The 5th Hydrometallurgy Seminar (Oslo 2019)

The 5th Hydrometallurgy Seminar (2019)

Date: Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd of March 2019

Venue: Soria Moria Conference Centre in Hollmenkollen, Oslo

Organizer: The Norwegian Hydrometallurgy Network and University of Oslo

Thursday 21st March

12:00 - 13:00


13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:10


Kristin Vinje (UiO)

14:10 - 14:30

Presentation of the Norwegian Network for Hydrometallurgy

Jon Petter Omtvedt (UiO)

New projects and collaborations of value to the process industry

14:30 - 14:45

HyProS - A new Gemini-center for Hydrometallurgy

Nina Dahl (SINTEF)

14:45 - 15:05

PRICE - A new competence building project for Norwegian process industry

Dag Øistein Eriksen (UiO)

15:05 - 15:20

Scale-up and Industrialisation of promising R&D results

Rolf Olaf Larsen (Herøya Industry Park)

15:20 - 15:35


Norwegian and other European mineral deposits

15:35 - 16:00

Unexploited mineral resources in Norway

Henrik Schiellerup (Geological Survey of Norway - NGU)

16:00 - 16:20

Methods for lithium extraction from zinnwaldite concentrate in the Czech Republic

Nguyen Hong Vu (University of Chemistry and Technology Prague)

16:20 - 16:40

Nordic Mining - Minerals for a sustainable future

Ivar S. Fossum (Nordic Mining)

Norwegian and other European mineral deposits

16:40 - 17:00

Determination of D-ratios using one versus two phase measurements

Hans V. Lerum (UiO)

17:00 - 17:20

Removal of impurities from industrial hydrometallurgical processes by precipitation.

Ina Beate Jenssen (NTNU)

17:20 - 17:40

Precipitation species in the neutral leaching stage of Zinc smelting

Bjarte Øye (SINTEF)

Friday 22nd March

Advances in separation technology

09:00 - 09:30

Electrodialysis as a selective separation tool

Odne Bjurheim (NTNU)

09:30 - 09:50

Molecular and supramolecular features of solvent extraction: From fundamental studies to palladium recovery from waste

Damien Bourgois (Marcoule Institute for Separative Chemistry)

09:50 - 10:10

Precipitation of REE in hydrometallurgical processing

Kerstin Forsberg (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)

10:10 - 10:30

REE4EU-Europe's closed-loop permanent magnet recycling at pilot scale

Ana Maria Martinez (SINTEF)

10:30 - 10:50

Extraction of zinc from Ni-Co-industrial solution

Zeljka Lovre (UiO)

10:50 - 11:05

Rheology of nitrophosphate (NP) liquor

Carole Allen (Yara)

Aspects on developments of processes

11:20 - 11:40

Mining, sustainability and the society – The paradox seen from a Nordic Perspective

Henning Holmström (Golder Associates)

11:40 - 12:00

EU H2020 project: Secure European Critical Rare Earth Elements (SecREEts)

Mohan Menon (Yara)

12:00 - 12:20

ENSUREAL - An EU project for production of alumina

Fabian I Azof (NTNU)

12:20 - 12:40

Raman Spectroscopy: A Useful Method for Speciation Studies in Liquid-Liquid Extraction

Niels Højmark Andersen (UiO)

12:40 - 13:00

The advantage of value chain assessments in process industry

Kyrre Sundset (SINTEF)

Recovery of metals, recycling and environmental issues

14:00 - 14:20

Sea disposal of mine tailings - an alternative to land disposal

Jens Skei (Skei Mining Consultant)

14:20 - 14:45

Aqueous, organic or particle bound Heavy metals - Biogeochemical effect on mobility, transport, fate and effect

Rolf Vogt (UiO)

14:45 - 15:05

pH i concentrated electrolytes – going from theory to practical measurements in the process industry

Elke Thisted (Glencore Nikkelverk)

15:05 - 15:25

Lithium ion battery Recycling in Norway

Sulalit Bandyopadhyay (SINTEF)

15:25 - 15:45

Recovery of critical raw materials from secondary resources. Examples from H2020 projects at SINTEF.

Egil Skybakmoen (SINTEF)

15:45 - 16:05

Recovery of Valuable Metals from Industrial waste streams - Case: Mn from FeMn filter dust

Torbjørn Pettersen (SINTEF)

15:50 - 16:00

Concluding Remarks

Jon Petter Omtvedt (UiO)