Conference Proceedings:

J. Dick, H. von Blottnitz and Y Lewis (2011) Reducing the City’s Carbon Footprint: An Investigation of Solar Water Heaters and the Rebound Effect in Cape Town Social Housing, 1st World Sustainability Forum, www.wsforum.org, 1-30 November 2011.

C. Bergh and B. Cohen (2011) Energy Efficiency In The South African Oil Refining Industry Industrial and Commercial Use of Energy, Cape Town, 15-17 August 2011.

O. Johnston, B. Cohen and J. Broadhurst (2011) A methodology for the improved management of energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions within South Africa’s mineral industry, Minerals Processing 2011, Cape Town, 4-5 August 2011.

G. Wernet, M. Stucki, C. Ugaya, P. Notten and N. Muthusezhiyan (2011) Simplifying LCA data generation in developing countries, paper presented at LCA XI, Chicago October 4–6 October, 2011.

B. Verster, B. Cohen and S.T.L Harrison (2010) Biotech in sanitation: polymers from wastewater, Cape Biotechnology Forum 2010, 24 – 26 March 2010, Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West.

O. Johnston, B. Cohen and J. Broadhurst (2010) Decision making on greenhouse gas mitigation and energy efficiency in South Africa’s gold and platinum industries, Minerals Processing 2011, Cape Town, 4-6 August 2010.

P. Notten (2010) Eco-efficiency in the South African dairy industry, poster presented at the 3rd International Conference on Eco-Efficiency, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands, 9-11 June 2010.

P. Notten and H. von Blottnitz (2009) Developing LCM Capability in Africa: How successful was LCM2009 in Cape Town?, paper presented at LCA IX: Joint North American Life Cycle Conference, Boston 29 September – 2 October 2009.

D. Giurco, E. Langham, M. Warnken and B. Cohen (2009) Future scenarios (Latrobe Valley) for a carbon-constrained world: using streamlined LCA to contrast impacts, presented at 15th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference “Taking up the Global Challenge”, 5-8 July 2009, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

P. Notten (2009) Unit Process Data – Building more relevant LCAs for developing economies, presented at the 4th International Conference on Life Cycle Management, Cape Town, 6-9 September 2009.

B. Cohen, P. Sinclair, Y. Hansen and L. Basson (2009) Stakeholder Engagement within the sustainability assessment of bioenergy: case studies from the UK, presented at the 4th International Conference on Life Cycle Management, Cape Town, 6-9 September 2009.

T. Mashile, H. von Blottnitz and B. Cohen (2009) A life cycle assessment of biodiesel in the context of the coal-to-liquids industry, presented at the 4th International Conference on Life Cycle Management, Cape Town, 6-9 September 2009.

J. Beck, B. Cohen and J.G. Petrie (2007) Process systems engineering and supply chain management contributions to IE, presented at Fourth International Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, Toronto, June 2007.

B. Cohen, L. Basson and J.G. Petrie (2007) An Agent Based Analysis for Optimisation of the Coal-Electricity Supply Network, poster presentation at Fourth International Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, Toronto, June 2007.

Y. Hansen, J. Broadhurst and J.G. Petrie (2007) Modelling leachate generation and mobility from copper sulphide tailings – an integrated approach to impact assessment, presented at Processing and Disposal of Minerals Waste (PDMIW07), Falmouth, UK, 15-17 June 2007.

R. Kempener, L. Basson, B. Cohen, J.G. Petrie (2007) The use of agent-based models in developing transition instruments for complex industrial networks, presented at Fourth International Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, Toronto, June 2007.

J. Petrie, R. Kempener, J. Beck, B. Cohen and L. Basson (2007) Decision Support For Life Cycle Management of Energy Supply Networks, presented at 3rd International Conference on Life Cycle Management, Zurich, August 27 – 29, 2007.

J. Petrie, R. Kempener, J. Beck, B. Cohen and L. Basson (2007) Multi-Criteria Decision Making within Energy Networks for Electricity Production in Emerging Markets, presented at European Congress of Chemical Engineering 6, Copenhagen, 16-21 September 2007.

