Oulu Mining Summit

The Oulu Mining School organizes a mining conference in collaboration with stakeholders. The aim of the event is to build a joint platform for mining companies, universities, research institutes, consulting companies and other mining-related enterprises

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The summit disseminates info about most recent progress made in science and technology, covering the whole mining value chain from geology and geophysics to the mining engineering and mineral processing.

In addition, successful examples from mining and related industry are presented. Challenges in mining era are also discussed.

The Summit is organized by Oulu Mining School in collaboration with Business Oulu.

PROGRAM

Wednesday, 14.9.2022
Theme: Mineral processing

09:45
Opening words
Prof. Saija Luukkanen, Head of Oulu Mining School (OMS)

10:00
Green shift and mineral processing
Prof. Saija Luukkanen, Head of Oulu Mining School

10:30
Towards sustainability in mining industry - Eco-efficiency in Comminution practices
Dr. Hamid Reza Manouchehri, Adj. Prof at Mining Department of University of British Columbia, Canada

11:00
Effect of dry grinding and conditioning on the flotation response of a Cu-Zn sulphide ore and a spodumene pegmatite silicate ore
Antti Tanhua, Doctoral Researcher, Oulu Mining School

11:30
Dry fine grinding with HPGR to reduce water dependency
Simo Pyysing, Regional Sales Manager Scandinavia at Weir Minerals

12:00-13:00
Lunch

13:00
Recent developments in selective separation of calcium minerals by flotation: experimental study and modeling
Prof. Lev Filippov, École Nationale Supérieure de Géologie, Laboraire GeoRessources, University of Lorraine

13:30
The fundamental challenges of fine particle separation coming from inorganic traditional mineral processing to recycling streams
Dr. Martin Rudolph, Head of Department of Processing at Helmholtz-Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology

14:00
Testing for design criteria of flotation circuits
Dr. Maria Sinchez Gonzales, Senior Researcher, Oulu Mining School

14:30
Molecular modeling of mineral surface reactions in flotation
Prof. Hanumantha Rao Kota, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

15:00
Mineral processing to recycling and manufacturing - the past and future of mineral processing in Hungary
Dr. Imre Gombkötö, Educational Manager at EIT RM ECLC

15:30
Concluding words of the First Day
Prof. Saija Luukkanen, Oulu Mining School

Thursday, 15.9.2022
Theme: Mineral Processing

09:45
Opening words of the Second Day

10:00
Effects of ore texture and mechanical loading parameters on fragmentation and mineral liberation
Prof. Jan Rosenkranz, Head of Subject Luleå University of Technology

10:30
Cobalt mining in Finland: a geometallurgical assessment
Dr. Quentin Dehaine, Senior Researcher at GTK

11:00
Multidisciplinary research on Kiviniemi scandium deposit beneficiation possibilities
Rita Kallio, Doctoral Researcher, Oulu Mining School

11:30
Digital twin simulator for operating OMS pilot plant
Antti Remes, Technology Adviser, Process Modeling and Simulation at Metso Outotec

12:00-13:00
Lunch

13:00
Preconcentration by Bulk Ore Sorting and its impact to environment and to mine economy
Ilpo Auranen, Chairman of the Board, IMA Engineering

13:30
Mining waste to value: An outlook on R&D and TRLs
Dr. Raul Mollehuara Canales, Oulu Mining School

14:00
Mine tailings as raw material in alkali activation
Jenni Kiventerä, R&D Manager, Betolar Ltd

14:30
Importance of mineralogical characterization methods for the development of hydrometallurgical processes
Prof. Koen Binnemans, Department of Chemistry, KU Leuven

15:00
Space resources for a greener Earth
Dr. Kathryn Hadler, Director of European Space Resources Innovation Center (ESRIC)

15:30
End of the conference & Concluding words
Prof. Saija Luukkanen, Oulu Mining School

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Additional information
Prof. Saija Luukkanen, Head of Oulu Mining School
saija.luukkanen(at)oulu.fi
+358 50 465 2982

Senior Project Manager Ilkka Hynynen, Oulu Mining School
ilkka.hynynen(at)oulu.fi
+358 40 673 5210

Researcher Ninna Immonen, Oulu Mining School
ninna.immonen(at)oulu.fi
+358 50 463 9072

Last updated: 14.9.2022