Saddle Brook, NJ, February 22, 2018 – Solvay Mining Solutions, a leading supplier of mining chemical solutions, will share its market insights and expertise at the 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo. The event runs from February 25-28 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, and will provide a forum for industry professionals to share innovative ideas, best practices and cutting-edge research in more than 120 sessions.

“SME affords Solvay an opportunity to learn firsthand about the challenges facing the mining industry,”commented Charles Price, executive vice president, Solvay Mining Solutions, part of the Technology Solutions global business unit. “We’re excited for the opportunity to engage with customers, further understand the needs facing the industry and continue to address them through our innovations in reagent solutions.”       

All attendees are encouraged to visit Solvay and participate in a digital trends survey. The results will help Solvay tailor its digital solutions, such as a new automated process analysis service, to ensure real-time optimization of operational variables.   

Solvay’s experts will share developments in mining reagents and their application in four presentations:

  • Cu SX Best Practices for Processing of Concentrate Leach Liquors – Tuesday, February 27 | Room 200 DE | 3:05 PM
  • Studying the Effect of Non-Sulfide Gangue Minerals with Froth Sampling Techniques – Tuesday, February 27 | Room 200 IJ | 3:05 PM
  • Challenges in Characterization and Selection of Flotation Frothers – Wednesday, February 28 | Room 200 IJ | 10:05 AM
  • Molybdenum Solvent Extraction Using CYANEX® 600 Extractant: Part II, Commercial Performance –  Wednesday, February 28 | Room 200 DE | 11:05 AM

Solvay Mining Solutions’ portfolio of advanced mining reagents includes ACORGA® and CYANEX® extractants; AERO® promoters; AEROPHINE® flotation collectors; AERODRI® dewatering aids; and ACCOPHOS® heavy metal removal agents, among others. To learn more about Solvay’s Mineral Processing, Industrial Minerals and Metal Extraction portfolios and capabilities, visit booth number #1903. 

About Solvay Technology Solutions

Solvay Mining Solutions is a part of the Solvay Technology Solutions global business unit (GBU). Solvay’s Technology Solutions GBU incorporates the Mining Solutions, Phosphorous Specialties, and Additive Technologies business lines. The combination of these businesses affords an opportunity for each business to maintain its unique leadership role while creating a strong, synergistic organization built with a team of experienced professionals focused on customer collaboration and intelligent innovation.


About Solvay

Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company, committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. Solvay innovates and partners with customers in diverse global end markets. Its products and solutions are used in planes, cars, smart and medical devices, batteries, in mineral and oil extraction, among many other applications promoting sustainability. Its lightweighting materials enhance cleaner mobility, its formulations optimize the use of resources and its performance chemicals improve air and water quality. Solvay is headquartered in Brussels with around 27,000 employees in 58 countries. Net sales were € 10.9 billion in 2016, with 90% from activities where Solvay ranks among the world’s top 3 leaders. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB.BB - Reuters: SOLB.BR) and in the United States its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a level-1 ADR program.

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Ron Sausa

Solvay Technology Solutions Global Marketing Communications Manager