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# Abstracts

## Automation

- On-line Optical Measurement of Hematite Magnetite Ratio and Penalty Elements in Magnetite Flotation –
*L Koresaar, N Khajehzadeh, O Haavisto and J Timperi*

## Exploration

- Geological and metallurgical characteristics of BIF-associated detrital iron mineralisation in Gabon –
*Bert De Waele, Mathieu Lacorde, Kim Bischoff, Grant Loveday and Fabien Linares* - Long-range Ground Penetrating Radar for Iron Ore Resource Definition –
*J Francke* - A Metallogenic Study of High-grade Iron Ores on North Baffin Island in the 'Granulite Facies' Domain South of the Central Borden Fault Zone –
*J Hey, N Duke, D Moser and T Ianelli* - High Accuracy 2.5D AEM Inversion Method for Banded Iron-formation (BIF) and other Geological Settings –
*S Jakica, R Paterson, J Silic and D FitzGerald* - Using Airborne Electromagnetics (AEM) to Solve a Structurally Complex Geological Puzzle in the Hamersley Province, Western Australia –
*R Murray, R Neroni, D Kepert and J Bresnahan* - 'Bromance' between Iron Ore and Hyperspectral Technology –
*E Ramanaidou* - The Iron Bridge Magnetite Deposits –
*C Simpson*

## Geostatistics and ore reserve estimation

- Iron Ore Takes Benefit from Neutron Pulsed Geochemical Tools –
*P Jeanneau, V Flahaut, A Maddever, B Chi and A Mahanta* - Iron Ore Grade Modelling Using Geostatistics and Artificial Neural Network –
*B C Sarkar, R K Singh, D Ray, A Kumar, P**K**Sinha and V Sarkar*

## Health, safety, environment and community

- Managing Excess Temperature and High Risk Levels of Legionella Bacteria in Eyewash Safety Showers –
*C Challenor* - Functional Safety Impacts on Front End Engineering Design Studies –
*M Goode* - Design to Closure – Construction of Detailed Rehabilitation Designed Iron Ore Waste Rock Dumps Based on Upfront Site Specific Assessment – A Kemp and I Taylor
- A Holistic Approach to Mining Excellence – What Can Mining Learn from Other Industries? –
*G Pilger, A Jacobs, C Bradley and B Moore* - Research into Improving the Efficiency of Airborne Dust Control Techniques in the Iron Ore Industry –
*J Roberts and P Wypych* - Minimising the water loss associated with mine tailings disposal –
*P Slatter, A Rushdieh, G Botha and C P Vollier*

## Logistics and utilities

- Advanced Automation for Centralised Stockyard Operations –
*R Stefansen*

## Mining

- Pilbara Creek Diversions – Resilience Gained through Increased Ore Recovery and an Integrated Approach to Design –
*S Atkinson, M Rafty, A Markham and M Heyting* - Innovation State of Play – How Global Mining CEOs Think about Innovation –
*G Stanway, P Mahoney and C Griebel* - How Can Mining Innovations Deliver Value More Consistently –
*A T Job and P R McAree* - The Fundamental Limits of Hyperspectral Imaging for Excavator Mounted Real-time Ore Characterisation –
*A T Job, P R McAree and M L Edgar* - The Development, Current Capabilities and Future of WAIO's Geological Reconciliation System –
*S Loach* - Why Are Many Large Brazilian Miners Moving towards Smaller Equipment? –
*B S Magalhães* - The Relationship between Mineralogy and Shear Strength of Pilbara Hamersley Group Shales across the Weathering Spectrum –
*A Maldonado and K G Mercer* - Reliability-based Capacity Determination Model for Semi-Mobile In-pit Crushing and Conveying Systems –
*R Ritter* - Western Australian Iron Ore 2006–2016 – Insights for Iron Ore and Beyond? –
*L Barrere, A Trench and J Sykes* - Managing Blast Vibration in Close Proximity to Sensitive Heritage Sites –
*J F Tiedgen* - Technology's Role in the Optimisation of Drill and Blast –
*J F Tiedgen and A D Steciuk* - One Perfect (Production) Day –
*G Wellwood*

