Arsenic Metallurgy & the Environment
Update delegates with the latest metallurgical developments in Arsenic management, handling of high arsenic feedstocks, abatement practices and monitoring.
Planned sessions include:
- Challenges Review of Arsenic production/ treatment capacity/ challenges etc - "Big picture"
-Uses and markets for arsenic
-South American challenges and opportunities
-As use in electronics/ new / novel uses?
-As challenges in recycling of E-waste?
- Health and Hygiene Issues
-Toxicity studies in As
-Long term stability of CaAsO4
-Management of arsine gas in refinery
-Validity of TCLP tests
- Opportunities -pyro treatments
-Partial Roasting of Copper concentrates for Arsenic removal
-MMH plant commissioning
-Sulphation roasting of Enargite
- Opportunities - Hydro Treatments
-Stabilisation of arsenic by treatment with roaster gases
-CoAs treatment to recover precious metals
-Tooilite- a natural alternative to scorodite
-Recent work at U Catolica del Norte (Antofagasta)
- Fundamentals and research
-Thermochemical data updates- Factsage database
-Behaviour of arsenic sulphide vapour in the presence of active CaO and FeO