Programme BR2018

The conference structure consists of keynote presentations (40 minutes), oral presentations (20 minutes) and oral presentations of posters (3 minutes). The tentative programme structure follows.

Furthermore, the programme includes a welcome reception, a conference dinner, a tour in Acropolis and a field trip to Aluminium of Greece on the 10th of May.

You can also download the BR2018 Programme here: Conference2018.redmud.org/Programme BR2018 – pdf

 

Sunday 6 of May 2018
18:00

21:00

Reception + Registration
   
 Monday 7 of May 2018
8:15 Registration
9:00 A Welcome Opening by the host
9:20

Keynote Presentation

Efthymios BALOMENOS
Presentation / Paper

Bauxite Residue Handling Practice and Valorisation research in Aluminium of Greece

Mytilineos S.A. (Greece)

Theme From bauxite to a modified bauxite residue
10:00

Michal KSIAZEK, Eli RINGDALEN, Per Helge HØGAAS , Casper van der EIJK
Presentation / Paper

Iron removal from bauxite ores

SINTEF (Norway)

10:20

Sedat ARSLAN, Bekir CELIKEL, Meral BAYGUL, Gokhan Kursat DEMIR
Presentation / Paper

Implementation and optimization of filter press in red mud washing process at ETI Aluminyum

ETI Aluminyum Inc. Seydisehir (Turkey)

10:40

Andrei GORONOVSKI1, Johannes VIND2,3, Vicky VASSILIADOU2, Dimitrios PANIAS3, Alan H. TKACZYK1
Presentation / Paper

Distribution of uranium, thorium and potassium in the Bayer process

1University of Tartu (Estonia), 2Aluminium of Greece (Greece), 3NTUA (Greece)

11:00

György BÁNVÖLGYI 
Presentation / Paper

Production of bauxite residue with low soda and high iron content: the ILTD process option

Senior Process Consultant, Alumina (Hungary)

11:20 Coffee   Break     –     Poster   Session
Theme Neutralisation, revegetation and beyond
11:40

Gemma O’CONNOR, Ronan COURTNEY
Presentation / Paper

Performance of a constructed wetland treating alkaline bauxite residue leachate

University of Limerick

12:00

Benoit CRISTOL1, Ross GREENHALGH2
Presentation / Paper

QAL bauxite residue storage using sea water neutralisation

1Rusal (Australia), 2Queensland Alumina limited (Australia)

12:20

Elisa DI CARLO1, Ronan COURTNEY1, Amiel BOULLEMANT2, Laurent POIZAT3
Paper

Field sampling and ex-situ bioassays for assessing the ecotoxicological risk of trace elements in different rehabilitated bauxite residues

1University of Limerick (Ireland), 2Rio Tinto (France), 3Alteo-alumina (France)

12:40

Viktória FEIGL1, Nelli BOMBOLYA1, Ádám TÖRÖK1, Zsófia BERKL1, Viktória DÁVID1, András KARI2
Paper

Biotechnological applicability of micro-organisms isolated from bauxite residue

1 Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary), 2 Eötvös Loránd University (Hungary)

13:00 Lunch
Theme Integrated, near-zero waste processes
14:20

Michail VAFEIAS1, Danai MARINOS1*, Dimitrios PANIAS1, Efthymios BALOMENOS1,2, Panagiotis DAVRIS1, Michal KSIAZEK3, Casper V.D. EIJK3, Jafar SAFARIAN4, Leiv KOLBEINSEN4, Ingeborg SOLHEIM3
Presentation / Paper

From Red to Grey: revisiting the Pedersen process to achieve holistic bauxite ore utilization

1NTUA (Greece), 2Mytilineos S.A. (Greece), 3SINTEF (Norway), 4NTNU (Norway)

14:40

David KONLECHNER1, Egon SEHNER2, Ernst PICHLER3
Presentation / Paper

Concept for an industrial scale HCl based bauxite residuals valorization and idea for using available technology for piloting at batch scale

