October 4-6, 2017

Hotel Grand Hyatt Santiago, Chile

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About Procemin-Geomet 2017

Improving efficiency in the geology-mining-metallurgy value chain

Geometallurgy’s main objective is to add economic value to the exploitation of mineral resources through the timely delivery of information and modeling of relevant geological and metallurgical variables.

A rigorous planning process of mining and processing of any mineral deposit, including relevant risks mitigation cannot be achieved without proper understanding of the geology-mining-metallurgy value chain. Procemin-Geomet 2017 arises from this vital synergy in current times, that with three days of technical sessions will be an excellent opportunity to share technical experience and strengthen global professional network. In addition the conference will promote efforts towards a more sustainable and cost-effective development of the mining industry, which will be the key actors during this conference.

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• New processing technologies
• Modeling, design, optimization and control of mineral processes
• Comminution: crushing, grinding, SAG, HPGR
• Classification, screening and mineral sorting
• Flotation: fundamentals, reagents and industrial applications
• Solid-liquid separation and tailings retreatment
• Processing of precious metals, industrial and ferrous minerals
• Expansions and new projects
• Operation and plant management
• Minerals economy and material recycling


• Applied mineralogy
• Mineral and clay characterization
• Mineral sampling
• Testing and prediction of process performance: crushing, grinding, flotation, leaching, sedimentation
• Prediction of chemical stability of tailings and mine wastes
• Geometallurgical characterization and modeling
• Production plannaing and scheduling
• Metallurgical balance and reconciliation
• Case studies and industrial practices
•Technology and software for data analysis and geometallurgy development


Interested professionals are invited to submit a 200-300 word abstract of their paper in English by May 17, 2017. Abstracts should be uploaded using the form available on the Authors section of this website. The abstract must state the study's objectives as well as a summary of the results, its importance and applications. Abstracts must also include a title of no more than 100 characters (including spaces) and the corresponding author's full contact information. Simultaneous Spanish-English translation will be available during the sessions, thus oral presentations can be given in either language.

Abstract submission May 17, 2017
Notification to authors May 29, 2017
Full paper submission June 15, 2017
Comments to authors June 27, 2017
Final paper submission July 3,  2017


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