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Publications

2012

2012

Peer-reviewed journals

Cole, K.E., Buffler, A., van der Meulen, N.P., Cilliers, J.J., Franzidis, J.-P., Govender, I., Liu, C. and van Heerden, M.R. 2012. Positron emission particle tracking measurements with 50 micron tracers. Chemical Engineering Science, 75: 235-242.

Ghorbani, Y., Petersen, J., Harrison, S.T.L., Tupikina, O., Becker, M.E., Mainza, A. and Franzidis, J.-P. 2012. An experimental study of the long-term bioleaching of large sphalerite ore particles in a circulating fluid fixed-bed reactor. Hydrometallurgy, 129-130: 161-171.

Kazadi Mbamba, C., Harrison, S.T.L., Franzidis, J.-P. and Broadhurst, J.L. 2012. Mitigating acid rock drainage risks while recovering low-sulfur coal from ultrafine colliery wastes using froth flotation. Minerals Engineering, 29: 13-21.

Ras, C. and Von Blottnitz, H. 2012. A comparative life cycle assessment of process water treatment technologies at the Secunda industrial complex, South Africa. Water SA, 38(4): 549-554.

Oral Conference presentations

Broadhurst J.L. and Franzidis J-P. 2012. Contribution of the mining industry to sustainable development in South Africa. Education for Sustainable Development in Africa Seminar, Tokyo, United Nation University. February 2012

Franzidis J-P., Harrison S.T.L and Broadhurst J.L. 2012. Addressing acid rock drainage (ARD) from South African coal ultrafine wastes. FFF 17th Southern African Conference on Clean Coal to Energy, Johannesburg, 13-14 November 2012

Franzidis J-P, Harrison S.T.L. and Broadhurst J.L. 2012. Beneficiation of South African ultrafine coals by flotation, with simultaneous reduction of the ARD potential of the tailings. Coal Processing Optimisation Africa, Johannesburg, 30 May 2012

Ghorbani Y., Becker M., Petersen J., Mainza A., Franzidis J-P. 2012. Investigation of the mineral composition and association as rate-limiting factors in large particle leaching. 30th Annual Southern African SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 2-3 August 2012

Smuts E., Deglon D., Meyer C 2012. Methodology for coupled CFD-DEM modelling of particulate suspension Rheology. 30th Annual Southern African SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 2-3 August 2012

Stander H., Harrison S.T.L., Broadhurst J. and Franzidis J-P. 2012 Evaluation of down-stream processing options for sulphide-rich coal waste fractions. FFF 17th Southern African Conference on Clean Coal to Energy, Johannesburg, 13-14 November 2012

Poster Presentations

Dyantyi N., Broadhurst J. L., Becker M., Harrison S, Franzidis J-P. 2012. Application of mineralogy in the interpretation of acid rock drainage (ARD) prediction tests: A gold case study. 30th Annual Southern African SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 2-3 August 2012

Kunene C., Broadhurst J.L., Von Blottnitz H., Dicks P., 2012. Life cycle assessment of the production and downstream application of xanthate salts for ARD mitigation. 30th Annual Southern African SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 2-3 August 2012

Meyer N., Becker M., Broadhurst J. L., Petersen J., Reid D. L., Franzidis J.P. 2012. A kinetic investigation into the dissolution of pyronene: a precursor to mineral carbonation of PGM tailings in South Africa; A precursor to mineral carbonation of PGM tailings in South Africa. 30th Annual Southern African SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, Cape Town, 2-3 August 2012