1KON Chemical Solutions (Austria), 2CMI UVK GmbH (Germany), 3Chemikalien & Technischer Service GmbH (Austria)

15:00

Tobias Hertel, Lukas ARNOUT, Silviana ONISEI, Bart BLANPAIN, Yiannis PONTIKES
Presentation / Paper

Developing the processes for bauxite residue binders

KU Leuven (Belgium)

15:20 Coffee break – Poster session
Theme Novel Applications
15:40

Jinhua BAO, Liang KONG, Zhen FAN, Heather S NIKOLIC, Kunlei LIU
Presentation / Paper

Utilising red mud as an oxygen carrier and catalyst for chemical looping gasification to produce hydrogen-rich syngas

University of Kentucky (US)

16:00 Samira Fatma KURTOĞLU, Alper UZUN

Tuning Structural Characteristics of red mud by acid modification for high performance in catalytic ammonia decomposition

Koç University (Turkey)

16:20

Vesna ZALAR SERJUN1, Ana MLADENOVIČ1, Radmila MILAČIČ2, Janez ŠČANČAR2, Ana AŠLER3, Nina ZUPANČIČ3, Irena NIKOLIĆ4, Primož OPRČKAL1
Presentation / Paper

Red mud as an alternative material for the production of a geotechnical composite

1 Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute (Slovenia),  2Jožef Stefan Institute (Slovenia),  3University of Ljubljana (Slovenia),  4University of Montenegro (Montenegro)

16:40

Michael JOHNSON
Presentation / Paper

Bauxite residue as a potential grid storage mechanism for renewable energy

BigAtticHouse  (USA)

17:00

Marcel SCHLAF
Presentation / Paper

Looking for acidity – or – the case of the missing chlorine: an option for a global closed loop alkalinity-acidity cycle for bauxite residue neutralization

University of Guelph (Canada)

17:20 Coffee   Break     –     Poster   Session
  Intensified poster presentation session
 

Sultan A. ALKHAMMALI , Abdulaziz N. AL-MUTAIRI , Abdulrahman M. ALOTAIBI, Majed A. ALMALKI, Yasir A. ALMUTAIRI
Paper

Mineralogical and geochemical analyses of red mud in Saudi Arabia

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia)

 

Raj Kishore PATEL, Manoj Kumar SAHU
Paper

Neutralization of red mud using CO2 sequestration

National Institute of Technology (India)

  Zhongkai LIU

Study on the Remediation Technology of Bauxite Residue

Chalco (China)

17:40 Closing of Monday’s session
Tuesday 8 of May
09:00 Keynote Presentation

Lisbeth RANDERS
Presentation / Paper

Kalundborg Symbiosis, moving towards a circular approach to production

Kalundborg Symbiose (Denmark)

Theme Recovery of Fe, Al, Ti
9:40

Pritii TAM1, Chiara CARDENIA2, Buhle XAKALASHE3, Vicky VASSILIADOU1, Dimitrios PANIAS2, Bernd FRIEDRICH3
Presentation / Paper

Conceptual flowsheets for Combined Recovery of Fe and Al from Bauxite Residue

1MYTILINEOS S.A. (Greece), 2NTUA (Greece), 3RWTH Aachen University (Germany)

10:00

Jianmin ZENG, Jiacheng WANG, Zimeng TAN, Aoping HE
Presentation / Paper

Production of grey cast iron from red mud and laterite nickel ore

Guanxi University (China)

10:20 Sk BISWAL1, Bk SATPATHY2, A AGNIHOTRI3, Dp CHAKRAVARTHY4

Innovative Process for Extraction of Iron Values from East Coast Bauxite Residue with Gainful Application of Non-iron Material

1IMMT (India), 2IIT (India), 3JNARDDC (India), 4Eesavyasa Tech (India)

