June 18 - 20, 2019POSTPONED
Golden, Colorado USA
A Short Course and Workshop with Emphasis on Plant Practice

Check-in is required for all participants on the first day of attendance. A continental breakfast is available before class on each day.

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The information presented below applied to the 2018 session. Updated information for 2019 will be available soon.

Tuesday • June 26
7:45Check-in and late registrationRegistration Desk
8:30Integrated Recycling Strategies at Boliden's SmeltersJoachim PetterssonSr. Metallurgist, Boliden, Vasterbotten, Sweden
9:45Complex Tin Recycling at Fenix and FalconJohn BroxhamSenior Commercial Director, Fenix Metals, Chmielow, Poland
10:15Metals Recycling:  Using Metsim to Confirm the Value CaseLorena TereEngineer in Training / Non-Ferrous Pyrometallurgy, Hatch, Mississauga, Ontario
11:00Eight Years of Recycling Research at CR3Brajendra MishraDirector, Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling, WPI, Worchester, MA
11:30Networking Time
1:00World Approaches to Recycling LeadTravis Hesterberg, Laboratory ManagerRSR Technologies, Dallas, Texas
2:15My Pgm Love Affair / Progress of a CareerMel ElguindyManager, SAFAGA LLC, Newport Beach, CA
2:45Vacuum-Metal Refining WorldwideJoe ThomasPresident, International Applied Technology, Anaheim, CA
3:30Experiences with Non-Ferrous Metals Recycling and Recovery from Waste George MartinManager/Owner, Wasatch Back Consulting, Midway, UT
4:00Social at Colorado School of Mines Coolbaugh Hall Atrium
Wednesday • June 27
8:30New Progress in Nonferrous Vacuum Metallurgy Baoqiang XuVice Director of Laboratory, Kunming Diboo Co. Ltd., Kunming, China
9:00Towards a Pyrometallurgical Microwave ProcessChris PicklesProfessor, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
9:45The Veolia Model for Electronic ScrapKevin ShaverGeneral Manager, Veolia Environmental Services, North America, Milwaukee, WI
10:15The Bre-X Story, and Lessons LearnedBill WilsonProfessor of Practice, Nazarbayev University / CSM Partnership, Golden, CO
11:00Recycling Pgms from Spent CatalystJürgen AntrekowitschHead, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Heavy-Metal Recycling, Leoben, Austria
11:30Networking Time
1:00State-of-the-Art Design for Recycling: Case FairphoneMarcus ReuterDirector, Helmholtz-Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology, Freiberg, Germany
2:15Through the Years with Zinc, Lead, and OthersMike DeeloConsulting Engineer, Deelo & Associates, Beaver, PA
2:45Yes, There is Recycling in Ore ProcessingHarold ClineArea Sales Manager Mining, TOMRA Sorting Solutions, Englewood, CO
3:30Integrated Process Development: Lessons LearnedAlain RoyPrincipal - Operations, Kingston Process Metallurgy (KPM), Kingston, Ontario
4:00Social at Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum
Thursday • June 28
8:30Multi-Metal Recycling and RefiningBert ColettiR&D Director, Metallo-Chimique, Beerse, Belgium
9:00Problem Solving in Process MetallurgyTom BattleConsulting Metallurgical Engineer, Tom Battle and Associates, Charlotte, NC
9:45Recycling Spent Resid/HDS CatalystMike ShinnManager Business Development, H.C. Starck, Huntsville, ALLarry McHughCEO, Orchard Material Technology, Boston, MA
10:15One Hundred Years of Recycling at NickelhütteWendy FettArea Manager, Nickelhütte Aue, Aue, Germany
10:45Complex Metals: What They Are, Sourcing, and Recycling ProcessesTrevor LandryManager – Recycling and Precious Metals Aurubis Buffalo, Buffalo, NY