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1998 TMS Annual Meeting: Short Course Description

February 15-19 · 1998 TMS ANNUAL MEETING · San Antonio, Texas

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The following short course is sponsored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society's Extraction & Processing Division and will be offered during the 1998 TMS Annual Meeting being held in San Antonio, Texas, February 15-19, 1998.

Copper Converting Practices

Presented by: Tony Eltringham, Vice-President Special Projects for BHP Copper

Tony Eltringham is the vice president, special projects, for BHP Copper, based in San Francisco. Previously he held several positions in BHP/Magma Copper Research and Development Planning, including the Director of Smelting and Refining Operations for BHP Copper Metals, the smelting and refining arm of BHP Copper.

Who Should Attend: Previously offered at the spring SME meeting, this course will emphasize the practical aspects of current converting operations along with developments away from the Pierce-Smith technologies. This course has been designed to the requirements and interests of operators as well as containing the necessary technical information for both metallurgists and management. The two days are designed to be both informative and challenging for all participants which have included operators, supervisors, metallurgists, plant management, engineering companies, professors and undergraduates.

Course Overview:

Note: A tax deduction can be taken for all expenses of continuing education (including registration fees, travel, meals, and lodging) undertaken to maintain and improve professional skills. For more information concerning applicability, request publication 17 or 508 on educational expenses from the IRS.

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