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2013

2013

Peer-reviewed journals

Appa, H., Deglon, D.A. and Meyer, C.J. 2013. Numerical modelling of hydrodynamics and gas dispersion in an autoclave. Hydrometallurgy, 131-132: 67-75.

Becker, M.E., Yorath, G.A., Ndlovu, B., Harris, M.C., Deglon, D.A. and Franzidis, J.-P. 2013. A rheological investigation of the behaviour of two Southern African platinum ores. Minerals Engineering, 49: 92-97.

Chimbganda, T., Becker, M.E., Broadhurst, J.L., Harrison, S.T.L. and Franzidis, J.-P. 2013. A comparison of pyrrhotite rejection and passivation in two nickel ores. Minerals Engineering, 46-47: 38-44.

Ghorbani, Y., Petersen, J., Becker, M.E., Mainza, A.N. and Franzidis, J.-.P. 2013. Investigation and modelling of the progression of zinc leaching from large sphalerite ore particles. Hydrometallurgy, 131-132: 8-23.

Ghorbani, Y., Mainza, A.N., Petersen, J., Becker, M.E., Franzidis, J.-P. and Kalala, J.T. 2013. Investigation of particles with high crack density produced by HPGR and its effect on the redistribution of the particle size fraction in heaps. Minerals Engineering, 43-44: 44-51.

Ghorbani, Y., Becker, M.E., Petersen, J., Mainza, A.N. and Franzidis, J.-P. 2013. Investigation of the effect of mineralogy as rate-limiting factors in large particle leaching. Minerals Engineering, 52: 38-51.

Kazadi Mbamba, C., Franzidis, J.-P., Harrison, S.T.L. and Broadhurst, J.L. 2013. Flotation of coal and sulphur from South African ultrafine colliery wastes. Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 113: 399-405.

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

Amaral Filho, J.R., Weiler, J., Schneider, I.A.H. and Broadhurst, J.L. 2013. Using humidity cells tests to evaluate an ARD minimization approach in Santa Catarina coal field, Brazil. In A. Brown, L. Figuero and C. Wolkersdorfer (eds), Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association Annual Conference 2013, 6-9 August 2013, Colorado, USA. USA: International Mine Water Association. ISBN 9780615793856.

Broadhurst, J.L., Bryan, C.G., Becker, M.E., Franzidis, J.-P. and Harrison, S.T.L. 2013. Characterising the acid generating potential of mine wastes by means of laboratory-scale static and biokinetic tests. In A. Brown, L. Figuero and C. Wolkersdorfer (eds), Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association Annual Conference 2013, 6-9 August 2013, Colorado, USA. USA: International Mine Water Association. ISBN 9780615793856.

Chiloane, L., Petersen, J., Von Blottnitz, H. and Franzidis, J.-P. 2013. Towards a framework for analysing co-location of utility scale solar power plants within metallurgical operations. In S. Winchester, F. Valenzuela and D. Mulligan (eds), Proceedings of the 3rd International Seminar on Environmental Issues in Mining (Enviromine 2013), 4-6 December 2013, Santiago, Chile. Santiago, Chile: Gecamin. ISBN 9789569393044.

Dyantyi, N., Becker, M.E., Broadhurst, J.L., Harrison, S.T.L. and Franzidis, J.-P. 2013. Use of mineralogy to interpret laboratory-scale acid rock drainage prediction tests - a gold case study. Proceedings of the World Gold 2013 Conference - Challenges in Gold Mining, 26-29 September 2013, Brisbane, Australia. Carlton Victoria: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. ISBN 9781921522963.

Simunika, N., Broadhurst, J.L., Petersen, J., Harrison, S.T.L. and Franzidis, J.-P. 2013. Predicting the time-related generation of acid rock drainage from mine waste: a copper case study. In S. Winchester, F. Valenzuela and D. Mulligan (eds), Proceedings of the 3rd International Seminar on Environmental Issues in Mining (Enviromine 2013), 4-6 December 2013, Santiago, Chile. Santiago, Chile: Gecamin. ISBN 9789569393044.

