Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2003
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Gord Bacon graduated with
a B. A. Sc. In Mineral Processing Engineering (1967) and a Ph.D.
in Metallurgical Engineering (1979), both from UBC in British Columbia
in Canada. His early career was in the potash and copper industries
with IMCC Corp and Kennecott respectively. He then founded Bacon
Donaldson and Associates Ltd.; a Vancounver, B.C. Canada based firm.
This firm is a consulting metallurgical firm providing physical
and extractive metallurgical services to the resource industries
around the world. He was president and senior partner for twenty-one
years. During this period he was an Adjunct Professor in the Metals
and Materials Engineering and Minerals Engineering Departments at
the University of British Columbia for 10 years.
Gord then joined Sherritt Gordon Mines Ltd. As the Research Director
and then became Vice President, Technology, for Sherritt International.
Then he joined Inco ltd. As Vice President of Primary Metals Technology,
then added Engineering to become Vice President of Technology and
Engineering, the position he currently holds. Gord is a Professional
Engineer in B.C., Alberta and Ontario, Canada and a Fellow of the
Institute of Mining and Metallurgy in England.
Location: San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina Marina Ballroom E
Time: 12:00 PM–1:45 PM
Developments in the Processing of Nickel Ores and Concentrates
Dr. Wm. Gordon Bacon, Vice President, Technology and Engineering, Inco
About the topic:
There have been significant developments in the exploitation of nickel
ores and concentrates the last decade that will reform nickel production
in the near future.
Luncheon tickets are $30 and may be purchased at the TMS Conference Registration
Desk. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.