Seminar: Comprehensive sulfate management in cold mining waters

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

 

Place: University of Oulu, Lecture hall L4 (Linnanmaa campus, Pentti Kaiteran katu 1)

Time: On Wednesday 21.3.2018 at 8:30

 

Programme
 

8:30    Registration and morning coffee

9:00    Welcome words, Dr. Jaakko Rämö, University of Oulu/ Center for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, North Ostrobothnia

9:10    Keynote: Development and application of novel low pH sulfidogenic bioreactors for mitigating mine waters, Prof. David Barrie Johnson, Bangor University, School of Biological Sciences, Bangor Acidophile Research Team (BART), UK > pdf


COSUMA project presentations

09:55   Environmental and health impacts of sulfate, Dr Jaakko Rämö, University of Oulu/ Center for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, North Ostrobothnia > pdf

10:10   Sulfate removal from mining waters from a modeling perspective, Dr. Jani Kangas, University of Oulu, Chemical Process Engineering research unit > pdf

10:25   Biobased anion exchanger for sulfate removal, Dr. Tiina Leiviskä, University of Oulu, Chemical Process Engineering research unit

10:40   Microbial consortia for sulfate reduction in cold mining waters, Dr. Sanna Taskila, University of Oulu, Chemical Process Engineering research unit > pdf

10:55   Coffee break

 

Partner presentations

11:15   Comparison of four different sulfate removal technologies in laboratory scale, Research Scientist Marja Salo, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. > pdf

11:35   Sulfate removal from mining water at Kittilä mine, Dr. Laura Nevatalo, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.

11:55   Graphene oxide based electro membrane. CEO Jaakko Pellinen, Owatec Group Ltd.

12:15   Towards real-time sulfate measurements from the industrial discharge waters, Research manager Jarkko Räty, Kajaani university consortium, Measurement technology unit > pdf

12:35   Lunch break (at own cost)

 

Partner presentations continue

13:30   Biological iron and sulfate control in mining waters, Prof. Jaakko Puhakka, Tampere University of Technology > pdf

13:50   Factors affecting biological sulphate reduction and the microbial consortia in continuously operated bioreactors, Senior Scientist Malin Bomberg, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. > pdf

14:10   Sulfate collection down to ppm level by using recyclable biopolymers, CEO Lasse Moilanen, BioSO4 Oy > pdf

14:30   Increase in RO capacity and membrane lifespan by upstream water conditioning, Dr. Esther Takaluoma, Aquaminerals Finland Oy > pdf

Closing words, Dr. Sanna Taskila, University of Oulu, Chemical Process Engineering research unit

 

For additional information contact: Hanna Virpiranta, hanna.virpiranta@oulu.fi

 

You are warmly welcome!

 

 

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