The international conference for the salt industry

28–29 March 2017 Renaissance Hotel, Düsseldorf, Germany

Salt 2017

Global opportunities in a new era for the salt supply chain

Roskill’s Salt 2017 conference was held from 28–29 March 2017 at the Renaissance Hotel, Düsseldorf, Germany.

An international salt conference looking at trends in the salt industry, this prestigious event attracted 120+ salt delegates from all over the world. As shipping rates hit historical lows, long distance markets for salt are becoming more accessible and salt producers and consumers need an international forum to meet and discuss business.

Companies that registered as attendees include:

  • Agrocel
  • AkzoNobel
  • Alpha Commodities
  • Al-Zahid Industrial & Mining Group
  • Andritz Fliessbett Systeme
  • Arab Potash Company
  • Archean Group
  • Atisale
  • Azelis
  • Bain
  • Ciech Group
  • Cristal Global
  • Devsalt
  • Ebner
  • Egyptian Minerals and Salts Company EMISAL
  • Euragglo
  • European Bulk Services
  • Eurosalt
  • EuSalt European Salt Producers’ Association
  • Evatherm
  • GEA Group
  • Ghadan Company
  • Häring & Co
  • IHS Markit
  • Industrial Minerals
  • Inovyn Chlorvinyls
  • Irish Salt Mining
  • K+S Salt
  • K-UTEC
  • Lapace Salt
  • M&B Global
  • Maritime Strategies International
  • Merpa Metal
  • Ministry of Marine and Fisheries, Government of Indonesia
  • Norsal
  • Qatar Vinyl Company
  • Rankers International
  • Roskill
  • Rotterdam Bulk Logistics
  • Saddam Minerals
  • Salinity
  • Salt of the Earth
  • Salt Partners
  • Salt Research and Consulting
  • Satyesh BrineChem
  • Saudi Automatic Salt Refinery
  • SEP Salt and Evaporation Plants Limited
  • Shihlien Chemical Industrial Jiangsu Company
  • Shree Ambica Salt Works
  • Siebtechnick
  • Sirius Minerals
  • Sojitz Corporation
  • Solex
  • SRK Chemicals
  • Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG
  • TM Amir
  • Veolia
  • Vulcan Minerals
  • Vynova
  • Wacker Chemie
  • Walvis Bay Salt
  • Zuunnaiman Suvraga Co Ltd

Venue

With a convenient location and exceptional amenities, the Renaissance Düsseldorf Hotel is a perfect venue for Salt 2017.

Contact Details

Renaissance Düsseldorf Hotel

Nördlicher Zubringer 6,
Düsseldorf,
40470,
Germany

+49 211 62 16 0

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Programme

Day 1 — Monday, 27th March 2017

17.00

Registration desk opens

18.00–19.30

Welcome Reception

Day 2 — Tuesday, 28th March 2017

08.00

Registration and welcome coffee

09.25

Opening announcements

Session 1 — European Perspectives

09.40

European policy, burden or opportunity for the European salt industry

Wouter Lox, Managing Director, EuSalt Salt Producers’ Association, Belgium

10.10

European salt and chloralkali industry—recent trends and outlook

Vladimir M. Sedivy, President, Salt Partners, Switzerland

10.40–11.10

Morning coffee

Session 2 — De-icing Markets

11.10

Vulcan Minerals  —  A New Atlantic Canadian high grade salt resource  —  moving to feasibility

Patrick J. Laracy, President and CEO, Vulcan Minerals, Canada

11.40

Supply chain of salt — perspectives from a major distributor

Per H. Nygaard, International Principal Manager, Salt, Azelis, Denmark

12.10–14.10

Lunch

Session 3 — Transport and Dry Bulk Logistics

14.10

A perspective on salt / dry bulk shipping market trends and outlook

Denny Sabah, Senior Dry Bulk Analyst, Maritime Strategies International Ltd, United Kingdom

14.40

Innovations in dry bulk logistics

Robert van Muiden, Managing Owner, Rotterdam Bulk Logistics, Netherlands

15.10

Port of Rotterdam dry bulk logistics

Hugo du Mez, Advisor, Dry Bulk & Energy, Port of Rotterdam Authority, Netherlands

15.40–16.10

Afternoon tea

Session 4 — Asian Salt — Adding Value

16.10

Status of the salt industry in India

DS Jhala, Chairman, Dev Salt Pvt Ltd, India

16.40

A new 300,000tpy facility for China and Asia’s growing needs in pharmaceutical salt applications

Dr. Chung H Lau, Senior Vice President, Biotech Salt Business Division, Shihlien Chemical Jiangsu Company, China

17.10

Close

19.00

Meet in the lobby for conference dinner

19.30

Conference Dinner

Day 3 — Wednesday, 29th March 2017

08.30

Registration and welcome coffee

09.00

Opening announcements

Session 5 — Solar Salt Supply

09.10

The establishment and implementation of a high-quality project from the Red Sea

Essam Madbouly, Manager, Project Execution Solar Salts, CRISTAL Global, Saudi Arabia

09.40

Salt industry and the environmental impact of Lake Qarun project

Abd EL Latef El Kordy, Chairman & CEO The Egyptian Salt & Minerals Co. (EMISAL), Egypt

10.10–10.40

Morning coffee

Session 6 — Chloralkali Trends

10.40

Caustic soda scenario — Indian perspective

Mayank Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer — Chloralkali, Aditya Birla, India

11.10

Chloralkali trends to 2025

Kerry Satterthwaite, Division Manager, Roskill, United Kingdom

11.40

PVC and sustainability — turning salt into white gold

Dr Jason Leadbitter, Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, INOVYN ChlorVinyls Ltd., United Kingdom

12.10

Closing comments

Roskill, United Kingdom

12.20

Lunch

14.00

Conference ends

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