G.W. Barton, A. Abbas, B. Cohen, V.G. Gomes, A.T. Harris, P. Holt, B.S. Haynes, T.A.G. Langrish, J. Orellana, J.G. Petrie, J.A. Romagnoli, H.T. See, M. Valix and D. White (2006) Graduating ‘Competent’ Chemical Engineers In The 21st Century – From Vision To Reality, presented at 11th Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering, 27-30 August 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

J.M. Beck, B. Cohen and J.G. Petrie (2006) The Influence of Uncertainty on Industrial Systems Modelling For Sustainability, presented at Chemeca, Auckland, New Zealand, 2006.

B. Cohen, L. Basson and J. Petrie (2006) A software platform for industry decision support – a focus on stakeholder interaction, decision auditing and communication, and management of uncertainty, presented at the 18th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, June 19-23, 2006 Chania, Greece.

B. Cohen, R. Kempener, L. Basson, and J. Petrie (2006) A Complex Systems Approach to Energy Network Design and Analysis: A South African Bio-energy Case Study, presented at the International Energy Workshop, Cape Town, 27-29 June 2006.

R. Kempener, L. Basson, R. Malan, B. Cohen, J. Beck and J. Petrie (2006) The use of MCDA to model agent decisions in complex industrial networks, presented at the 18th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making, June 19-23, 2006 Chania, Greece

R.T.M. Kempener, B. Cohen and J.G. Petrie (2006) Designing Industrial Networks Towards Improved Sustainability, presented at Chemeca, Auckland, New Zealand, 2006.

J.G. Petrie, B. Cohen, J. Beck, R. Malan, R. Kempener and L. Basson (2006) Analysis and Design of Industrial Networks for Sustainability Objectives, presented at the 21st European Conference on Operational Research, July 2-5, 2006, Reykjavik, Iceland.

L Basson, R Malan, B Cohen, R Kempener, J Beck and J.G Petrie (2005) Disaggregated Analyses of Industrial Networks, presented at Third International Conference of the International Society of Industrial Ecology held the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden 12-15 June, 2005.

J. Beck, B Cohen, M. Stewart and J.G. Petrie (2005) Dynamic modelling of biomass networks for greenhouse gas minimisation, presented at Third International Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden 12-15 June 2005.

S.J.G. Casaroli, B. Cohen, P. Linkson, A.R. Tong and J.G. Petrie (2005) Purification of Zinc-Halide Leachates for Electrowinning, presented at Bio- & Hydrometallurgy 05, Cape Town, South Africa, 16-18 March 2005.

B. Cohen, S.J.G. Casaroli, P. Linkson, A.R. Tong and J.G. Petrie (2005) Purification of zinc-halide leachates prior to electrowinning, presented at 7th World Congress of Chemical Engineers, Glasgow, Scotland, 10-14 July 2005.

B. Cohen, R. Kempener, L. Basson, J. Beck and J. Petrie (2005) Modelling tools for Simulation and Optimisation of Complex Networks, presented at Third International Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden 12-15 June 2005.

B. Cohen, M. Stewart and J.G. Petrie (2005) The Relevance of Commonly Used Reporting Indicators in Decision Making for Sustainable Development, presented at the Second International Conference “Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry”, Aachen, Germany 18-20 May 2005.

R. Kempener, B. Cohen, L. Basson, J. Beck and J. Petrie (2005) Application of Business Innovation Concepts to Design of Industrial
Networks
, presented at Third International Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden 12-15 June 2005

P.J. Notten, B. Weidema, G. Norris and S. Suh (2005) An investigation into the disaggregation of input/output data for more meaningful use in LCA, presented at SETAC Europe 15th Annual Meeting, Lille, 21-26 May 2005

D.S. Shipley, B. Cohen, A.R. Tong, S.J.G. Casaroli, and J.G. Petrie (2005) Precipitation of Iron from Zinc-Halide Leachates, presented at Bio- & Hydrometallurgy 05, Cape Town, South Africa, 16-18 March, 2005.

S. Casaroli, B. Cohen, P. Linkson and J.G. Petrie (2004) Purification of Zinc Halide Leachates Prior to Electrowinning – Experimental Observations presented at JKMRC International Student Conference, Brisbane, 6-7 September 2004.

