April 3, 2014 : 16H00

Securing metal for the future

Edouard Asselin

Department of Materials Engineering

The University of British Columbia Unité Déchets et Matières PremièresBureaux de Recherches Géologiques et Minières

The global demand for copper will soon outweigh our ability to produce this important metal. New processing technologies that will allow for environmentally and economically acceptable production of copper from non-traditional ores are urgently required. This presentation will discuss the challenges and opportunities for such new technologies.

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