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A number of professional associations are organizing the COPPER 2022 conference hosted by the Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas de Chile:

  • Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas de Chile (IIMCH)
  • The Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM (METSOC)
  • Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) and The Minerals,
  • Metals & Materials Society (TMS) of AIME
  • Gesellschaft der Metallurgen und Bergleute eV (GDMB)
  • The Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan (MMIJ)
  • Nonferrous Metals Society of China (NFSoc)
  • The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM)


The scope of the nine symposia into which the conference has been broken is as follows:

  • Economics, Markets and Applications
  • Mineral Processing
  • Pyrometallurgy
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Electrometallurgy
  • Sustainability
  • Process Optimization Through Innovation, Technology, Automation and Design
  • Waste Management and Circular Economy
  • Geometallurgy



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