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Kevin Galvin

Job TitleLaureate Professor

Company NameUniversity of Newcastle


Kevin Galvin is the inventor of the Reflux Classifier, a novel technology deployed in Australia and around the world to separate fine coal, iron ore, mineral sands, potash, chromite, and other base metal oxides.

In collaboration with manufacturer, FLSmidth, other technologies are now emerging, including the Reflux Flotation Cell. Professor Galvin is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering and previous recipient of the AusIMM Mineral Industry Technique Award and Clunies Ross Award in 2014. He is presently the Director of the ARC Research Hub for Advanced Technologies for Australian Iron Ore, and Centre for Advanced Particle Processing and Transport, which forms part of the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) at the University of Newcastle.

Conference Sessions

  • Challenges in Minerals Processing and Opportunities for The Industry

    30 Aug 2017, 2:10 PM - 2:55 PM, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park

    Looking at the value of new technology in mineral processing and what it will bring to the future of the industry. ·     The importance of collaboration and inp...

    • Language: English (Australia)

Dates & Times
Tuesday 27 Aug 2019 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 28 Aug 2019 10am - 5pm
Thursday 29 Aug 2019 10am - 4pm
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