Base Metals 2015

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Copper Cobalt Africa

8th Southern African Base Metals Conference

Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia, July 2015

Copper Cobalt Africa Victoria Falls

Join us for the inaugural Copper Cobalt Africa Conference in the heart of the African Copper Belt. To be held near to Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, this prestigious event will provide a unique forum for discussion, sharing of experience and knowledge, and networking for all those interested in the processing of copper and cobalt in an African context in one of the world's most spectacular settings.

The Eighth Southern African Base Metals Conference, to be held in Livingstone, Zambia in 2015, follows on from the previous seven bi-annual conferences held in the southern African region.

The eighth event is scheduled to take place at the Falls Conference Centre, Livingstone, Zambia.

The organising committee is looking forward to your participation at the conference in July 2015.

Papers are invited on the following topics:

  • Mineralogy
  • Minerals processing
  • Pyrometallurgy
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Waste treatment and minimization
  • Environmental compliance
  • Current operational practices and improvements
  • Project development & execution
  • New projects
  • Secondary metallurgy and Recycling
  • Novel technologies relating to this industry
  • The current status of research and development
  • Socio-economic challenges
  • Compliance with legislation and codes of practice
  • Vertical integration and value enhancement
  • All fields of base metals mining
  • All fields of base metals metallurgy

The event will also offer pre-conference Continuing Professional Development short courses, and post-conference tours to several of the region's most important commercial operations.

This conference is being organized by the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) .


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Copyright © 2013, Rodney Jones,, Randburg, South Africa (Last updated on 14 November 2013)