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Cobalt & Nickel

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Kathryn C. Sole: Publications

L. Schoeman, K. C. Sole (2017). Accurate measurement of polarization potentials during electrodeposition of nickel metal from sulfate electrolytes. Proceedings of the Young Professionals Conference, Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Johannesburg, pp. 169-178.

L. Schoeman, K. C. Sole (2017). Prediction of morphology development from nucleation and plating overpotentials in nickel electrodeposition. Proceedings of Nickel-Cobalt 2017, Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum, Montreal (in press).

K. C. Sole, Y. Jurrius, E. Hardwick (2016). Purification of a cobalt electrolyte by ion exchange: Pilot-plant results and preliminary commercial design. Proceedings International Ion Exchange Conference 2016, Society of Chemical Industry, London, 15 pp.

Y. Jurrius, K. C. Sole, E. Hardwick (2014). Removal of copper and zinc from a cobalt electrolyte by ion exchange at Kamoto Copper Company’s Luilu plant. Proceedings Hydrometallurgy 2014, Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum, Vol. 2, pp. 281–294.

K. Voogt, K. C. Sole, L. J. Bryson (2009). Pilot-plant study of sulfuric acid extraction from a nickel electrolyte using Alamine 308. Proceedings 5th International Base Metals Conference, Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Botswana, pp. 171–183.

K. Viljoen, K. C. Sole, B. K. Ferreira, L. J. Bryson (2008). Sulfuric acid extraction from nickel electrolyte: Pilot-plant evaluation (2008). Proceedings International Solvent Extraction Conference ISEC 2008, Tucson, USA, pp. 341–346.

Sole, K. C. and Cole P. M. (2002). Purification of nickel by solvent extraction. In: Ion Exchange and Solvent Extraction. A Series of Advances, Vol. 15, Y. Marcus, A. K. SenGupta (eds.), Marcel Dekker, New York, pp. 143–195.


A. Feather, K. C. Sole, D. B. Dreisinger (2000). Pilot-plant evaluation of manganese removal and cobalt purification by solvent extraction. Solvent Extraction in the Process Industries, Proceedings International Solvent Extraction Conference ISEC ’99, M. Cox, M. Hidalgo, M. Valiente (eds.), Society of Chemical Industry, London, Vol. 2, pp. 1443–1448.

M. J. Dry, G. Iorio, D. F. Jacobs, P. M. Cole, A. M. Feather, K. C. Sole, J. Engelbrecht, K. Matchett, P. J. Celliers, P. T. O’Kane, D. B. Dreisinger (1998). Copper cobalt tailings treatment project, Democratic Republic of Congo. Proceedings ALTA Nickel/Cobalt Pressure Leaching and Hydrometallurgy Forum, ALTA Metallurgical Services, Melbourne, 36 pp.

K. C. Sole, J. B. Hiskey (1991). The potential for the recovery of cobalt from copper leach solutions. Hydrometallurgy and Electrometallurgy of Copper, Proceedings Copper 91, Vol. III, W. C. Copper, D. J. Kemp, G. E. Lagos, K. G. Tan (eds.), Pergamon Press, New York, pp. 229–243.


Education / Women in Mining / Science and Technology
General Hydrometallurgy and Reviews
Fundamental Studies
Precious Metals
Cobalt and Nickel