## New equipment

- Aeration Induced Moisture Reduction of Iron Ore –
*S Caldwell, K Williams, J Guo and W Chen* - Recent Development and Application of SLon VPHGMS Magnetic Separators in Iron Ore and Ilmenite Processing Industry –
*X Dahe* - The Autonomous Rail Conveyor Significantly Reduces Ore Haulage Costs –
*T Graham* - Real Time Slurry Elemental Analyser for Iron Ore Beneficiation Plant Control –
*A Stabile, G Noble, E Portes and V Oigo* - Development of a Slimline Downhole Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Tool for Iron Ore – Some Applications and Limitations –
*K Trofimczyk, T Hopper and B Birt* - Chutes to Thrill –
*G Wellwood, T Tan and R Ruiz*

## Ore characterisation

- Channel Iron Deposits of the Western Robe River –
*M Beattie, C Placzek, K Blake and P Polito* - The Dynamic Adhesion of Wet and Sticky Iron Ores onto Impact Plates –
*M Carr, W Chen, C Wheeler and K Williams* - Determination of the Handleability Index of Adhesive Bulk Materials –
*M Carr, J Plinke, W Chen and K Williams* - Determination of Iron Ore Mineralogy Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy – a Chemometric Approach –
*J Carter, K Auyong and L Dixon* - The Geometallurgy of Titanomagnetites That Affects Vanadium Extraction –
*D Connelly, D Yan, J Floyd and G Das* - Optical Image Analysis of Iron Ore Pellets Using CSIRO Software Mineral4/Recognition4 –
*E Donskoi, A Poliakov, S Hapugoda and L Lu* - Digital Rocks for Iron Ore Sinters – towards a 3D Quantification of Sinter Textures –
*B Godel, B Ellis, D O'Dea, T Honeyands and T Harvey* - Analysis of 98 individual -200 Mesh Iron-ore Samples in a Single MLA Session –
*D Grant and D Goudie* - Discriminating Hematite/Magnetite via Scanning Electron Microscope-Mineral Liberation Analyser (SEM-MLA) in the -200 Mesh Size Fraction of Iron Ores –
*D Grant, D Goudie, C Voisey, M Shaffer and P Sylvester* - Infrared Spectroscopy in BHP Billiton Iron Ore with a Focus on In-mine Infrared Sensing –
*M Haest, D Mittrup and L Edwards* - Highlighting Key Features of the Pore Structure of Iron Ore Sinter –
*T Harvey, D ODea, G Evans, B Godel and T Honeyands* - Evaluation of Sintering Behaviour Based on Ore Characteristics –
*T Higuchi and L Lu* - VisuMet – Analyses of Iron Carriers with Image Processing –
*B Kain-Bueckner and H Mali* - The Use of FEG-SEM in Association with Other Identification Techniques in Solving Complex Iron Ore Mineralogy –
*M Lacoste and A Correa de Araujo* - Variation of Elastic Modulus and Friction Coefficients of Iron Ore Granulated Mix with Moisture Content –
*C Li, R Moreno-Atanasio and T Honeyands* - Goethite Classification, Distribution and Properties with Reference to Australian Iron Deposits –
*J Manuel and J Clout* - A New Iron Ore Sintering Nucleus Assimilation Test –
*J Manuel and N Ware* - Geometallurgy - a New Perspective on High-grade Iron Ore Deposit at Kiirunavaara, Northern Sweden –
*K Niiranen* - Microwave-assisted Magnetizing Roasting and Mineral Transformation Studies of Low -rade, Goethite-rich Iron Ores –
*V Nunna, S Hapugoda and M Pownceby* - Microhardness Testing of Hematite-Goethite Fe Ores – Implications for their Textural Characterisation and Geometallurgy –
*M Peterson, J Manuel and S Hapugoda* - A Comparison of X-ray Based Analysis Techniques for Characterising the Phase Mineralogy and Associated Alumina Deportment in Iron Ores –
*M Pownceby, C MacRae and A Torpy* - Summary of Results of an International Round Robin on Mineralogical Analysis of Iron Ores –
*M D Raven and S L Birch* - The Softening and Melting Behaviour of Single and Mixed Iron Ore Burden –
*L Wang, S Wu, M Kou, B Du and Y Lu*