10:40

Gözde ALKAN, Bengi YAGMURLU, Yiqian MA, Buhle XAKALASHE, Srecko STOPIC, Carsten DITTRICH, Bernd FRIEDRICH.
Presentation / Paper

Combining pyrometallurgical conditioning and dry acid digestion of red mud for selective Sc extraction and TiO2 enrichment in mineral phase

RWTH Aachen University (Germany)

11:00 Coffee   Break     –     Poster   Session
11:20

Mansoor BARATI1, Karim DANAEI1, Yindong YANG1, Ravi RAVINDRAN2, Alexander MCLEAN1
Presentation / Paper

Metal Refining Fluxes Based on bauxite Residue

1University of Toronto (Canada), 2Ryerson University (Canada)

11:40

Buhle XAKALASHE, Bernd FRIEDRICH
Presentation / Paper

Combined Carbothermic Reduction of Bauxite Residue and Basic Oxygen Furnace Slag for Enhanced Recovery of Fe and Slag Conditioning

RWTH Aachen University (Germany)

12:00

Sumedh GOSTU1, Brajendra MISHRA1, Gerard MARTINS2
Presentation / Paper

Extraction of iron from red mud: low temperature reduction to magnetite and magnetic separation

1Department of Material Science and Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

  Intensified poster presentation session
 

Gözde ALKAN, , Buhle XAKALASHE, Bengi YUGMURLU, Carsten DITTRICH, Srecko STOPIC, Bernd FRIEDRICH
Poster Presentation / Paper

Enhancement of Sc and Ti extraction rates from Fe-depleted slag by hydrogen peroxide and sulfuric acid leaching

RWTH Aachen (Germany), MEAB (Germany)

 

Buhle XAKALASHE, Gözde ALKAN, Hugo Ignacio LUCAS, Bernd FRIEDRICH
Poster Presentation / Paper

Conditioning of Bauxite Residue with Bottom Ash in view of recovery of valuable metals: A sustainable approach

RWTH Aachen University (Germany)

 

Chiara BONOMI, Ioanna GIANNOPOULOU, Johannes VIND, Dimitrios PANIAS
Poster Presentation / Paper

1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium hydrogen sulphate ionic liquid leaching of bauxite residue: iron, titanium and scandium recovery

NTUA (Greece), MYTILINEOS S.A. (Greece)

12:40 Lunch
Theme Cement, concrete and inorganic polymers
14:20

Marcelo MONTINI1, José D. A. RODRIGUES2, Rafael G. PILEGGI3, Karen SCRIVENER1, Roberto Cesar ROMANO3, Xuerun LI1
Presentation / Paper

Activate fly ash reaction using bauxite residue in blended cement

1EPFL (Switzerland), 2Federal University of São Carlos (Brazil), 3São Paulo University (Brazil)

14:40

David ARIÑO MONTOYA1,2, Tobias HERTEL2, Nikolaos PISTOFIDIS1, Giannis GIANNAKOPOULOS1, Remus Ion IACOBESCU2, Marios KATSIOTIS1, Yiannis PONTIKES2
Presentation / Paper

Bauxite residue as main raw material in the production of calcium sulfoferroaluminate clinker

1TITAN CEMENT (Greece), 2KU LEUVEN (Belgium)

15:00

Roberto Cesar ROMANO, Heitor M. BERNARDO, José A. MESQUITA, Gustavo H. MUNIZ, Maria Alba CINCOTTO, Rafael G. PILEGGI
Presentation / Paper

Evaluation of hardened state properties of zero-cement mortars produced using bauxite residue as an activator to ground blast furnace slag

University of São Paulo (Brazil)

15:20

K. Sateesh BABU, N. Gangadhara REDDY, Partha Pratim DEY, B. Hanumantha RAO
Presentation / Paper

Susceptibility to compaction of lime and GGBS treated bauxite residue

IIT Bhubaneswar (India)

