Billiton Gold Medal

For the best paper published in Transactions C: Mineral Processing & Extractive Metallurgy.

Billiton Gold Medal

The Billiton Gold Medal is presented for the best paper published in Transactions C: Mineral Processing & Extractive Metallurgy.

The winner will receive a medal, a certificate and £450.00

Award judging

Nominations for the Billiton Gold Medal are judged by the editors of the Transactions journals.

Past winners

2018
Understanding ferrovanadium smelting through computational thermodynamics modelling
D. R. Swinbourne, T. Richardson & F. Cabalteja

2017
Thermal decomposition behaviour and kinetics of Xinjiang siderite ore
Y.H. Luo, D.Q. Zhu, J. Pan & X.L. Zhou 

2016
Smelting of difficult laterite ores
Maurice Y. Solar & Sina Mostaghel 

2015
Laboratory iron ore sintering studies parts 1, 2 & 3
C. E. Loo & R. D. Dukino

2014
Influence of alumina on physical properties of an industrial zinc-copper smelting slag. Part 1 - Viscosity
S Mostaghel, T Matsushita, C Samuelsson, B Bjorkman & S Seetharaman
Influence of alumina on physical properties of an industrial zinc-copper smelting slag. Part 2 – apparent density, surface tension and effective thermal diffusivity
S Mostaghel, T Matsushita, C Samuelsson, B Bjorkman & S Seetharaman
Influence of alumina on physical properties of an industrial zinc-copper smelting slag. Part 3 – melting behaviour
S Mostaghel, T Matsushita, C Samuelsson, B Bjorkman & S Seetharaman

2013
Kinetics of pre-reduction of manganese ore by CO Mineral
Y B Gao, H G Kim & H Y Son

2012
Penetration behaviour of an annular gas-solid jet impinging on a liquid bath: effect of the annular cross-sectional area
Dr H.Y. Sohn et al

2011
Nickel, copper and cobalt distributions and equilibria in Anglo Platinum furnace slags
L Andrews & P C Pistorius

2010
Recovery of zinc, gallium and indium from La Oroya zinc ferrite using Na2CO3 roasting
P C Holloway & T H Etsell

2009
Phase equilibria in the system FeO-Fe2O3-Al2O3-CaO-SiO2, with applications to non-ferrous smelting slags
E Jak, B Zhao & P Hayes

2008
Indium distribution between FeO-CaO-SiO2 slags and lead bullion at 12,000°C
G B Hoang & D R Swinbourne

2007
Process review and electrochemistry of nickel sulphides and nickel mattes in acidic sulphate and chloridemedia
D M Muir & E Ho

2006
Feasibility of manufacturing phosphoric acid by smelting reduction technology
Z Guo, X Song, D Wang & Z Xu