STOICISM presented in the 6th Trilateral EU-Japan-USA Conference on Critical Raw Materials in Brussels, Belgium


    As dissemination leader of STOICISM FP7 project, IMA-Europe through Dr. Aurela Shtiza presented, the poster “From plant to mine: a reverse approach to help resource estimation and geometallurgical modelling” from the work of Dr. Q. Dehaine and Dr. L. Fillipov both from the University of Lorraine.  Their presented the status of the actions and deliverables of the STOICISM project using techniques to recover precious rare earth and metals from kaolin waste.

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    STOICISM presented in 19th NPCW in Norway


    The 19th Nordic Process Control Workshop took place in Trondheim, Norway on 15-16 January 2015. The objective of this workshop is to bring together the Nordic process control community and to provide a forum for presenting recent and ongoing work in the area of process control, optimization and modeling.

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    STOICISM presented in 17th IFAC Symposium on Control, Optimization and Automation in Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing in Vienna, Austria


    As partner of the STOICISM consortium, Dr. Zakharov from University of Aalto, presented the contribution “Dynamic modelling of a multiple hearth furnace for kaolin calcination with a sensitivity analysis with respect to reaction rates” at the 17th IFAC Symposium on Control, Optimization and Automation in Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing in Vienna, (Austria). The platform presentation was devoted to the description of the dynamic modeling of a multiple hearth kaolin calciner.

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    STOICISM Masters project collaborator wins the Digital Field Mapping 2014 Prize


    Rachael Tierney, from the University of Exeter (Camborne School of Mines) in UK, completed her MSc dissertation project investigating the Imerys Higher Moor pit using Midland Valley Move software. Her dissertation “Targeting Kaolin Deposits with Discrete Fracture Networks” contributes to work package 1 of the STOICISM project which is funded under European Union 7th Framework Programme with focus on excellent science and innovation. Rachael Tierney’s dissertation, which was supervised by Prof.

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    STOICISM presented at the at the Cornish Institute of Engineers (CIE)


    STOICISM presented at the Cornish Institute of Engineers (CIE) on 26th February 2015, demonstrating the use of laser scanning technology as a tool for effective pit slope management. The CIE is a network of professionals whose origin traces back to the early 20th century. The organisation is devoted to the exchange of information and ideas by convening meetings for presentation of papers and films. The discussions, held at the University of Exeter's campus, are open to members and also to the public.

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    STOICISM presented in the 2nd Conference on Optical Characterization of Materials (OCM) in Germany


    The 2nd Conference on Optical Characterization of Materials (OCM) is taking place in Karlsruhe, Germany on 18-19 March 2015 and is organized by the Karlsruhe Centre for Spectral Signatures of Materials (KCM) in cooperation with the German Chapter of the Instrumentation & Measurement Society of IEEE. The objective of this conference is to present and discuss new trends and developments in material characterization and share the latest highlights to identify spectral footprints and their use by the industry.

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    STOICISM presented in 13th Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (SGA) Meeting on in Nancy, France.


    The theme for the SGA 13th edition was “Mineral Resources in a Sustainable World”. The SGA was founded in 1965 in Heidelberg and the 2015 SGA meeting celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Society. Mr.  Dehaine & Dr.

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    STOICISM presented in the MANUFUTURE conference in Luxembourg


    The biannual conference on Innovation in Europe took place from 23 to 24 of November in Luxembourg city in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. In line with the EU innovation objective to boost reindustrialisation and increase the manufacturing industry’s current GDP contribution from16% to as much as 20%, the MANUFUTURE event aimed at: 1. Assessing the manufacturing research and development progress in Europe compared with global competitors; 2. Define the conditions needed for successfully reindustrialising Europe; 3.

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