Monthly Meeting

March 2017 FLSME 

Luncheon at Holley Pavilion

Please join us for the March FLSME Meeting at the Holley Pavilion located at Mosaic South Pasture. It’s a luncheon meeting so encourage your coworkers to join us too!

“Comparison of Innovative Technologies to Remove Magnesium from Phosphate”
This presentation will review the various approaches to reducing magnesium oxide content from phosphate rock and/or phosphoric acid. Strategies at the mine and the chemical plant will be discussed, with emphasis with the fact that  “there is no such thing as a free lunch”.
Faustino (Tino) Prado, P.E.
Consulting Chemical Engineers
Mr. Tino Prado graduated from NYU with a degree in chemical Engineering and has a Master’s of Economics from the College of Business administration of the University of South Florida. He is registered engineer in Florida and several other states and is a Charted Engineer at the Institution of Engineers of Ireland.  He has spent the bulk of his career working on phosphate and phosphoric acid projects all over the world. One of his most recent work was a magnesium reduction development project in Russia done in conjunction with USF. He is past chairman of the Central Florida chapter of the AIChE and Emeritus Member of AIChE.
Date: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 ~ RSVP by Thursday, March 2nd
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Location: Holley Pavilion at Mosaic South Pasture
Cost: $20 Cash / $21 Credit Card at the door
Menu: BBQ & fixin’s, Tea & Water
Topic: “Comparison of Innovative Technologies to Remove Magnesium from Phosphate”

RSVP to Matt Gozdor by email at or (813) 957-6635 by Thursday, March 2nd.


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