Programme*

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Interested in presenting? Contact Mike mike@imformed.com

MagForum 2021 will bring together a panel of leading experts to examine and discuss the latest trends and developments in the magnesia minerals market over Tuesday & Wednesday 29 & 30 June.

PLEASE NOTE: we are aiming to retain as much as possible the original and excellent programme of the postponed MagForum 2020 as shown below – we shall update with any amendments as/when. Interested in speaking? Please contact Mike mike@imformed.com

Confirmed speakers

Independent natural magnesia producers: Survival guide and strategies for development
Emmanuel Tsontakis, Managing Director, Terna Mag SA, Greece

Going forward with raw material vertical integration in RHI Magnesita: a focus on doloma production
Thomas Froemmer, Vice President Mining Head of Raw Material Support, RHI Magnesita, Austria

Global trade and demand for dead burned and fused magnesia
Alison Saxby, Director Operations, Roskill Information Services Ltd, UK

Bel Mag Project: The future of the magnesium industry in the digital wave, Industry 4.0
Salvelino Nunes, Technical Manager, Buschle & Lepper SA, Brazil

The magnesia industry in transition to low-carbon energy utilisation
Vasili Nicoletopoulos, Managing Director, Natural Resources PC, Greece

Benchmarking magnesia production costs
Nicolás Gangutia, Managing Director, Ganmag, Spain

Review of magnesite industry in Liaoning, China
Shiying Jia, Director-Magnesia Research, Replus Business (UK) Ltd, UK

Finding the right source: what to look for in exploration & evaluation of magnesite deposits
Dr Ian Wilson, Consultant, UK

Refractory market trends, developments, & outlook
Ted Dickson, Consultant, TAK Industrial Mineral Consultancy, UK

Development of Dolofrit® refractory products
Oleksii Matviichuk, Senior Manager Market Development, Lhoist Western Europe, Belgium

CO2 sequestration using olivine
Pol Knops, CEO, Green Minerals, Netherlands

Synthetic MgO from non-magnesite sources by a HCl process route
David Konlechner, Owner, KON Chemical Solutions e.U, Austria

Flame retardants & magnesium chemical markets outlook
Samantha Wietlisbach, Director, Minerals Research & Analysis, IHS Markit, Switzerland

Programme to include:

  • The full spectrum of magnesia

  • Insightful supply round-ups

  • Market trends and analysis

  • Projects in the pipeline

  • Latest technical innovations

  • Logistics solutions

  • Processing developments

Minerals

Magnesite
Magnesia
Dolomite
Doloma
Brucite
Huntite
Hydromagnesite
Olivine
Dunite
Serpentinite
Magnesium sulphate
Magnesium chloride

Markets

Agrimarkets
Chemicals
Construction
Electrical
Environmental
Filler markets
Food/Pharma
Glass/Ceramics
Industrial specialities
Metallurgical
Refractories
Welding

Programme Outline

Monday 28 June 2021
Evening Welcome Reception
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Tuesday 29 June 2021
Presentations & Discussion
Evening Reception
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Wednesday 30 June 2021
Presentations & Discussion

Thursday 1 July 2021
Field Trip to Nedmag, Veendam
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