Quebec Mines Symposium - Nov 21-24, 2016

The annual convention of the Québec department of Energy and Natural Resources, is organizing a complete "Symposium on energy innovation minerals".

More than 20 non promotional talks will be given by specialists on technical or scientific aspects related to these commodities, including the Québec potential, metallogeny and ore genesis, extractive metallurgy, markets, conventional and energy-related applications.

Quebec mines 2016 official programme

Terry Perles presentation:

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2nd International Vanadium Symposium

Vanadiumcorp Resource Inc. is pleased to announce that is was the exclusive corporate sponsor of the 2nd International Vanadium Symposium honoring Gilles Allard held within the 53rd annual Conference of Metallurgists, Met – Soc 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September 28 to October 2, 2014.



The theme of the conference is Prosperity through process advancements and aspects of processing weave through every one of the 13 symposia.

On Tuesday September 30th, 2014, Vanadiumcorp Resource Inc. hosted the "Vanadium Expert Forum". This was an exclusive day of Presentations from three of the top experts in the Global Vanadium Industry. These three presentations were a unique opportunity to learn about new technological, scientific and Economic advancements as well as strategic trends in the vanadium industry.

They can provide any Vanadiumcorp shareholder, investor, partner, supplier,financial advisor/broker or the general public the unique opportunity to hear from three of the top global experts in the various fields of the Vanadium Industry.





Below is the list of speakers/presenters and their abstracts from the 2nd International Vanadium Symposium Honouring Professor Gilles Allard

Introduction - Video from Gilles Allard

  • Start 1:45

Geology and Mineralogy of Vanadium Deposits I

Room: 34th Floor – Cypress Room, Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver
Time: Monday, September 29, 2014

Technical Papers:

  • 2:15 Gilles Allard - Case History of the Dore Lake Vanadium Deposit, Chibougamau, Quebec
  • 2:45 Patrick Houle - Geological Environment of the Vanadium Deposit at the Chibougamau Area, Quebec, Canada
  • 3:15 Mehmet Taner - Mineralogy of the Matagami and Chibougamau Vanadium Deposits, Abitibi, Québec, Canada
  • 4:00 Rejean Girard - Magnetite Grade, Roasting and the Need for a Geometallurgical Approach
  • 4:30 Liam Murphy - New DRI Technology Development for Oolitic Iron Ores – Clear Hills Project, Alberta, Canada
  • 5:00 Yaman Boluk - Electropinning Process: A Method for the Delivery of Vanadium Based Compounds

Vanadium Redox Batteries I

Room: 34th Floor – Cypress Room, Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver
Time: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Technical Papers:

  • 8:30 Maria Skyllas-Kazacos - Vanadium Electrolyte Cost and Purity Considerations for Vanadium Redox Flow Battery Applications
  • 9:00 Baojuo Wang - An Overview of Redox Flow Battery Technology for Energy Storage and Conversion, Challenges and Perspectives
  • 9:30 Vincent Sprenkle - Redox Flow Battery Development for Stationary Energy Storage Applications at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • 10:00 Haijiang Wang - An Overview on the Vanadium Electrolyte for Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries

Vanadium Redox Batteries II

Room: 34th Floor – Cypress Room, Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver
Time: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Technical Papers:

  • 10:45 Huamin Zhang - Vanadium Flow Battery Technology and Vanadium Electrolytes
  • 11:15 Hui Li - Diagnostics of Vanadium Flow Batteries
  • 11:45 Jiujun Zhang - Deploying The Future: Lessons From Three Megawatt-Scale Energy Storage Projects

Processing of Vanadium Projects I

Room: 34th Floor – Cypress Room, Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver
Time: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Technical Papers:

  • 14:15 Reza Tanakoli - Vanadium Purification: A Review
  • 14:45 Terry Perles - Vanadium Market Structure and Outlook
  • 15:15 Hassan Gharahbagheri - Feasibility Study and Optimization of Dissolution of Vanadium from Mining Residue via Biological Approach

Energy Short Course Overview

Room: 34th Floor – Cypress Room, Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver
Time: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Instructor: Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, School of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia

Course Content

  • Introduction to Energy Storage
  • Why the need for storage?
  • Available energy storage technologies for stationary applications: pumped hydro, compressed air, fly-wheels, supercapacitors, chemical and electrochemical systems
  • Comparison of storage technologies based on application requirements (eg. power quality, back-up power, renewable energy storage, energy management etc); energy efficiency, capital costs and annualised costs.
  • Criteria for selection of storage technology for specific applications.
  • Overview of Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems
  • Advantages of electrochemical systems versus mechanical and thermal storage. Fuel cells versus batteries and supercapacitors.
  • Types of fuel cell technologies - benefits and disadvantages.
  • Overview and comparison of battery technologies available for stationary and mobile applications: Lithium ion; Lithium-air; Sodium - Sulphur; Lead-acid and UltraBattery; Zinc-Air; Zinc-Bromine; Redox Flow Batteries (Fe/Cr, Vanadium (Generation 1, 2 and 3).
  • Advantages and disadvantages of each for different applications.
  • Li-ion Battery technologies for hybrid cars and electric cars and buses.
  • Recharging and refuelling options for electric cars and implications for grid supply.

Organizational Commitee

Chair: Dr. Mehmet F. Taner, Advisory Board Member for VanadiumCorp
Consulting Geologist and Mineralogist This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Prof. Dr. Maria Skyllas-Kazacos, University of New South Wales,
School of Chemical Engineering & Industrial This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mr. Adriaan Bakker, VanadiumCorp Resource Corp.
President & Chief Executive Officer, 604.385.4485 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Dr. Haijiang Wang, National Research Council Canada,
Senior Research Officer, 604.221.3038 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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