Tag: water management

Optimizing Lime Treatment that Uses Decommissioned Open Pit

February 12, 2019

Water management at this nickel mine in Northern Québec involves the operation of a Low Density Sludge (LDS) lime treatment system that uses a decommissioned open pit as a reactor and sludge settling basin. The source of mine impacted water being treated is surface run-off and water collected in several active and old open pits […]

What is the True Cost of Mine Water Treatment?

March 21, 2017

Most mining projects assess needs for water treatment. But how do you determine if treatment is required or which is the best treatment option for your project? Typically one conducts a Life Cycle Cost analysis of the available water management and treatment options to determine the most cost-effective solution meeting site specific requirements. While Life […]

Government Water Research Plan Workshop

February 8, 2017

Continual improvement to the mining sector’s environmental performance is a top priority for the industry, government and the communities where mining operations are located. Most recently in Canada, multiple stakeholders came together to advance sustainability in the sector. On January 16, 2017, a workshop on Water Management in Mining and Mineral Processing was organized jointly […]