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Meeting 2017 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Rare Metal Extraction & Processing
Sponsorship TMS Extraction and Processing Division
TMS: Hydrometallurgy and Electrometallurgy Committee
Organizer(s) Hojong Kim, The Pennsylvania State University
Shafiq Alam, University of Saskatchewan
Harald Oosterhof, Umicore
Neale R. Neelameggham, Ind LLC
Takanari Ouchi, The University of Tokyo
Scope The symposium will cover extraction of rare metals as well as rare extraction processing techniques used in metal production. Extraction of rare—less common metals or minor metals (not covered by other TMS symposia)—will be covered. This will include elements such as antimony, bismuth, barium, beryllium, boron, calcium, chromium, gallium, germanium, hafnium, indium, manganese, molybdenum, platinum group metals, rare earth metals, rhenium, scandium, selenium, sodium, strontium, tantalum, tellurium, and tungsten—rare metals of low-tonnage sales compared to high-tonnage metals such as iron, copper, nickel, lead, tin, zinc, or light metals such as aluminum, magnesium, or titanium and electronic metalloid silicon.

Rare processing will cover bio-metallurgy, hydro-metallurgy, and electro-metallurgy, as well as extraction of values from EAF dusts, and less common waste streams not discussed in recycling symposia. Rare high-temperature processes such as microwave heating, solar-thermal reaction synthesis, and cold crucible synthesis of the rare metals will be included. Design of extraction equipment used in these processes will be included from suppliers, as well as laboratory and pilot plant studies.
Abstracts Due 07/17/2016
Proceedings Plan Planned: Stand-alone book in which only your symposium’s papers would appear (indicate title in comments section below)

A New Two-stage Process for Preparation of Ti/Ti-Al Alloys
Application of Rare Earths for Higher Efficiencies in Energy Conversion
Biotechnological Recovery of Platinum Group Metals from Leachates of Spent Automotive Catalysts
Disclosure of the Kinetic Relations of Semidirect Cemented Carbide Leaching in Acid Media
Electrochemical Behavior of Neodymium in Molten Chloride Salts
Electrochemical Formation of Nd Alloys Using Liquid Metal Electrodes in Molten LiCl-KCl Systems
F-83: Adsorbents for Selective Recovery of Heavy Rare Earth Elements
F-84: Behavior of Sec-octylphenoxy Acetic Acid (CA-12) in Yttrium Recovery from High Concentrated Heavy Rare Earths Mixture
F-85: The Recovery of Bismuth from Bismuthinite Concentrate through Membrane Electrolysis
F-89: Selective Recovery of Scandium from Sulfating Roasting Red Mud by Water Leaching
F-90: Study of a Synergistic Solvent Extracting System to Separate Yttrium and Heavy Rare Earths: A Deep Investigations on System Behavior
Mechanism of Intensifying Cyanide Leaching of Gold from a Calcine by the Pretreatment of Acid or Alkali Washing
Microwave Treatment for Extraction of Rare Earth Elements from Phosphogypsum
Observation of Oxidation of Nd-Magnet In High Temperature Recycling/Recovery Process
Present Status and Development of Comprehensive Utilization of Vanadium-Titanium Magnetite
Recovering Palladium from Chloridizing Leaching Solution of Spent Pd/Al2O3Catalyst by Sulfide Precipitation
Recovery of Critical Rare Earth Elements for Green Energy Technologies
Review of TiO2-rich Materials Preparation for the Chlorination Process
Selective Reduction and Separation of Europium from Mixed Rare-earth Oxides from Waste Fluorescent Lamp Phosphors
Selective Separation of Rare Earth Elements Utilizing Vapor Phase Extraction
Study on Pre-reduction Mechanisms of Chromium Ore Pellets in SRC Process
Sulfuric Acid Leaching of Mechanically Activated Vanadium-bearing Converter Slag
The Economics of the Search Minerals Direct Extraction Process for Rare Earth Recovery
Vapor Treatment for Alloying and Magnetizing Platinum Group Metals

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