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Short Courses        

Short courses enable you to increase your skills and knowledge.its an excellent way to keep up with current trends in Clean Energy & Environment. Short courses are open to conference participants as well as  non-participants of the conference.                                                                                                                                                            
Note: Space are limited,  you are encouraged to register early to reserve your seat.                                    

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  • Environment & Energy Series : Pollution Problems & Control in the Metallurgical Industry - 1 day
This Short Course has been Canceled

Environment & Energy Series : Pollution Problems & Control in the Metallurgical Industry
This Short Course has been Canceled
Dr. Fathi Habashi, Laval University

 Dr. Fathi Habashi is the author of more than 50 books, 75 research papers, 120 book review, 4 patents and over 200 trip reports. Professor emeritus  at Laval University in Quebec City,  He holds a B.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cairo, a Dr. techn. degree in Inorganic Chemical Technology from the University of Technology in Vienna, and honorary degrees from the Technical University of Oruro in Bolivia, the Saint Petersburg Mining Institute in Russia, and the National University of Engineering in Lima, Peru. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum, and was holder of the Canadian Government Scholarship in Ottawa (1960-62). He taught at Montana School of Mines, worked at the Extractive Metallurgical Research Department of Anaconda Company in Tucson, Arizona before joining Laval in 1970. He was guest professor at a number of foreign universities, a guest lecturer at a number of                institutions, and consultant to the United Nations Development Program for the Cuban Laterite Project. He authored Principles of Extractive Metallurgy in 4 volumes and edited Handbook of Extractive Metallurgy in 4 volumes.     

About the course               

This comprehensive course  covers environmental pollution resulted from metallurgical plant operations. The sources of pollution, gases found in metallurgical plants, dust, fumes, smoke, etc., in plants are discussed. Different industries such as iron and steel, aluminum, and the treatment of sulfides, gold, copper, zinc, and radioactive industries are analyzed in details. Industrial minerals such as asbestos and phosphate rock are also discussed. The relationship between  pollution and energy consumption will be also covered,

General Information

Short course notes are distributed  on DVD. Participants should bring their laptops to get access to the course material.
Short course Duration: 1 day. (Sunday August 5, 2018,  9 am to 5 pm)

Short Course fee:
  • $400 for conference participant / $300  for Students
  • $550 for non conference participant / $400  for Students                            
Short Course registration fee includes: refreshments, lunch, course materials (DVD)