76 Technical Publications

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  1. Knecht, J., Patzelt, N. and Baum, W. (2016a)
    Stone rollers gather moss. Update on HPGR technology. Mining Magazine, June 2016, pp. 20-23.
  2. Meadows, D. and Baum, W. (2016b)
    Eliminating slow ramp-up – the importance of geo-metallurgy and interaction on flow sheet design. Presentation and 1 p. abstract at GEOMET 2016, Lima/Peru.
  3. Baum, W. and Ausburn, K.(2015)
    Eliminating process inefficiencies. Mining Magazine/London, March 2015, pp. 38-40.
  4. Baum, W. (2014a)
    State-of-the-art mineralogical characterization in the mining industry. Plenary Talk, abstract & presentation, GEOMET ‚14, (Gecamin, Santiago/Chile, December 2014).
  5. Baum, W., Meadows, D., & Thompson, P. (2014b)
    Process Mineralogy – a key for Geo-Metallurgy in copper operations.  Abstract & presentation at GEOMET ‚14 (Gecamin, Santiago/Chile, December 2014). 1p.
  6. Meadows, D., Hall, G., Rose, D., Thompson, P., Baum, W., and Zahn, R. (2014c)
    Copper-molybdenum concentrator surveys using mineralogy and process benchmarking tools to improve overall plant performance. 12th AusIMM Mill Operators’ Conference, 2014, Proceedings
  7. Baum, W.(2014d)
    Ore characterization, process mineralogy and lab automation – A roadmap for future mining. Minerals Engineering, 60, (2014), 69-73.
  8. Baum, W. and Ausburn, K. (2014e)
    Maximise your copper extraction. Mining Magazine, April 2014, p. 80-81
  9. Baum, W. and Ausburn, K.(2011)
    HPGR communition for optimization of copper leaching. Minerals & Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 28, No.2, pp. 77-81
  10. Best, E., Baum, W., Gilbert, R., Hohenstein, B., and Balt, A.(2007a)
    The Phelps Dodge Central Analytical Service Center: Step Change Technology Implementing Robotics Systems and Lab Automation in the Copper Industry. Proceedings, Cu2007, Toronto, Vol. VII, pp. 119-126
  11. Zahn, R., Baum, W., Magnuson, R., Jensen, D. and Thompson, P. (2007b)
    QEMSCAN Characterization of Selected Ore Types for Plant Optimization. Proceedings, Cu2007, Toronto, Vol. II, pp. 147-156
  12. Fennel, M., Guevara, J., Canchaya, S., Velarde, G., Baum, W., and Gottlieb, P., (2005)
    QEMSCAN Mineral Analysis for Ore Characterization and Plant Support at Cerro Verde. 27th Mining Convention, Arequipa/Peru, 12-16 September 2005, Technical Papers, pp. 1-11.
  13. Baum, W., Lotter, N., and Whittaker, P., (2004)
    Process Mineralogy: A New Generation for Ore Characterization and Plant Optimization. SME Annual Meeting, Denver, Preprint 04-12 and presentation.
  14. Kendrick, M., Baum, W., Wilkie, G., Gottlieb, P., and Thompson, P., (2003)
    The use of the QemSCAN Automated Mineral Analyzer in the Candelaria Concentrator, Copper 03, Santiago/Chile, Proceedings, Vol. III, Mineral Processing, pp.415-430.
  15. Baum, W., Patzelt, N., and Knecht, J., (1996a)
    The use of high pressure roll grinding for optimization of copper leaching. SME Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, Preprint 96-68, 9p.
  16. Friedrich, J., and Baum, W., (1996b)
    The use of POLYCOM high pressure roll grinding for treatment of low grade and refractory gold ores. Conference on Hidden Wealth, Johannesburg, 1996, South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Symposium Series S16, pp. 125 – 130.
  17. Baum, W., Smith, E.H., and Sepulveda M., C. (1996c)
    Uso de informacion mineralogica para optimizar las operaciones. Mineria Chilena, 16, No. 185, pp. 85-91.
  18. Patzelt, N., Knecht, H., and Baum, W., (1995)
    Case made for high pressure roll grinding in gold plants. Mining Engineering, Vol. 47, No. 6, June 1995, pp. 524-529.
  19. Baum, W., (1990)
    Mineralogy as metallurgical tool in refractory gold ore process selection and optimization. Proceedings Randol Gold Forum `90, September 13-15, 1990, Reno­ Tahoe, pp. 35-38.
  20. Baum, W., Sanhueza, J., Smith, E.H., and Tufar, W., (1989)
    The use of process mineralogy for plant optimization at the El Indio gold-silver-copper operation (Chile). Erzmetall, 42, No. 9, pp. 373-378.