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Environmental Process Engineering Publications

Journal Articles:

  • Bryan C.G., Watkin E.L., McCredden T.J., Wong Z.R., Harrison S.T.L., Kaksonen A.H. 2015. The use of pyrite as a source of lixiviant in the bioleaching of electronic waste. Hydrometallurgy, Volume 152, Pages 33–43.
  • Huddy RJ, van Zyl AW, van Hille RP, Harrison STL, Characterisation of the complex microbial community associated with the ASTER™ thiocyanate biodegradation system, Minerals Engineering, Volume 76, 15 May 2015, Pages 65-71,
  • van Zyl Andries W., Robert Huddy, Susan T.L. Harrison, Robert P. van Hille, Evaluation of the ASTERTM process in the presence of suspended solids, Minerals Engineering, Volume 76, 15 May 2015, Pages 72-80, ISSN 0892-6875,
  • Kantor, R. S., van Zyl, A. W., van Hille, R. P., Thomas, B. C., Harrison, S. T. L. and Banfield, J. F. (2015), Bioreactor microbial ecosystems for thiocyanate and cyanide degradation unravelled with genome-resolved metagenomics. Environmental Microbiology.
  • Broadhurst JL and Harrison STL. 2015. A desulfurization flotation approach for the integrated management of sulfide wastes and acid rock drainage risks. In: A Brown, C Bucknam, J Burgess et al. (eds). 10th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage & IMWA Annual Conference, Chapter 2: Applied Mineralogy and Geoenvironmental Units. Santiago, Chile. 20-25 April 2015. Gecamin.
  • Mokone T.P. , A.E. Lewis, R.P. van Hille. (2012). Effect of post-precipitation conditions on surface properties of colloidal metal sulphide precipitates.Hydrometallurgy, Volumes 119–120, May 2012, Pages 55-66.
  • Mokone TP, RP van Hille, AE Lewis. (2012). Metal sulphides from wastewater: Assessing the impact of supersaturation control strategies. Water Research, Volume 46, Issue 7, 1 May 2012, Pages 2088-2100.
  • Oyekola Oluwaseun O.; Harrison Susan T. L.; van Hille Robert P.(2012). Effect of culture conditions on the competition between lactate oxidisers and fermenters in a biological sulfate reduction system. Bioresource Technology, Volume 104, January 2012, Pages 616-621.
  • Sheridan, Craig; Petersen Jochen; Rohwer Johann. (2012). On modifying the Arrhenius equation to compensate for temperature changes for reactions within biological systems. Water SA Volume: 38 Issue:1 Pages 149-151.
  • C.M. Sheridan, D. Hildebrandt, D. Glasser, J. Petersen, and J. Rohwer. (2011). An annual and seasonal characterisation of winery effluent in South Africa. S. Afr. J. Enol. Vitic. Vol. 32, No. 1,
  • J. Petersen. (2010) Evidence and Study of the Oxidation of Cr(III) to Cr(VI) and its Mobilisation from Solid Cr-Containing Waste Materials. Management of Hazardous Residues Containing Cr(VI); M.J. Balart Murria (Ed.) Nova Science Publishers, Chapter 17.ISBN: 978-1-61668-267-5, pp.
  • C. Sheridan, J. Petersen, J. Rohwer, S. Burton. (2006) Engineering Design Of Subsurface Flow Constructed Wetlands For The Primary Treatment Of Winery Effluent. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, September 23-29, Lisbon, Portugal, ISBN: 989-20-0361-6, pp 1623-1632.
  • K. Pillay, H.B.von Blottnitz and J. Petersen. (2003) Oxidative Ageing of Cr(III) Bearing Land-Disposed Slag.Chemosphere, Vol. 52, pp 1771-1779.
  • J. Petersen and J.G. Petrie. (2000) Modelling and Assessment of the Long-term Leachate Generation Potential in Deposits of Ferro-chromium Slags. Transactions of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, pp 369-378.
  • J. Petersen, M. Stewart and J.G. Petrie (1999). Management of Ferro- Alloy Wastes. Minerals & Energy – Raw Materials Report, Vol. 14 (3), pp. 1-7
  • B. Cohen, A.E. Lewis, J. Petersen, H.B. von Blottnitz, S.C. Drews and S.I. Mahote. (1999) The TCLP and Its Applicability for the Characterization of Worst Case Leaching of Wastes from Mining and Metallurgical Operations. Advances in Environmental Research, Vol. 3, pp 152-165
  • J. Petersen and J.G. Petrie. (1999) Modelling Heavy Metal Mobilisation in Solid Waste Deposits – A Predictive Tool for Environmental Risk Assessment. Water Science and Technology, Vol. 39, No. 10-11, pp. 193-196.
  • van Hille, R.P., Boshoff, G.A., Rose, P.D. and Duncan J.R. (1999). A continuous process for the biological treatment of heavy metal contaminated acid mine water. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 27: 157-167
  • Zhao, M., van Hille, R.P. and Duncan, J.R. (1999). Removal and recovery of zinc from synthetic solution and electroplating rinse effluent using Azolla filiculoides. Water Research, 33(6): 1516-1522.
  • Rose, P.D., Boshoff, G.A., van Hille, R.P., Wallace, L.C.M., Dunn, K.M. and Duncan, J.R. (1998). An integrated algal sulphate reducing high rate ponding process for the treatment of acid mine drainage wastewaters. Biodegradation, 9(3-4): 247-257.
  • Sanyahumbi, D., Duncan, J.R., Zhao, M. and van Hille, R.P. (1998). Removal of lead from solution by the non-viable biomass of the water fern Azolla filiculoides. Biotechnology Letters, 20(8): 745-747.


Conference proceedings:

  • Huddy R., Kantor R., van Zyl A.W., van Hille R.P., Banfield J. and Harrison S.T.L. (2015). Analysis of the microbial community associated with a bioprocess system for bioremediation of thiocyanate- and cyanide-laden mine water effluents. International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium, October 2015, Bali
  • Johnstone-Robertson M, Verster B, Pott R., Rumjeet S., Nkadimeng L., Raper T., Rademeyer S. and Harrison S.T.L. (2015). Wastewater biorefineries: integrating water treatment and value recovery. International Conference on Energy, Environment and Climate Change (ICEEC 2015), Mauritius, July 2015.
  • Van Hille R.P., Marais T. and Harrison S.T.L. (2015). Biomass retention and recycling to enhance sulfate reduction kinetics. In: A Brown, C Bucknam, M Carballo et al. (eds), 10th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage & IMWA Annual Conference: Applied Mineralogy and Geoenvironmental Units, Santiago, Chile, 20-25 April 2015, Gecamin