## Processing

- Enhancing Magnetite Concentrate Granulation by Blending with Hematite Ore –
*M Adam, W Skinner and J Addai-Mensah* - Process Improvement at Kumba Iron Ore Sishen and Kolomela Mines through the Use of Geoscan On-belt Analysis Equipment –
*L Balzan, E Jacobs, A Harris and Z Bauk* - The Practical Characterisation of Ferrosilicon for Dense Medium Applications –
*J Bosman and W Blair* - Separation of Ultrafine Particles Using the Reflux Graviton –
*J Carpenter, S M Iveson and K P Galvin* - Rapid and Reliable Flow Property Testing – a Modified Uniaxial Approach –
*W Chen, J Miller, J Plinke, K Williams and A Roberts* - Development and Application of Evaluation Model for Iron Ore Performances –
*T Chun, H Long, P Wang, Z Di, Q Meng and X Zhang* - Iron Ore Flotation – Past Lessons and Future Perspectives –
*A Correa de Araujo, T Sylow and P R De Magalhaes Viana* - Beneficiation Studies of a Low-grade Iron Ore in China –
*B Cui, D Wei, S Gao, C Han and P Fang* - Improving the Separation Efficiency of Hematite from Slimes through Selective Flocculation –
*C Da Corte* - Isothermal Reduction Behavior of Calcium Ferrite –
*C Ding, X Lv, S Xuan, K Tang and Y Chen* - Slime Waste to Boost Agricultural Productivity –
*P Dixit, A K Mukherjee, P Patra, S Saha and D Makhija* - Addressing the Challenges Associated with the Modelling of Iron Ore in Vibrating Screens –
*T Donohue, W Chen, A Katterfeld and S Reid* - Overview of ArcelorMittal Mining Operations, Research and Development Function –
*M Gotelip Barbosa, A Correa De Araujo and T Sylow* - Relocatable Modular Beneficiation Plants Create Value from Waste –
*T Graham* - Simulation Investigation of Flow Patterns and Feeder Loads at Hopper/Feeder Interface –
*J Guo, A W Roberts, K Williams, M Jones and B Chen* - Characterisation of Silico Ferrites of Calcium and Aluminium in Iron Ore Sinter by Optical Microscopy and EPMA –
*S Hapugoda, L Lu, E Donskoi and J Manual* - The Use of Filter Aids on Iron Ore Fines –
*T Haskell* - Influence of Moisture Content in High Pressure Grinding Rolls Pellet Feed Grinding –
*F Heinicke, H Gunter and P Hunger* - Productivity Improvements at Taharoa –
*G Huggins, K Strange, D Liebmann and L Woods* - A Batch Elutriation Technique for the Density-based Fractionation of Iron Ore –
*D Hunter, S Iveson and K Galvin* - Influence of Shear Rate on Separation of Iron Ore Fines Using the REFLUXTM Classifier –
*D Hunter, J Zhou, S Iveson and K Galvin* - Improvement of Sinter Productivity by Control of Magnetite Ore Segregation in Sintering Bed –
*Y Iwami, T Yamamoto, N Oyama, H Matsuno, N Saito and K Nakajima* - Automation for efficient separation of the Outotec SLon VPHGMS –
*R Jain, I Sherrell and P Jansson* - Development of Iron Ore Micro-particle Binder for Increase of Sinter Productivity –
*C Kamijo* - Dry Processing of Magnetic Iron Ores – Addressing Cost and Environmental Issues –
*J Kelly and W Skinner* - New Tools for Iron Sinter Monitoring – XRD in Combination with PLSR –
*U K*ö*nig**and N Norberg* - A Novel Sink-hole Fluidisation Method for Dry Separation of Iron Ore Fines –
*D Kumar, S Iveson and K Galvin* - A Millipot Setup for Sintering Investigation of Iron Ores –
*H Li, R Zhou, D Pinson, P Zulli, L Lu, R Longbottom, S Chew, B Monaghan and G Zhang* - Investigation on the Behaviour of Iron Ore Phases During Sintering – Interaction between Different Phases and Fluxing Materials –
*H Li, D Pinson, P Zulli, L Lu, S Chew, B Monaghan and G Zhang,* - Sintering Technologies of Sinter Mixtures Containing High Proportions of Magnetite Concentrates –
*L Lu and H Han* - Decrepitation of Lump Iron Ores
*– L Lu, M Kilburn and S Hapugoda* - Enabling DR-Grade Iron Ore Concentrate Production with Pre-existing Beneficiation Lines –
*J Martens* - Pelletising Performance of Western Australian Ultrafine Magnetite Concentrate and Strengthening Technique by Optimisation Ores Matching –
*J Pan, X Hu, D Zhu and C Yang* - The Importance of Mineralogy and Petrology on the Beneficiation of Iron Oxide Ores, Primarily Those Containing Goethite –
*K Quast, J Addai-Mensah and W Skinner* - Investigation of Moisture Reduction Methods of a Horizontal Vacuum Belt Filter –
*P Robinson, K Williams, J Plinke, S Arslangil, K Barber and C Wheeler* - Reverse Cationic Flotation of Iron Ores with Complex Silicate Gangue Minerals –
*C H Veloso de Melo and A Correa de Araujo* - Development of Pre-reduced Agglomeration Process in Travelling Grate –
*M Wang, S Son, J Park, H Jeong and B Cho* - Predicting Sinter Quality through X-ray Diffraction Analysis –
*N Webster, M Pownceby and N Ware* - Trommel Panel Development for Iron Ore Applications –
*R Williams, R Wilson and B Freeburn* - Recent advances in iron ore sintering technologies in AnSteel –
*M-S Zhou, S Han and Y Wang* - Tensile Strength and Shear Strength Properties of the Adhering Layer of Granules in Iron Ore Sintering –
*M X Zhou, H Zhou and T Honeyands* - The Correlation between High Temperature Sintering Characteristics and Sintering Behaviours of Iron Ore Fines –
*D Q Zhu, Y X Xue, J Pan and B J Shi*

