Life Long Learning Course: HydroMetEC

Life Long Learning Course HydroMetEC Hydrometallurgy in raw materials utilization

Hydrometallurgy in raw materials utilization

An educational and communication programme. A 3-day comprehensive online course in Hydrometallurgy given by recognized academia and industrial experts.

Part I: Introduction to Hydrometallurgy

September 12, 17, 24, 2024


Module 1: Fundamentals of Hydrometallurgy I (September 12)

  • Hydrometallurgical process in metals production Metal resources for extraction and recycling
  • Key techniques include leaching, separation, and electrowinning

 Module 2: Fundamentals of Hydrometallurgy II (September 17)

  • Principles of thermodynamics (including HSE use)
  • Kinetics in hydrometallurgy processes
    Sampling and materials characterization

Module 3: Hydrometallurgical Process and Applications (September 24)

  • Production of alumina, copper, solar silicon, and Sc
  • Recycling of PGEs and lithium-ion batteries
  • Innovative applications in iron production

The full program

Deadline for registering

Date: September 4, 2024

Registration fee 120 Euro. 

Register on the following link

Who should attend?

From industry and academia; engineers, scientists, researchers, technologists, postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers in hydrometallurgy or related fields. Young or experienced individuals looking to broaden their knowledge outside their current field.

Participants will be awarded a certificate on completion of the course.

This course will be given once a year online.