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Publications

PhD Thesis

Goodall W.R. (2005). New techniques in the characterization of complex gold ores (submitted, August 2005) Request Copy

Papers

Cropp A.F., Goodall, W.R. and Bradshaw, D, J. (2013, under review). The influence of textural variation and gangue mineralogy on recovery of copper by flotation from porphyry ore: a review. GeoMet, October 2013, Brisbane Australia. Request Copy Goodall W.R. (2012) "The use of QEMSCAN in practical gold deportment studies" Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy (Trans. Inst. Min. Metall. C), 121 (4) pp 199-204. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. and Perkins, J.P. "Early stage metallurgical evaluation of a complex low-grade uranium project" ALTA Uranium conference proceedings 259-272. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. (2008) "Characterisation of mineralogy and gold deportment for complex tailings deposits using QEMSCAN" Minerals Engineering 21 ()518-523. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. (2007) "The use of QEMSCAN in practical gold deportment studies" World Gold 07 Proceedings 221-228. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. and Scales, P.J. (2007) "An overview of the advantages and disadvantages of the determination of gold mineralogy by automated mineralogy" Minerals Engineering 20 (5) 506-517. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. Scales, P.J. and Ryan C.G. (2005) "Applications of PIXE and diagnostic leaching in the characterization of complex gold ores" Minerals Engineering 18 (10) 1010-1019. Request Copy Butcher A, Cropp A, French D and Azzi M (2005) Source Characterisation of Atmospheric Particles Using Automated Scanning Microscopy (QEMSCAN®). 17th International Clean Air and Environment Conference, April, 2005, Hobart, Australia. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. Scales, P.J. and Butcher, A.R. (2005) "The use of QEMSCAN and diagnostic leaching in the characterization of gold in complex ores" Minerals Engineering 18 (8) 877-886. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. Leatham, J.D. and Scales, P.J. (2005) "A new method of determination of preg-robbing in gold ores" Minerals Engineering, 18 (12) 1135-1141. Request Copy Butcher AR, French D, Cropp A, Gottlieb P, Wall T and Gupta R (2004) Advances In the Automated Measurement of Coal and Mineral Matter By QEMSCAN. Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Osaka, Japan. Request Copy Butcher AR, Gottlieb P, Miller G, French D, Cropp A, Gupta R, Sharma A and Wall T (2003) Automated Measurement of Coal & Mineral Matter by QEMSCAN. 12th ICCS Meeting, Cairns, Australia, November 2003. Request Copy

White Papers

Cropp, A.F. and Goodall, W.R. (2013) "What is Process Mineralogy". www.minassist.com.au - May 2013. Download Cropp, A.F. and Goodall, W.R. (2013) "What is Geometallurgy". www.minassist.com.au - June 2013. Download

Digital Books

Goodall W.R. and Cropp, A.F. (2013) "Integrating Mineralogy into Everyday Solutions" Open Link

Magazine Articles

Goodall (2013). Ask the Experts: How a better understanding of ore mineralogy can increase process efficiency and reduce operating costs in mining. Mining Magazine, March 2013. Download Goodall (2013 - contributing author). Midas Mission: Ideas and technologies to get the most out of the world's gold deposits. Ed. John Chadwick. International Mining, May 2013. Download Goodall (2013 - contributing author). Heaps of New Technology: New ideas, chemicals and technologies in the heap leaching world. Ed. John Chadwick. International Mining, July 2012. Download Goodall (2013 - contributing author). Australian Technology - Advance Australia. Ed. John Chadwick. International Mining, August 2013. Download

Digital Book

digital book

MinAssist’s new digital book “Integrating Mineralogy into Everday Solutions” is free and available in PDF format for download now.

The content is suitable for both experienced operators and managers as well as those new to the domain and examines how to approach mineralogical programs.

It will give you checklist to help you build an effective mineralogical program that saves time, improves productivity and reduces costs.


