Important dates:

  • Abstract submission5 March 2017
  • Acceptance notification8 March 2017
  • Early bird registration30 March 2017
  • Paper submission25 April 2017
  • Standard registration30 April 2017

The conference focuses on the new knowledge in the science and technology of mineral processing and environmental protection.

Main Topics

Mineral processing

  • Processing of low-grade ores
  • Flotation and flocculation
  • Hydrometallurgical processes
  • Solid - liquid separation
  • Recovery of precious metals, such as gold, silver, etc.
  • Beneficiation of industrial and ceramic raw materials
  • Coal preparation, desulfurization, briquetting and coking
  • Crushing, milling, sizing and agglomeration
  • Bulk materials
  • Decrease in foreign matter in mineral raw material intended for sale



  • Innovation for less polluting emission processes
  • Soil contamination
  • Tailing and waste disposal in chemically stable and environmentally friendly way
  • Environmental management, clean production, EIA, EMS, EMAS, IPPC
  • Environmental problems of mining and industrial landscape
  • Land reclamation
  • Waste and recycling legislation
  • Sampling and chemical analysis of wastes



  • Recycling of industrial wastes (metallurgical, mechanical, chemical, of a power plant, after mining and mineral processing activities, food industry)
  • Recycling of municipal refuse, plastics, car wrecks, hospital, agricultural, radioactive wastes
  • Recycling of spoils and demolition waste
  • Introducing new technologies for electronic processing
  • Alternative processing of tail wastes aiming at maximum recycling and utilization
  • Business activities in the range of mineral processing and waste recycling


Environmental biotechnology

  • Mechanical biological processing for wastes
  • Disposal of biodegradable wastes
  • Biochemical techniques for extraction or purification
  • Microbial functions for degradation of pollutants
  • Bioremediation, bioaccumulation
  • Biocorrosion
  • Bioenergy, biomass
  • Biotechnological applications
  • Biopolymers and bioplastics