IMPC & COM 2016

Hatch delegation of 12 sweep IMPC and COM technical agenda

September 11–16, 2016
Québec City Convention Center
Québec City , Québec, Canada

Twelve Hatch experts will be presenting at the upcoming IMPC and COM 2016 conferences, both taking place under one program and hosted by the Canadian Institute of Metallurgy, in Québec City, Canada.

Our technical experts are digging deep, having published new expertise to strengthen clients’ operations and businesses. Join us at the conference to catch one of our presenters as they share their technical know-how:

Saturday and Sunday, September 10–11

  • All day: Brad Hewitt and Murray Pearson will present on “Iron chemistry in pressure hydrometallurgy – role of the autoclave” as part of a sold out, two-day short course on iron control in hydrometallurgy

Monday, September 12

  • 10:20 am: Peter Adcock presents on “Nucleation over potential and the role of nucleation early and late in a deposition cycle” co-authored by Hatch’s Rob Fraser
  • 10:20 am: Pascale Mageau-Beland on “Production performance optimization –significant production gain with limited investment”
  • 10:20 am: Nadia Romani on “Commissioning of a brownfield CDS plant: victories and pitfalls”
  • 10:40 am: John Yesberg will present on “Methods to improve the operating performance of a tankhouse”
  • 11:10 am: Ali Vazirizadeh on “The relationship between hydrodynamic variables and the kinetic constant in laboratory scale flotation column”
  • 11:10 am: Tuisko Buchholz on “Process control: instrumentation, modelling, simulation”
  • 4:00 pm: Manochehr Oliazadeh on “Metal recovery from pyrometallugical slags: copper matte smelting process”
  • 4:30 pm: Ali Vazirizadeh on “Removing impurities from iron ores; methods and industrial cases”

Tuesday, September 13

  • 11:10 am: Kyle Chomyn on “Thermal-mechanical FEA modeling of furnace hearth refractory for design and campaign life improvement”
  • 11:10 am: Sa Ge on “A new and cost-effective process for the production of mid- and high-Mn advanced high strength steel”

Wednesday, September 14

  • 11:30 am: Persio Rosario on “Techno-economic evaluation of bulk ore sorting for copper ore at the Panaust Phu Kham operation”
  • 12:10 pm: Persio Rosario on “Economic and operational assessment of a non-conventional HPGR circuit”

You will also find Hatch young professionals, Nishit Patel and Ge Sa, being recognized as Emerging Professionals by the Metallurgical Society at a gala on Monday, September 12. The two friends and co-workers are being recognized for their leadership in the society and in their professions, and for demonstrating a commitment to community.

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