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2011

Peer-reviewed Journals
Bhikha, H., Lewis, A.E. and Deglon, D.A. 2011. Reducing water consumption at Skorpion Zinc. Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 111: 437-442.

Ghorbani, Y., Becker, M., Mainza, A., Franzidis, J-P., and Petersen, J. "Large particle effects in chemical/biochemical heap leach processes – A review," Minerals Engineering, Volume 24,(11): 1172-1184, 2011. View article.

Ghorbani, Y., Becker, M., Petersen, J., Morar, S.H., Mainza, A., and Franzidis, J-P. "Use of X-ray computed tomography to investigate crack distribution and mineral dissemination in sphalerite ore particles," Minerals Engineering, 24(12): 1249-1257, 2011. View article.

Govender, I., Mangesana, N., Mainza, A.N., and Franzidis, J-P. "Measurement of shear rates in a laboratory tumbling mill," Minerals Engineering, 24(3–4): 225-229, 2011. View article.

Ndlovu, B., Becker, M., Forbes, E., Deglon, D., and Franzidis, J-P. "The influence of phylosilicate mineralogy on the rheology of mineral slurries," Minerals Engineering,  24(12): 1314-1322, 2011. View article.

Ndlovu, B., Forbes, E., Becker, M., Deglon, D.A., Franzidis, J-P., and Laskowski, J.S. "The effects of chrysotile mineralogical properties on the rheology of chrysotile suspensions," Minerals Engineering 24:  1004-1009, 2011. View article.

Solomon, N., Becker, M., Mainza, A., Petersen, J., and Franzidis, J-P. "Understanding the influence of HPGR on PGM flotation behavior using mineralogy," Minerals Engineering  24(12): 1370-1377, 2011. View article.

Vogeli, J., Reid, D.L., Becker, M., Broadhurst, J., and Franzidis, J-P. "Investigation of the potential for mineral carbonation of PGM tailings in South Africa," Minerals Engineering, 24(12): 1348-1356, 2011. View article.

Volkwyn, T.S., Buffler, A., Govender, I., Franzidis, J.-P., Morrison, A.J., Odo, A, van der Meulen, N.P., and Vermeulen, C. "Studies of the effect of tracer activity on time–averaged positron emission particle tracking measurements on tumbling mills at PEPT Cape Town," Minerals Engineering 21:  261-266, 2011. View article.

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings
Ghorbani, Y., Petersen, J., Becker, M.E., Mainza, A.N. and Franzidis, J.-P. 2011. Investigation of heap leaching at the particle scale using X-ray computed tomography. In Proceedings of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Symposium Series 69: International Conference on Percolation leaching: The status globally and in southern Africa, 8-9 November 2011, Johannesburg. Johannesburg, South Africa: SAIMM. ISBN 978-1-920410-24-7.

Ghorbani, Y., Petersen, J., Becker, M.E., Mainza, A.N. and Franzidis, J.-P. 2011. Investigation of heap leaching of individual large particles using x-ray computed tomography. In S. Eskikaya (ed.), Proceedings of 22nd World Mining Congress & Expo, 11-16 September 2011, Istanbul, Turkey, III. Ankara, Turkey: Aydogdu Ofset. ISBN 978-605-01-0146-1.

Ghorbani, Y., Petersen, J., Tupikina, O., Harrison, S.T.L., Becker, M.E., Mainza, A.N. and Franzidis, J.-P. 2011. Investigation of the bioleaching of coarse sphalerite ore particles by a mixed culture of mesophilic chemolithotrophs in saturated leach reactors. In G. Qiu, T. Jiang, W. Qin, X. Liu, Y. Yang and H. Wang (eds), Proceedings of the 19th International Biohydrometallurgy symposium (IBS 2011), 18-22 September 2011, Changsha, China. Changsha, China: Central South University Press. ISBN 978-7-54870356-3.

Lusinga D., Petersen J. and Broadhurst J. 2011. A multi criteria analysis and comparison of primary copper processing options. In: M Sánchez, D Mulligan and J Wiertz (eds), 2nd International Seminar on Environmental Issues in the Mining Industry, Santiago, Chile, 23-25 November 2011, Gecamin: 14-15

Oral conference presentations
Appa H, Deglon D.A and Meyer C. 2011 Numerical modelling of an autoclave. SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 4-5 August 2011

Amaral Filho J.R., Kazadi Mbamba C., Franzidis J-P., Broadhurst J.L., Harrison S.T.L. and Schneider I.A.H. 2011. Froth flotation for desulphurization and coal recovery: A comparative study of South African and Brazilian colliery wastes. Flotation ’11, Cape Town, 14-17 November, 2011

Chimbganda T., Becker M., Broadhurst J.L., Harrison S.T.L. and Franzidis J-P. 2011. Pyrrhotite depression at Nkomati nickel and its potential environmental implications. Flotation ’11, Cape Town, 14-17 November, 2011

Franzidis J-P. and Broadhurst J.L. 2011. Defining a minerals-to-metals research agenda. 22nd World Mining Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2011 (ISBN 978 605 01 0146 1)  

Johnston, O., Cohen, B. and Broadhurst, J. (2011) Analysis of energy efficiency within the primary metals industry: a focus on gold. SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 4-5 August 2011

Kazadi Mbamba C., Harrison S.T.L., Franzidis J-P. and Broadhurst J. (2011) Mitigating  rock drainage risks while recovering low-sulphur coal from ultrafine colliery wastes using froth flotation. SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 4-5 August 2011

Kazadi Mbamba, C., Harrison, S.T.L., Franzidis J-P and Broadhurst, J. 2011. Mitigating acid rock drainage risks while recovering low-sulphur coal from ultrafine colliery wastes using froth flotation. Sustainability through Resource Conservation & Recycling (SRCR ’11), Falmouth, UK, 10-12 May, 2011

Kotelo L., Broadhurst J.L., Becker M., Harrison S.T.L., and Franzidis J-P. 2011. Sulphur deportment and related impacts during coal preparation in South Africa:  A focus on acid Rock drainage. SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 4-5 August 2011

Nesbitt A., Maloka M. and Petersen J. 2011 Behaviour of acid ion exchange resins in strong electrolytes. SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 4-5 August 2011

Vogeli J., Reid D.L., Becker M., Broadhurst J., Doucet F.J, Atanasova M. and Franzidis J-P. 2011. Mineral carbonation of Merensky Reef PGM tailings in South Africa:  A kinetic investigation. The 2nd South African Carbon Capture and Storage Conference, Midrand, 25th October 2011

Vogeli J., Reid D.L., Becker M., Broadhurst J. Doucet, F.J., Atanasova, M. and Franzidis, J-P. 2011. Mineral carbonation of Merensky Reef PGM tailings in South Africa:  A kinetic investigation. SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 4-5 August 2011

Poster presentations
Mielke C., Rogab C., Broadhurst J.L., Becker M., Franzidis J-P. and De Wit M.J. 2011. Application of hyperspectral remote sensing in the management of ARD from South African mine tailings. SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 4-5 August 2011

Smuts E., Deglon D.A and Meyer C.J. 2011 Numerical modelling of particulate suspension rheology. SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 4-5 August 2011

Namane M., Petersen J., Harrison S.T.L. and Franzidis J-P. 2011. An initial electrochemical study inot the bioleaching of chalcopyrite. SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 4-5 August 2011