Past Events

COM 2016 Annual Conference of Metallurgists was hosted by IMPC 2016 (September 11-15, 2016, Quebec City). gathered close to 1500 attendees. Close to 1,000 submission. The final program included 614 talks and posters’ from 46 countries, featuring the COM Symposia:

4th International Symposium on Iron Control in Hydrometallurgy
Electrometallurgy 2016
Rare Earth Elements
Lightweight Metals and Composites: Production, Processing and Applications

Other topics included:

Characterization: Mineralogy, Geometallurgy
Process Control: Instrumentation, Modelling, Simulation
Flotation: From Chemistry to Machines Extractive Metallurgy: Hydro and Pyrometallurgy
Comminution: AG/SAG, Crushers, HPGR, Tumbling and Stirred Mills, Screening and Classification
Physical Separation: Gravity, Magnetic, Electrostatic, Ore Sorting, Upgrading (physical and chemical)
Plant Design: Complex Ores Integrated Flowsheets
Asset Management: Sampling, Metal Accounting, Flowsheet Improvement and Reliability
New Frontiers: Harsh Environments Including Arctic, Undersea, Space and Beyond
Environment, Recycling and Social Responsibility
Dewatering: Thickening, Filtering, Drying

IMPC Commissions: Education, Mineral Processing for the Future

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METSOC is a constituent society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM).
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