Winter Seminar 21.3.2024!

Tapahtuma-aika: 21.03.2024 - 21.03.2024

The Chapter on Mineral Processing invites you to their traditional Winter Seminar on the eve of Vuorimiespäivät

Topic: Chemicals in mineral processing
Date and time: 21.3.2024 klo 8.30
Venue: Hotel Kämp, Pohjoisesplanadi 29, 00100 Helsinki


8:30 Registration and morning coffee
9:00 Welcoming words

Theme I: The use of chemicals in mineral processing
9:15 Demand for chemicals in mineral processing- Jukka Lehtovuori, Kemira Oyj
9:45 How we use chemicals in our concentration process- Benjamin Musuku, Boliden Kevitsa Mining Oy
10:15 Break

Theme II: New inspiring ideas
11:00 Non-toxic collectors for Cu-Zn-Fe sulphide ore- Samuel Hartikainen, Oulu University
11:30 New inspiring ideas- Lasse Moilanen, BioSO4 Oy
12:00 Lunch

Theme III: Chemicals in discharge waters

13:15 The good, the bad or the ugly – a panel debate
– Jukka Mehtonen, Finnish Environment Institute (Syke)
– Jukka Lehtovuori, Kemira Oyj
– Riina Salmimies, Sofi Filtration Oy
14:15 Break

Theme IV: Some chemical concerns and closing the loop

15:00 Recovery of xanthates from mining effluents. Riikka Kuosmanen, Jyväskylä University
15:30 Solving the sulphate equation. Jenni Bäck, CNGR Finland Oy
16:00 Wrap-up and farewell
16:15 Cocktail reception begins

Registration is closed!

The registration fee 190 € incl. program, lunch and seminar refreshments.

Note! A limited number of free places for young members available. Please contact directly Paula Vehmaanperä.

Questions? Contact Paula Vehmaanperä (paula.vehmaanpera(at)