## Project optimisation and development

- Lower Cost to Offset Lower Iron Ore Prices – How Are They Doing It? –
*L Barlow and N Goel* - The Use of Drill Core Blends to Predict Sintering Performance –
*M Gotelip Barbosa, G Siboni, M-J Venturini and A Correa De Araujo* - The Central Eyre Iron Project – Developing a New Iron Ore Mine in a Challenging Climate –
*K L McPhee, A G Hunt and L J Ingle* - Reducing Project Cost through Standardisation, Modularisation, Replication and Zero Base Design –
*J Merrells* - Optimise Project Value through the Application of Model-based Design to Mining Supply Chain Development and Operation –
*S Oliver* - Optimising Waste Rock Dump Construction for Iron Ore Mines – Upfront Assessment to Realise Long-term Cost Savings –
*J Pearce, S Pearce and A Kemp* - Predictive Maintenance Modelling for Bearing-based Equipment –
*D Willingham* - Multi and Synchro Blasting – Maximising Operational Productivity –
*G Wyartt*

## Technical marketing

- Recent Port Kembla Experience with Iron Ore Use – Sintering and Blast Furnace –
*N Di Giorgio, A Bennett, B Osborne and S Chew* - KEYNOTE: Iron Ore Market Outlook –
*A Doyle* - Characterising the Mineralogy of Iron Ore Sinter – State of the Art in Australia –
*T Honeyands, L Matthews, D O'Dea, D Pinson, J Leedham, B Monaghan, H Li, M Pownceby and J Manuel* **This is a preliminary list of accepted abstracts and is correct at 8 November 2016*