S. Casaroli, B. Cohen, A. Tong and J.G. Petrie (2004) Purification of Zinc-Halide Leachates for Electrowinning, presented at Chemeca, Sydney, 26-29 September 2004.

B. Cohen, J.G. Petrie, L. Basson and M. Stewart (2004) Systems Analysis Tools for Promoting Effective Energy/Minerals Partnerships in Regional Development, presented at Green Processing conference, Fremantle, 10-12 May 2004.

P.J. Notten and J.G. Petrie (2004) Enhanced Presentation and Analysis of Uncertain LCA Results with Principal Component Analysis, In Claudia Pahl-Wost

Sonja Schmidt, Andrea E. Rizzoli, Anthony J. Jakeman (Eds.), Complexity and Integrated Resources Management -Transactions of the 2nd biennial meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Volume 1, pp. 326-331. iEMSs, 2004

M. Stewart, Y. Hansen and J.G. Petrie (2004) Critical issues for Life Cycle Impact Assessment in minerals processing and metals refining In Green Processing 2004, proceedings of the 2nd international conference on the sustainable processing of minerals, Fremantle, 2004.

B. Cohen, M. Stewart, L. Basson and J.G. Petrie (2003) Network Analysis of the Energy – Minerals Supply Chain, presented at Chemeca 2003, Adelaide, September/October 2003.

B. Cohen and M. Warnken (2003) Issues associated with Recovery of Resources from Waste Products using Energy from Waste Technologies: Stakeholder Perspectives’, presented at Second International Society for Industrial Ecology Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan USA, 29 June – 2 July, 2003.

P. Notten and J. Petrie (2003) An integrated approach to uncertainty assessment in LCA. Presentation to the International Workshop on LCI-Quality, Karlsruhe, 2003.10.20-21.

P. Notten and B.P. Weidema (2003) An expert system approach to LCI database management. Presentation to the International Workshop on LCI-Quality, Karlsruhe, 2003.10.20-21.

J.G. Petrie, L. Basson, M. Stewart and B. Cohen (2003) Systems Analysis Tools for Promoting Effective Energy / Minerals Partnerships in Regional Development, presented at Second International Society for Industrial Ecology Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan USA, 29 June – 2 July, 2003.

M. Stewart, B. Cohen and J.G. Petrie (2003) Network Analysis and Sustainability in Waste Management: Assessing Highest Resource Recovery through Combinations of Open and Closed Loop Recycling, presented at Second International Society for Industrial Ecology Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan USA, June 29-July 2, 2003.

M. Warnken and B. Cohen (2003) Characterisation and Assessment of Waste Oil Utilisation as a Heating Fuel in the Hydroponics and Greenhouse Industries, presented at the Australian Hydroponics and Greenhouse Conference, Melbourne, 26-29 July 2003.

P.J. Notten and J.G. Petrie (2002) Inventory and Impact Assessment Uncertainty in Coal-Based Power Generation, International Workshop on Life Cycle Assessment and Metals, April 15 to 17, 2002, Montreal, Canada

P.J. Notten, Y. Hansen, J. Broadhurst and J.G. Petrie (2002) Salinity and Metals’ Impacts of Solid Waste Management Practice in Mining and Minerals Processing, International Workshop on Life Cycle Assessment and Metals, April 15 to 17, 2002, Montreal, Canada

M. Stewart, B. Cohen, D. Giurco, G. Brent and J.G. Petrie (2002) Life Cycle Management and the Metals Value Chain: A Focus on the Sustainable Development of Metals Production, poster presented at SETAC Europe Annual Conference, Vienna, Austria, May 2002.

M. Warnken and B. Cohen (2002), What is Happening to Wood Waste in NSW in 2002?, Proceedings of the NSW Waste Management Waste Conference and Expo 2002, Waste Management Association of Australia, NSW Branch, Sydney, 2002.

P.J. Notten, Y. Hansen and J.G. Petrie (1999) The Role of LCA in Achieving Effective Environmental Management in Coal-fired Power Generation in South Africa, SETAC 20th Annual Meeting, 14-18 November 1999, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

P.J. Notten and J.G. Petrie (1999) Challenges to Preparing Life Cycle Inventories for Large-scale Resource Industries AIChE Annual Meeting, 31 October – 5 November 1999, Dallas, Texas.