This, the 4th International Comminution Symposium, Comminution 04, will be held in Perth, Australia from 24-26 March 2004, and is sponsored by "Limn: The Flowsheet Processor" developed by David Wiseman Pty Ltd and the Minerals Gazette, published by Australia's Resource Information Unit.

The event will deal with all aspects of the comminution of ores and coal, including:

Crushers and crushing circuits
Grinding mills and circuits
Control, simulation and optimisation of comminution processes
Plant operations

Papers are invited for presentation at Comminution 04. All papers must be written and presented in English, the official language of the conference.

Short abstracts, of no more than 150 words, should be sent to Dr. Barry Wills by email (, by the end of September 2003. If accepted, draft papers will be required. These will be available to delegates on CD-ROM at the conference. Final papers should be submitted no later than one month after the end of the conference. These will be refereed, and, if accepted, published in a special Comminution issue of Minerals Engineering. Corresponding authors will receive one complimentary copy of this special issue. All other delegates may purchase the special issue from Elsevier Science Ltd at a discounted rate.

This is an ideal opportunity to present your work to an international audience and have your paper published in a refereed journal of high repute.

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