15:40

Lukas ARNOUT1, Tobias HERTEL1, Lucas Beirao DO VALLE2, Adrien NELIS2,  Marcel DORMANN2, Theodoros KARACHALIOS1, Yiannis PONTIKES1
Presentation / Paper

Increasing the reactivity of bauxite residue for the use as building material: an alternative activation treatment

1KU Leuven (Belgium), 2CRM (Belgium)

16:00 Rui M. NOVAIS, João CARVALHEIRAS, Maria P. SEABRA, João A. LABRINCHA

Innovative use for geopolymers containing high red mud content

University of Aveiro (Portugal)

16:20 Coffee   Break     –     Poster   Session
  Intensified poster presentation session
 

Andrei GORONOVSKI, Alan H. TKACZYK
Poster Presentation / Paper

Assessment of NORM in bauxite residue to facilitate valorization

University of Tartu (Estonia)

 

Mariana K. KANASHIRO1, Douglas H. MILANEZ1, Everard C. M. NOYONS2, Leandro I.L. de FARIA1, José de Anchieta RODRIGUES1
Poster Presentation / Paper

Bauxite residue in cementitious materials – an analysis using citation and co-authorship maps

1Federal University of São Carlos (Brazil), 2Leiden University (The Netherlands)

 

Tobias HERTEL1, Chiara CARDENIA2, Efthymios BALOMENOS2,3, Dimitrios PANIAS2, Yiannis PONTIKES1
Poster Presentation / Paper

Microwave treatment of bauxite residue for the production of inorganic polymers

1KU Leuven (Belgium), 2NTUA Athens (Greece), 3Mytilineos S.A.(Greece)

 

M. Srinivasula REDDY1, Dinakar PASLA1, B. Hanumantha RAO1, Bijtjoy SATPATHY1, Subrat KAR2, Binuta PATRA2, Ananyaja KHUNTIA2
Poster Presentation / Paper

A study on the compressive strength and minerological properties of fly ash and red mud based geopolymer mortar

1IIT Bhubaneswar (India), 2NALCO (India)

 

Pithchai Pandian SIVAKUMAR, Tobias HERTEL, Yiannis PONTIKES
Poster Presentation / Paper

Modified bauxite residue as an alternative supplementary cementitous material

KU Leuven (Belgium)

17:00 End of Tuesdays’ sessions
18:00 Visit to Acropolis
20:00 Conference Dinner
 Wednesday 9 of May 2018
09:00 Keynote Presentation

Krzysztof KUBACKI
Presentation

EIT RawMaterials – world’s largest innovation network in metals and minerals

EIT RawMaterials, Innovation Hub CLC East (Poland)

Theme Recovery of critical elements
09:40 Wenzhong ZHANG, Risto KOIVULA

Highly selective uptake of Sc3+ over Fe3+ by organic-inorganic hybrid titanium(IV) phosphate materials relevant to bauxite residue leachate conditions

Presentation / Paper

 

University of Helsinki (Helsinki)

10:00 Panagiotis DAVRIS1, Nikoleta GELESTATHI1, Efthymios BALOMENOS2, Dimitrios PANIAS1 and Ioannis PASPALIARIS1

Bauxite residue slag leaching for Al, Ti and Sc recovery

1NTUA (Greece), 2 Mytilineos S.A (Greece)

10:20

Éva UJACZKI1,2, Patricia CUSACK2,5, Rama Krishna CHINNAM1,5, Seamus CLIFFORD3,5, Teresa CURTIN4,5, RONAN COURTNEY2,5, LISA O`DONOGHUE1,5
Presentation / Paper

Evaluation of a reuse technology for bauxite residue – extraction of gallium

1University of Limerick (Ireland),  2Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary)

10:40 Maria OCHSENKUEHN-PETROPOULOU, Theopisti LYMPEROPOULOU, Lamprini-Areti TSAKANIKA, Klaus-Michael OCHSENKUEHN, Konstantinos HATZILYBERIS, Paraskevas GEORGIOU, Chrysanthos STERGIOPOULOS and Fotios TSOPELAS

