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On the 23rd August 2017, CeBER had the privilege of hosting Prof Robert Kelly who hails from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University.
CeBER students joined postgraduate students from UCT as well as other universities in the Western Cape in showcasing their responses to the present and foreseeable challenges in the mining industry.
"Modelling microbial transport in simulated low-grade heap bioleaching systems: The hydrodynamic dispersion model" - Elaine Govender-Opitz, Athanasios Kotsiopoulos, Christopher G. Bryan, Susan T.L. Harrison
Recently, Mr Emmanuel Ngoma represented CeBER at the International Conference on Geology, Mining, Mineral and Groundwater Resources of the Sub-Saharan Africa...
Mine water and the Circular Economy – CeBER attends IMWA 2017 to join the discussion on how to reduce the risks and increase the opportunities by improving recycling and re-use...
"Energy consumption due to mixing and mass transfer in a wave photobioreactor" - Sarah M.J. Jones, Tobias M. Louw, Susan T.L. Harrison
"Spatial variations in leaching of a low-grade, low-porosity chalcopyrite ore identified using X-ray μCT" - Marijke A. Fagan-Endres, Johannes J. Cilliers, Andrew J. Sederman, Susan T.L. Harrison
CeBER Publish in Minerals Journal: "Insights into ferric leaching of low grade metal sulfide-containing ores in an unsaturated ore bed using X-ray computed tomography" - Dobson, K.J., Harrison, S.T.L., Lin, Q., Bhreasail, A.N., Fagan-Endres, M.A., Neethling, S.J., Lee, P.D., Cilliers, J.J.
"Using isothermal microcalorimetry to measure the metabolic activity of the mineral-associated microbial community in bioleaching" - Makaula, D.X., Huddy, R.J., Fagan-Endres, M.A., Harrison, S.T.L.
"Application of fine desulfurised coal tailings as neutralising barriers in the prevention of acid rock drainage" - A. Kotsiopoulos, S.T.L Harrison
"Insight into solute and microbial transport in heap (bio)leaching systems using residence time distribution" - Govender-Opitz, E., Kotsiopoulos, A., Fagan-Endres, M. & Harrison, S.T.L.
The Innovation and Research Department, at University of Cape Town (UCT), conducted their first ever Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT) on 22 February 2017. The Centre for Bioprocess Engineering Research (CeBER) were proud to see three of their students participate in this event - Liabo Motleleng, Rajesh Sharma and Bronwyn White...