Inside Out

X-ray Microscopy Complimentary Workshop

Sunday, 19 March 2017
The Vineyard Hotel
Cape Town, South Africa

Join us for an exceptional and interactive full-day workshop as we share some of the latest discoveries in understanding your minerals “from the inside out” as is only possible with 3D X-ray technology. Hear from leading experts from around the world who are working at the cutting edge of this technology. Additionally, selected students will present their own discoveries for a "fresh out of the lab" perspective. 

Volume segmentation showing interior<br>location of gold in rock/soil sample
Volume segmentation showing interior
location of gold in rock/soil sample

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08:30 - 09:15 Registration and light breakfast  
09:15 - 09:30 Introductions
Dr. Ben Tordoff and Mr. Veno Naidoo, ZEISS Microscopy
09:30 - 10:15 High throughput applications of CT in the
mining industry
Prof. Jan Miller, University of Utah
10:15 - 10:45 Student talks    
10:30 - 10:45 Morning Tea  
10:45 - 11:15 Quantifying mineral texture using X-ray micro-tomography – are we there yet? Dr. Cathy Evans, University of Queensland
11:15 - 11:40 Student talks  
11:45 - 12:30 Application of high resolution X-ray Microscopy to problems in Acid Rock Drainage Dr. Chris Brough, Petrolab Ltd., UK.
12:30 - 1:15 Lunch  
13:15 - 15:30 Workshop: Practical solutions to mineral processing issues using the mineral
processor’s toolkit
Prof. Dee Bradshaw, Dr. Megan Becker, Dr. Edson Charakinya, University of Cape Town;
Prof. Jan Miller; Dr. Chris Brough, James Strongman, PetroLab, Ltd.; Dr. Cathy Evans, Dr. Elaine Wrightman, University of Queensland; Dr. Robert Schouwstra, University of Cape Town
15:30 - 16:00 Group presentations and award of prizes  
16:00 Process Mineralogy 2017 welcome reception  

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