Mineral acid leaching of scandium from bauxite residue

NTUA (Greece)

11:00 Coffee   Break     –     Poster   Session
11:30

Dženita AVDIBEGOVIĆ, Mercedes REGADÍO, Rodolfo Marin RIVERA, Ghania OUNOUGHENE, Tom VAN GERVEN, Koen BINNEMANS
Presentation / Paper

Purification of low concentration of rare earths from high concentration impurities in leach liquor of bauxite residue slag by a supported ionic liquid phase

KU Leuven (Belgium)

11:50

Johannes VIND1,2, Vicky VASSILIADOU1, Dimitrios PANIAS2
Presentation / Paper

Rare earth elements and scandium mineralogy in bauxite residue

1Aluminium of Greece (Greece), 2NTUA (Greece)

12:10

John ANAWATI, Sable REID, Gisele AZIMI
Paper

An innovative and sustainable valorisation process to recover rare earth elements from Canadian bauxite residue – synthetic oxalate precipitation study

University of Toronto (Canada)

12:30

Edward PETERES1, Şerif KAYA2,3, Carsten DITTRICH2, Kerstin FORSBERG1
Presentation / Paper

Recovery of scandium by crystallisation techniques

1KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), 2 MEAB (Germany), 3RWTH Aachen University (Germany)

12:50

Rodolfo Marin RIVERA1, Buhle XAKALASHE2, Ghania OUNOUGHENE1, Koen BINNEMANS1, Bernd FRIEDRICH2, Tom VAN GERVEN1
Presentation / Paper

Recovery of rare earths from bauxite residue slag by high-pressure acid leaching

1KU Leuven (Belgium), 2RWTH Aachen (Germany)

13:10 Lunch
14:10 Keynote Presentation

Steven Philip ROSENBERG
Presentation / Paper

Bauxite Residue R&D, Emirates Global Aluminium, Technology Development and Transfer, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

EGA (UAE)

14:50 Intensified poster presentation session
 

Rodolfo Marin RIVERA, Ghania OUNOUGHENE, Koen BINNEMANS, Tom VAN GERVEN
Poster Presentation / Paper

Recovery of selected rare earths from bauxite residue by dry digestion with multi-stage circulation of leach liquor

KU Leuven

 

Bengi YAGMURLU1, Wenzhong ZHANG2, Risto KOIVULA2, Carsten DITTRICH1, Bernd FRIEDRICH3
Poster Presentation / Paper

Solid-state conversion of scandium phosphate to oxide by sodium hydroxide and sodium salts

1MEAB (Germany), 2University of Helsinki (Finland), 3RWTH Aachen (Germany)

  Panagiotis DAVRIS1, Danai MARINOS1, Efthymios BALOMENOS2, Dimitrios PANIAS1 and Ioannis PASPALIARIS1

Hydrometallurgical extraction of scandium from bauxite residue based on sulfuric acid process

1NTUA (Greece), 2 Mytilineos S.A (Greece)

 

Anna Lisa BACHMANN
Poster Presentation

Fraunhofer Project Group Materials Recycling and Resource Strategies, IWKS

Fraunhofer (Germany)

 

Magdalena LUTY-BŁOCHO, Marek WOJNICKI
Poster Presentation

The influence of the residence time of the REE ions in the microchannel on their enrichment efficiency

AGH University (Poland)

 

Marek WOJNICKI,  Magdalena LUTY-BŁOCHO
Poster Presentation

Extraction rate of Ho3+ ions from an aqueous solution to D2EHPA in cyclohexane

AGH University (Poland)

 

P. James JOYCE, Anna BJÖRKLUND
Paper

Beyond landfill avoidance – assessment of the  Sustainability benefits of proposed integrated bauxite residue valorisation flow sheets using life cycle assessment (LCA)  

KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)

15:30 Award
15:40 Panel discussion
17:00 Closing session
17:10 Finale coffee session