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1st National Workshop on Classical and Instrumental Analytical Techniques for different types of Rocks and Minerals

Introduction

Mineral resources are the backbone of the economy of any country. Their systematic exploration, exploitation and development bring socio-economic changes in the country economy. The Geoscience Laboratory, Geological Survey of Pakistan is the only laboratory for exploration of mineral sector and is equipped with the state-of-the-art equipments used for research and development. With experts in the field of rocks and mineral analysis, it is responsibility of the Geological Survey of Pakistan to train interested geoscientists who can carry on the legacy.

As a part of its academic support and human resource development program, the Geoscience Advance Research Laboratories, GSP is organizing its 1st National Workshop on chemical and instrumental analysis.

 

Scope and Contents

The main objective of this training program is to enable the participants to analyzes each and every type of rocks and minerals with confidence. The following topics would be covered during the workshop.

  • Sample Preparation for classical and instrumental(AAS, ICPMS and XRF) analysis
  • Different techniques for sample analysis
  • Hand on practice on different instruments.
  • Panning for Gold Placer Minerals (Indus River abutments-Fieldwork)

 

Workshop Fee

The course fee for this workshop is Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand only) per participant, which may be deposited in cash on/before workshop. Payment of TA/DA to the participants will be responsibility of the nominating agencies.

 

Dates & Deadlines

The duration of this training would be five days from 08-12th May, 2017. Registration forms should reach by email/fax/courier to the contact person no later than 2nd May, 2017.

 

Venue

Human Resource Development Centre, Geoscience Advance Research Laboratories, Geological Survey of Pakistan, Park Road (Off Kurri Road), Shahzad Town, Islamabad

 

Resource Persons

Imtiaz Ali, Senior Chemist Khadim Hussain, Senior Chemist Nadeem Ahmad, Chemist Asif Hanif, Chemist

 

Contact Person

Mr. Adnan Alam Awan

Director

Geoscience Advance Research Laboratories, Geological Survey of Pakistan, Islamabad

051-9255135 , 03315069054

Fax: 051-9255136

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Tentative Program


Timing

Lecture Title

Speaker

DAY 1 (08-05-2017)

8:30 – 9:30

1) Registration
2) Director General Welcome Remarks
3) Chief Guest Address (JICA)

9:30 – 10:30

Sample Preparation & Digestion (I)

Mr. Khadim Hussain

10:30 – 11:00

Sample Preparation (Limestone Analysis) (II)

Mr. Imtiaz Ali

11:00 – 11:30

Tea Break

 

11:30 -12:30

Lab Visit

 

12:30 – 1:30

Lunch and Prayer

 

1:30 – 4:00

Sample Preparation and Digestion PRACTICAL

Mr. Imtiaz & Mr. Khadim Hussain

DAY 2 (09-05-2017)

8:30 – 9:30

Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy

Mr. Nadeem Ahmad

09:30 – 11:00

Silicate Rock Analysis

Mr. Imtiaz

11:00 -11:30

Tea Break

 

11:30-12:30

Water Analysis

Mr. Khadim Hussain

12:30 – 01:30

Lunch and Prayer

 

1:30 – 4:00

AAS Practical (Sample Analysis)

Mr. Nadeem Ahmad

DAY 3 (10-05-2017)

8:30 – 9:30

ICP (Principle & Analysis)

Mr. Khadim Hussain

9:30 – 10:30

Chromite Analysis

Mr. Asif Haneef/ Nadeem

10:30 – 11:00

Barite

Mr. Imtiaz

11:00 – 11:30

Tea Break

 

11:30 -12:30

Coal Analysis

Mr. Imtiaz

12:30 – 01:30

Lunch and Prayer

 

1:30 – 4:00

ICP - Practical

Mr. Khadim Hussain

DAY 4 (11-05-2017)

8:30 – 9:30

XRF (Principle)

Mr. Asif Hanif

09:30 – 11:00

XRF Sample Preparation & Analysis

Mr. Asif Hanif

11:00 – 11:30

Tea Break

 

11:30 -12:30

UV Visible & Ion Analyzer

Mr. Khadim Hussain

12:30 – 01:30

Lunch and Prayer

 

1:30 – 2:30

Practical XRF

Mr. Asif Hanif

2:30 – 3:00

Closing Ceremony- Certificate distribution

 

03:00

Local Trip

 

DAY- 5 (12-05-2017)

08:00

Excursion Trip (along River Indus )

Director, Mr. Imtiaz Ali & Mr. Yasir Shaheen


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