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Day 1 - Lunch & ePoster presentations

Monday, September 9, 2019
12:40 PM - 1:40 PM
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Dr Joel O'Dwyer
Research Scientist

On-Stream Mineral Analysis for Process Control and Optimisation

12:45 PM - 12:55 PM



Joel O'Dwyer is a Research Scientist for the CSIRO Mineral Resources Business Unit with over 15 year experience. Joel holds a Bachelor of Medical Radiation Physics and a PhD from the University of Wollongong. He specialises in developing on-line instrumentation for the minerals processing industry. His current research involves designing and implementing real-time mineralogical and elemental X-ray analysers for process stream slurry characterisation.
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John Viega
Vice President Global Sales And Services
CiDRA Minerals Processing

Methodology for Assessing Benefits of Grind-Control Using PST Technology for True On-Line Particle Size Measurement

1:00 PM - 1:10 PM



John Viega serves as Vice President, Global Sales at CiDRA. John has over 25 years’ experience in operations, finance, sales & marketing and service of leading edge imaging and sensing technologies in global markets. John also serves as President of CiDRA Oilsands. Inc. which is focused on providing services and products to the oil sands that enable increased production and efficiencies. John received a BA degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut, an M.B.A. from the University of Hartford, and has completed course work towards an M.S. in International Management at Rennsaeler Polytechnic Institute.
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Dr Richmond Asamoah
Research Fellow
Future Industries Institute, University of South Australia

Effect of Alkaline Type in Controlling Interfacial Chemistry, Rheology and Leaching Behaviour of Gold Concentrates

1:15 PM - 1:25 PM



Richmond obtained his BSc (Mineral Engineering) and PhD (Minerals and Resources) degrees from the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), and the University of South Australia (UniSA), respectively. He previously worked as a teaching assistant in UMaT, and as a research associate in Process Innovations in Ghana.