Presentations

Goodall, W.R. (2012) "Automated mineralogy case studies" MTI Mining Summit, Jakarta, Indonesia Request Copy Goodall, W.R. and Perkins, J.P. "Early stage metallurgical evaluation of a complex low-grade uranium project" ALTA Uranium conference, Perth, Australia, May 30-31 2012. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. and Adams, M.D. " Early stage risk minimization in process flowsheet design" Recent Advances in Mineral Processing Plant Design, SME, Tucson, Arizona, USA, Oct 2009. Request Copy Goodall, W.R (2008) "Where is my gold? Gold ore characterisation for exploration and beyond" Gold Exploration, March 2008, Melbourne, Australia. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. "Automated mineralogy in the prediction of acid rock drainage: Accessible mineralogy using QEMSCAN" SME Meeting 08, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, February 26-28 2008. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. and Jaime, P. "Examination of particle bias in QEMSCAN® sample preparation" Automated Mineralogy '07, Brisbane, Australia, September 1-2 2007. Request Copy Becker M, Butcher A, Botha P, Cropp A, De Villiers J and Bradshaw D (2007) Development of a Measurement Technique for the Quantitative Determination of Hexagonal and Monoclinic Pyrrhotie: Evaluation Using Examples from the Bushveld Complex Using QEMSCAN®. Automated Mineralogy '07, 1st - 2nd September, 2007, Brisbane, Australia. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. "The characterisation of mineralogy and gold deportment for complex tailings deposits using QEMSCAN®" Precious Metals '07, Brisbane, Australia, August 30-31 2007. Request Copy Butcher A, Benedictus A, Cropp A and Gottlieb P (2007) Improving Process Efficiencies by Linking Macro-, Meso-, and Micro-Features Obtained from Automated Mineralogical Techniques. SME'07, Denver, Colorado, Feb 26 - 28, 2007. Request Copy The University of Melbourne Engineering Deans Honors awards 2007, Keynote address. Request Copy Cropp A (2006) Automated Mineralogy and Petrology. 11th International Conference on Experimental Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, September 11th-13th, 2006, Bristol, United Kingdom. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. and Scales, P.J. "Automated mineralogy in the gold mining industry: a review" Automated Mineralogy '06, Brisbane, Australia, July 17-18 2006. Request Copy Goodall, W.R., Butcher, A.R. and Scales, P.J. "Applications of QEMSCAN in characterisation of gold occurrences in tailing material: a case study" Automated Mineralogy '06, Brisbane, Australia, July 17-18 2006. Request Copy Butcher A, Gottlieb P, Cropp A, Helms T, Tracey C, Ross B and Valery W (2005) Quantitative Mineralogical Data - Continuing to Make a Difference to the Bottom Line by Improving Process Integration and Optimisation - From First Drill Hole to Final Dross. Randol Innovative Metallurgical Forum, Perth, Australia, 2005. Request Copy Cropp A, Gottlieb P and Barnes M (2005) The Image Grid Classification of SEM Based Images Based on Their Properties. AMAS VIII, February, 2005. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. Scales, P.J. and Butcher, A.R. "The use of QEMSCAN and diagnostic leaching and PIXE in the characterization of gold in complex ores" Precious Metals, Cape Town South Africa, November 10-12 2004. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. Leatham, J.D. and Scales, P.J. "A new method of determination of preg-robbing in gold ores" JKMRC International Student Conference, Brisbane Australia, September 6-7 2004. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. and Scales, P.J. "The Characterisation of Gold in Complex Ores using QEMSCAN and micro-PIXE" 24th Australian Colloid & Surface Chemistry Student Conference, Adelaide, Australia, February 2004. Request Copy Butcher A, French D, Cropp A, Gottlieb P, Wall T and Gupta R (2004) A New Tool for the Characterisation for Coal and Mineral Matter - QEMSCAN®. 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for Organic Petrology: Organic Matter Down Under, September, 2004, Sydney, Australia. Request Copy French D, Butcher AR, Cropp A, Gottlieb P, Wall T and Gupta R (2004) QEMSCAN - A New Tool For The Characterisation of Coal and Mineral Matter. The Society of Organic Petrology Meeting, Sydney, September 2004. Request Copy Butcher AR, Cropp A, French D and Gottlieb P (2004) Introducing A New Coal Analysis Capability. 10th South African Conference On Coal Science and Technology, Johannesburg, South Africa. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. Scales, P.J. and Ryan C.G. "Gold in the Pilbara: Associations and Extractability" Applied Mineralogy, Helsinki Finland, March 17-18 2003. Request Copy Cropp A, Butcher AR, French D, Gottlieb P, O'Brien G and Pirrie D (2003) Automated Measurement of Coal and Mineral Matter By QEMSCAN - A New Mineralogical Tool Based On QEM SEM Technology. Applied Mineralogy '03, Helsinki, Finland, March. Request Copy Goodall, W.R. and Scales, P.J. "The Extraction of Gold from Low-Grade Ores" 23rd Australian Colloid & Surface Chemistry Student Conference, Albury, Australia, November 2002. Request Copy

Patents

Goodall, W.R. Scales, P.J. and G.C. Morgan (2005) "Hydrometallurgical Leaching Process" Provisional. Request Copy

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