Program Overview

Important dates:

  • Early bird registration28 February 2017
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ALTA 2017, organised by ALTA Metallurgical Services, will be the 22nd year of one of the world’s premier annual metallurgical events.  This annual event is a gathering of the global Nickel, Cobalt, Copper, Uranium-REE and Gold-PM industries and features highly focused programs, topical forums and presentations by key international speakers.  Held over eight days, it comprises: 

Three international conferences

  • Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, including Pressure Acid Leaching Forum & Panel  
  • Uranium-REE, including Lithium Processing Forum & Panel
  • Gold-PM, including Cyanide Alternatives/Alleviation Forum & Panel

 Three short courses

  • Treatment of Nickel-Cobalt Laterites
  • Copper SX/EW Basic Principles and Detailed Plant Design
  • Heap Leaching & its Application to Copper, Gold, Uranium & Nickel Ores

 This conference will be an outstanding platform for exposing the latest worldwide developments in plant operations, process technology, new projects, testwork & scale-up, process modelling & control systems, application of mineralogy & geometallurgy, R&D, equipment, reagents, materials, tailings disposal and environmental alleviation.  The event provides an excellent opportunity to network with a wide variety of key industry professionals and showcase products and services to decision-makers in the pertinent field.