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in industrial liquid effluents
Graphic element Waste prevention and chromium issues
in industrial liquid effluents

European Union workshop on


16 June 2002, Luleå, Sweden

(in collaboration with the TMS Conference on Recycling and
Waste Treatment in Mineral and Metal Processing
17-20 June 2002, Luleå, Sweden)

Chairmen: A. Adjemian, DG Research, European Commission
  Prof. J. Hager, Colorado School of Mines, TMS

Provisional agenda


Sunday, 16 June 2002

08:30 - 08:45 Opening
Morning session: Recycling, mining waste and industrial liquid effluents
08:45 - 12:30 New network projects: objectives and expectations
Chairmen: Prof. Bo Björkman,
Director of MiMeR , SE
Prof. B. Mishra, (TMS), USA
08:45 - 09:15 Virtual institute of recycling (VERC)
E. Larrauri, Gaiker, ES
09:15 - 09:45 Thematic network on sustainable mining and processing i industries (NESMI)
H. Schultheis, Deutsche Montan Technologie, DE
09:45 - 10:15 Thematic network on novel products from combustion residues (PROGRES)
M. Janssen, KEMA, NL
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee
10:45 - 11:15 IMS thematic network on industrial liquid effluents (ILE)
P. Négré, IPM2, FR
11:15- 12:30

Discussion on:

  • how to expand VERC and cover all the issues;
  • how to optimise NESMI;
  • structuring ILE; and
  • future actions.
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
Afternoon session: Research projects on chromium issues in surface treatment industries
14:00 - 17:30 Chromium prevention projects - results and discussion
Chairmen: J. Halut, Protection des Métaux,
P. Négré, IPM2, France
J. Dutrizac, CANMET (Canadian Natural Resources) Canada)
14:00 - 14:10 Towards zero liquid waste in plating industry by development and validation of closed-loop eco-efficient processes (TOZELIWA)
J. Halut, Protection des Metaux, FR

14:10 - 14:20
Novel regeneration methods for strongly acidic metal treatment baths (REGENABATH)
I. Dalrymple, Capenhurst.tec (??), UK
14:20 - 14:30 Recovery and recycling of Cr(VI) from dilute waste streams (RECHROME)
R. Caudren, Ashton & Moore Ltd, UK
14:30 - 14:40 Acid chromic recycling from rinse waters in galvanic plants by electro-electrodialisis (RECY-CHROM)
R. Marquinez, LEIA, ES
14:40 - 14:50 Remote plasma coating with improved wear and corrosion qualities to replace chromium plating in SMEs (PLASCO)
L. Pelissier, ECM, FR
14:50 - 15:00 New chromate-free passivation treatments for zinc, zinc alloy, and zinc-containing coatings and surfaces (DERA)
D. Wright, Qinetiq/DERA, UK
15:00 - 15:10 Reduction of hexavalent chromium and separation of chromium compounds using natural treated substance.
I. Gaballah, ENSG-LEM, FR
15:10 - 15:20 Eco-efficient and high performance hard chrome process (ECOCHROM)
J-P. Auber, Traitements de Surface et Mécanique, FR
15:20 - 15:45 Coffee
15:45 - 17:00 Discussions
Chairmen: A. Adjemian, H. Rao Kota
19:30 Welcoming reception of the Lulea Conference 'Swedish smorgasbord'

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