Oral conference presentations

Kunene M., Broadhurst, J. and von Blottnitz H. 2013. Life cycle assessment of xanthate salts: a comparison of new and old production routes, 6th SETAC (Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) Africa conference, Lusaka, Zambia, 2-5 September 2013. Also presented at SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town.

Franzidis J-P., Broadhurst J.L., von Blottnitz H., Harrison S.T.L. 2013. New masters degree specialising in sustainable mineral resource development. 31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa

Kunene C., Broadhurst J.L., Von Blottnitz H., Dicks P. 2013. Life cycle assessment of the production and downstream application of xanthate salts for ARD mitigation, MINPROC 2013, Southern African Mineral Beneficiation and Metallurgy Conference, 7-8 August 2013, Oral

Meyer N. A., Vogeli J., Becker M., Broadhurst J.L. and Reid D. L. 2013. Mineral carbonation of PGM mine tailings for CO2 storage in South Africa: A case study from Lonmin. In: Nasser, R., Santos, R., Cizer, O. & Van Gerven, T. (eds.) 4th International Conference on Accelerated Carbonation for Environmental and Materials Engineering. Leuven, Belgium, 10-13 April 2013, KU Leuven: 505-509. ISBN 978-94-6018-655-4

Moyo T., Petersen J., Franzidis J-P. 2013.  The electrochemical oxidation of chalcopyrite in ammonia-ammonium sulphate solutions in the presence of initial cupric ions. 31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa

Nesbitt, A. Petersen, J. Franzidis, J-P. 2013. Decoupling intra-particle diffusion from lumped parameters to determine in-service decay of an acid ion exchange resin. 31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa

Nwaila G., Becker M., Ghorbani Y., Petersen J., Reid D.L., Bam L.C., De Beer F.C., Franzidis J-P. 2013. A geometallurgical study of the Witwatersrand gold ore at Charletonville, South Africa. 31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa

Stander H., Harrison S.T.L., Broadhurst J., Franzidis J-P. 2013. Evaluation of down-stream processing options for sulphide-rich coal waste tailings. 31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa

Poster Presentations

Dyantyi N., Broadhurst J. L., Becker M., Harrison S, Franzidis J-P. 2013. Use of mineralogy to interpret laboratory-scale ACID Rock Drainage (ARD) prediction tests: A gold case study. 31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa

Iroala O., Franzidis J-P., Harrison S. 2013. Comparison of froth flotation and gravity separation of the Waterberg and Witbank coal ultrafines in terms of mitigation ARD potential. 31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa

Iroala O., Franzidis J-P., Harrison S. 2013. Comparison of froth flotation and gravity separation of the Waterberg and Witbank coal ultrafines in terms of mitigation ARD potential. 31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa

Liu C., Bufflet A., Franzidis J-P., van Heerden M., Dolley S. 2013 New technique of radiolabelling tracers with 64CU for positron emission particle tracking. 31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa

Meyer N., Becker M., Broadhurst J.L., Franzidis J-P. 2013. A kinetic investigation in to the dissolution of pyroxene: A precursor to mineral carbonation of PGM tailings in South Africa.  31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa

Ogunmodimu O., Govender I., Mainza A., Franzidis J-P. 2013. The development of simplified system for measuring the passage of particles on and through moving screen surfaces using PEPT. 31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa

Simunika N., Broadhurst J.L., Petersen J., Franzidis J-P. 2013. Predicting the time-related generation of acid rock drainage from mine waste:  A copper case study. 31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa
Van Heerden M., Buffer A., Franzidis J-P, Liu C. 2013. Optimization of the radio-labelling of ion exchange resin tracers for positron emission particle tracking. 31st Annual SAIMM Mineral Processing Conference, 6-7 August, Cape Town, South Africa