundamental and practical, and that are written by researchers from academia, government and private companies. The volume contains articles from Canada, but also from countries as diverse as Saudi Arabia, the United States, France, India, Italy, Norway, New Zealand and Turkey.
While a great deal of literature on project and construction management exists, as do many reference books on the fundamentals of metallurgy and engineering principles, very little information is available on the design process, which translates these fundamentals into the design of a properly functioning metallurgical facility. This book fills the information gap.
Exploration Options, Confidentiality, Related Issues
Foreword – Introduction – Formation of an agreement – The Courts, the Law and Litigation – Confidential Information – Property Interests, Entry, and Consents – Royalty Interests – Some Property Acquisition Agreements – The Joint Venture Relationship – The Farm-In/Joint Venture Agreement Volume II – Royalties Between Private Parties
International standards for the reporting of Mineral Resources, Mineral
Reserves and Exploration Results have been developing at a rapid pace for
the past twenty years due to the globalization of the mining industry.
Standards for the valuation of Mineral Properties have followed a similar
course. This volume contains the current Canadian Reporting Standards for
Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves. These are the Canadian Institute of
Mining Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Definition Standards for Mineral
Resources and Mineral Reserves, the Canadian stock exchange requirements
for disclosure on mineral properties, the CIM Best Practices, and papers
describing industry practice. Canadian Valuation Standards, stock exchange
requirements, and papers describing industry best practice form the second
portion of the volume. Current international reporting standards for mineral
resources and reserves and valuation of mineral properties have also been
included in the respective section.
A handful of Canadians, awakened by the potential of new technology, made Canada the foremost nation in the world in the exploration of mineral resources. Author Norman Reed Paterson, respected worldwide for his innovations in geophysical technology and his indomitable spirit of exploration, takes the reader into the bush, the laboratory, and the office—often with humour—to observe the key players who, through determination and willingness to take risks, showed the world a new way to find mines.
The North American Mine Ventilation Symposium is organized and led by a coalition of 4 leading partners. Since the first Symposium in 1982, the Underground Ventilation Committee (UVC) has sought to provide mine ventilation engineers and technicians in the underground coal, metal, and industrial mineral mining industry with the latest information and operating practices from the field and promote the exchange of ideas and research in a variety of related areas to include the monitoring of air contaminants, determining fresh air requirements, and producing power efficient ventilation and cooling systems and energy-related topics.
CIM’s Special Volume 57 is the third volume in a series of books dedicated to porphyry deposits of the northwestern Cordillera and is timely, given the increased levels of exploration for precious and base metals seen throughout western British Columbia, southwest Yukon and southern Alaska over the past number of years. With the increasing importance of copper in the sustainable future of global society, this volume presents a series of papers focused on porphyry deposits, the major source of this green metal globally, structured into two sections.
This Special Volume will be of interest to geologists, explorers, miners and anyone wanting to learn more about this core part of the mining landscape in Canada and Alaska.
The well-attended 2019 Annual Conference of Metallurgists hosted the 10th edition of the International Copper Conference Series, and the event was co-organized by MetSoc and 7 other international societies which ensured an incredibly global presence.
COM + Copper 2019 attracted more than 1,000 attendees, featured 311 oral presentations within nine symposia, and 55 posters.
COM 2019 Chair: Dr. Edouard Asselin, University of British Columbia | Copper 2019 Chair: Dr. Joël Kapusta, BBA Inc.
Proceedings of ICAA 16 2018
Copyright line: Published by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, www.metsoc.org
Number of papers: 84
Event Name: ICAA 16 – 2018 International Conference on Aluminum Alloys 16
Event date: June 17-21, 2018
Event location: McGill University, Montreal, Canada
• Light Metal Technologies – Applications for the Transportation Industry
• Manufacturing Involving Rapid Solidification
• Advances in Materials Manufacturing IV – Dr. Jason Lo Memorial Symposium
• Corrosion and Degradation
• Accelerated Material Design (ICME) in Structural and Energy Materials
• Towards Sustainable Energy Practices in Metal Processing
• Third Novennial Symposium on New Technology Implementation
• Rodney Jones Honorary Symposium on Chromite Processing
• Processing of Critical Materials
The Clean Processing Symposium is organized by the Non-Ferrous Pyrometallurgy Section of the Metallurgical Society of CIM as part of COM 2012. Although the main focus of the section is to promote and support the activities of professionals in the field of pyrometallurgy, we recognize the importance of technical developments in other fields of extractive metallurgy as complementary to the overall goal of sustainability in our industry. Developments in pyrometallurgy have undergone resurgence over the past few years as we are driven to meet the standards set by alternative processes and as our industry gains a better understanding of the challenges presented by those alternatives.
The section is pleased to be able to provide a cross-section of technical developments and commercial applications, illustrating that a coordinated effort will be required to meet future demands for profitable operation in the face of environmental regulations and social expectations. Included in this symposium are papers covering the fields of pyrometallurgy, hydrometallurgy and mineral processing, for the extraction of metals from aluminum to zinc.
4th International Conference on Shaft Design and Construction, a Symposium organized by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum. In collaboration with The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)
The history of metallurgy in Canada since 1900 represents a vast historical topic. This report seeks to provide a coherent summary by focussing on three core themes: the histories of major companies involved in the production of base metals, the nature and evolution of metallurgical engineering, and significant Canadian contributions to the international field of metallurgy. Each theme is discussed in a chapter of this report. This broad overview makes it possible to address fundamental questions, particularly whether Canada experienced a “golden age” of metallurgical research and development that spanned the second half of the twentieth century, and, if so, whether this period has come to an end.
This book traces the changing ways in which research and development occurred in Canada's mining and metallurgy sector from the 1950s to the present day. The study is a collaborative project developed by Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation and the Historical Metallurgy Section of the Metallurgy & Materials Society (MetSoc).
This is the sixth in a series of symposia, which started in 1992, on waste processing and recycling
in the mineral and metallurgical industry. The symposia have been held in Edmonton, Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Hamilton and now Montréal. They are sponsored by the Environment Section of the Metallurgical Society in collaboration with other interested Sections and held at the annual Conference of Metallurgists. The present one is also co-sponsored by the Minerals, Metals and Material Society (TMS) of the U.S.A., and Mining and Materials Institute of Japan.
“Women of Impact” is a celebration of women’s achievements in science and engineering. Based on in-person interviews, this collection profiles eighteen women who have made significant contributions to the fields of materials, metallurgy, and mining in Canada. Their compelling stories and impressive achievements reveal how women have defied stereotypes, pushed through barriers, and passionately engaged with their industry.
The World Gold Conference is hosted alternatively by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and the Southern Africa Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM). The conference completed its first cycle with the 2009 Gold Conference in Johannesburg. After 3 successful events, the conference returned to Canada for the 50th Anniversary of the Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM. According to the World Gold Council, the rise in demand for bars, coins and jewellery increased the global gold demand in the first quarter of 2011 totalling 981.3 tonnes, up 11% year-on-year from 881.0 tonnes in the first quarter of 2010. In value terms, this translated to US$43.7bn, compared with US$31.4bn in the first quarter of 2010, an increase of almost 40%. The gold price exploded in the summer of 2011, reaching $1,850 USD/oz, in August. Many large projects were initiated by mining companies following the constantly increasing price of gold.