4th Hydrometallurgy Seminar in Oslo

The NFR-BIA Hydromet project arrange yearly seminars related to our effort to heighten competence in Hydrometallurgy. The next seminar will be in downtown Oslo. Please visit hydromet.no for more information about the project.


Last updated 6th February 2018

Tuesday 6th March

  • 12:00 Registration
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Welcome - Summary of the 2014-2018 Hydromet project (Jon Petter Omtvedt, UiO)

Results from the Hydromet Project

  • 14:30 Speciation in industrial solutions (Hans V. Lerum, UiO)
  • 14:50 The iron problem (Ina Beate Jenssen, NTNU)
  • 15:20 Removal of Cd from nitrophosphate solutions (Svetlana Sand, UiO)
  • 15:40 The future of hydrometallurgy in Norway (Jens-Petter Andreassen, NTNU)

           16:00 Coffee/tea

Norwegian mineral deposits

  • 16:15 Scarcity of resources in Europe. Can Norway help? (Dag Øistein Eriksen, UiO)
  • 16:35 LYNAS - A sustainable non Chinese Rare Earths supplier (Alain Rollat, AR COnsulting)
  • 17:00 Li-extraction from Czech mineral sources (Richard Pavlik, GEOMET)
  • 17:25 Fen: A world class deposit (Sven Dahlgren, Telemark County - unconfirmed)

           19:30 Dinner

Wednesday 7. March

Aspects on developments of processes

  • 09:00 From Bauxite to Alumina - Materials, process and energy (Christian Rosenkilde, Norsk Hydro)
  • 09:30 Circularity in the zinc processing (Justin Salminen, Boliden)
  • 09:50 Estimating investment cost of a new plant (Nils Henrik Eldrup, Høyskolen Sørøst-Norge)

           10:10 Coffee/tea

Recovery of metals and environmental issues

  • 10:30 Hydrometallurgical processes at NTNU for sustainable production of feedstock for aluminum and solar industries (Jafar Safarian, NTNU)
  • 10:50 Kinetic effect in separation of metal ions with very similar properties and its modelling (Jan John, CTU)
  • 11:10 Recovery of REE from mine tailings. The EnviREE project (Martina Petranikova, Chalmers TU)
  • 11:30 Hydrometallurgical recovery of REEs and valuable metals from e-waste ( Yongxiang Yang, TU Delft/NTNU)
  • 11:50 Recovery of Zn from municipal flue gas dust (Johanne M. S. Kessel, UiO)
  • 12:10 Norsep - extraction of metal products from MSWI fly ash (Per Bakke, OiW)
  • 12:20 Application of Solvent Extraction Technology in the Nickel Industry (Ole Dotterud, Glencore - unconfirmed)

           12:40 Lunch

In-line analyses

  • 14:00 Process measurements on-line (Torkild Eivindson, Glencore Nikkelverk)
  • 14:20 On-line analyses using neutrons (Tor Bjørnstad, IFE/UiO)
  • 14:40 Applications of Vibrational spectroscopy for Solvent Extraction (Niels Højmark Andersen, UiO)
  • 15:00 Off-line ICP-MS analyses and industrial solutions (Hans V. Lerum, UiO)
  • 15:20 Online analyzer enabling automatic control of an copper solvent extraction plant (Tiina Kumulainen, HiOA)
  • 15:40 Separations of REE with Reversed Phase Extraction (Muhammad Ramzan, UiO)

           16:00 Closing of seminar (Jon Petter Omtvedt, UiO)

           16:30 Seminar End


Venue: Thon Hotel Opera in Downtown Oslo

Thon Hotel Opera is situated aside Oslo Central railway station (Oslo S) facing the seaside and the Opera. It has very easy access from Oslo Airport Gardermoen by both Flytoget (Airport express train) and ordinary trains. The seaside area is one of the most dynamic parts of Oslo concerning new buildings and architecture.


The organizers have reserved a number of rooms at the hotel for participants. When registration before January 5th, 2018, reservations may be performed through the organizers using the form below. After this date, room must be ordered directly from the hotel. 

Published Oct. 30, 2017 4:15 PM - Last modified Feb. 6, 2018 12:00 PM