Organizers
A note of thanks from the Executive Committee

A note of thanks from the Executive Committee

The 18° Conferencia Internacional de Procesamiento de Minerales y Geometalurgia, Procemin-Geomet 2022 Executive Committee thanks the participation of more than 340 delegates from 14 countries who attended Procemin-Geomet 2022, held from October 5 to 7 on a virtual format.

On this occasion, 65 presentations related to the developments and innovations in the areas related to mineral processing and geometallurgy.

We are particularly grateful to:
• The authors, for their invaluable technical contributions and willingness to share their knowledge and experiences;
• The Directing Members of the Organizing Committee, especially to the Chair of the Conference, Cesar Sosa, for his great contribution and enthusiasm;
• The Editorial and Technical Committee, for their collaboration to the revision of articles;
• The Advisory Committee, for their contribution to promote the conference;
• The co-organizing institutions: Department of Mining, Universidad de Chile; Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Universidad de Concepción; Department of Chemical Engineering and Mineral Processes, Universidad de Antofagasta; The Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining, Queen's University, Canada;
• The sponsors, for their generous support;
• Media partners, for their support in the dissemination of the conference and for the delivery of updated information to the public in a timely manner.


And last, but certainly not least, we would like to thank all participants for their contribution to the technical discussion of presented works, which contributed to the success of the 18th version of Procemin-Geomet.

Executive Committee
Procemin-Geomet 2022 Conference

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Committees
PROCEMIN-GEOMET 2022

The Organizing, Advisory and Technical committees support the promotion of the conference. Likewise, they support by determining the technical focus of the conference program. The technical committee reviews the written works that are received, establishing the highest technical quality. All committee members have a special discount on registrations.

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Cesar Sosa
Chair
Manager of Mineral Processing, Freeport-McMoRan, USA
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Cristian Sandoval
Chair 2021
Asset President, Pampa Norte, BHP, Chile
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Pia Lois-Morales
Co-Organizer
Assistant Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, Universidad de Chile
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Leopoldo Gutiérrez
Co-Organizer
Professor, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
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Luis Cisternas
Co-Organizer
Director, Doctoral Program in Mineral Processing Engineering, Universidad de Antofagasta, Chile
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Julián Ortiz
Co-Organizer
Associate Professor, the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining, Queen's University, Canada
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Carlos Barahona
Executive Director
General Manager, Gecamin, Chile
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Magin Torres
Program Director
Consultant in Mineral Processing, Chile
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Peter Amelunxen
Directing Member
Vice President Technical Services, Hudbay Minerals, Canada
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Raúl Bahamondes
Directing Member
Plant Manager Concentrator, Minera Centinela, Antofagasta Minerals, Chile
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Leonard Hill
Directing Member
Technical Services Director - Metallurgy and Strategic Planning, Freeport-McMoRan, USA
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Claudio Muñoz
Directing Member
General Manager Concentrator Operations, Minera Escondida, BHP, Chile
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Marcela Oyarzún
Geometallurgy Technical Director, Codelco, Chile
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Cristian Ramos
Directing Member
Concentrator Manager, Minera Los Pelambres, Antofagasta Minerals, Chile
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Juan Luis Reyes
Directing Member
Deputy Director of Research Metallurgy, IMM, Grupo México, Mexico
Procemin Geomet Statistics
Participants Mining Companies
29
Represented Countries
12