ZEISS Workshop on New Developments in Automated Mineral Analysis

Join us for a pre-conference workshop to discuss the latest developments in the use of automated mineralogy software across 2D and 3D throughout the mining value chain.

Sunday 18th November 2018 | 1.00 pm – 4.30 pm
The Vineyard Hotel, Newlands, Cape Town

Workshop Agenda

1:00

Afternoon tea and welcome

Dr. Ben Tordoff, Business Sector Manager, ZEISS

1:15

Addressing complex ore bodies with new features in Mineralogic Mining v1.6

Shaun Graham, ZEISS Mining Team, UK

1:45

An introduction to Python and it’s power in mineralogy data analysis

Dr. Pieter Botha, CEO, Hippo Geosciences, Australia

2:15

Automated Mineralogy – its use in Site Selection, Metallurgical Test Design and Plant Optimisation

Nick Wilshaw, CEO, Grinding Solutions, UK

2:45

Maximising the value of mineralogy, a staple rather than luxury to the Metallurgists’ diet

James Strongman, Director, Petrolab, UK

3:15

The Forgotten Power of Optical Petrography: A call for Bringing Back a Classic Technique to Augment Automated Electron- and X-ray based Imaging and Analysis of Geomaterials

Prof. Alan R Butcher, Geological Survey of Finland

3:45

X-ray microscopy and 3D image analysis for applications in beneficiation

Dr. Desh Chetty, Head of Research, Mintek Mineralogy Division

4:00

Panel discussion topic: Next generation technology requirements and research themes to address modern mineral processing challenges in industry and academia

Chair: Dr. Megan Becker, Associate Professor, Centre for Mineral Research, University of Cape Town

Panelists:
Allister McBride, Senior Director, ZEISS Microscopy
Dr. Desh Chetty, Head of Research, Mintek Mineralogy Division
James Strongman, Director, Petrolab, UK
Dr. Pieter Botha, CEO, Hippo Geosciences, Australia
Nick Wilshaw, CEO, Grinding Solutions, UK
Prof. Alan R Butcher, Geological Survey of Finland

4:30

Process Mineralogy 2018 welcome reception

 

Downloads

A Review of New Automated Mineralogy Functionality — ZEISS Mineralogic Mining
ZEISS Mineralogic Mining — Advanced Image Processing and Image Analysis
EN_42_013_248_AN_Constructing_magnetic_and_gravity_profiles_of_metalliferous.indd
Constructing magnetic and gravity profiles of metalliferous ore using automated mineralogy — ZEISS Mineralogic Mining

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