"The only practical option for [north Chilean mines] … is seawater desalination"

"The only practical option for [north Chilean mines] … is seawater desalination"

Mines located in water-scarce areas are turning to desalinated seawater

Natural resources

20 MAR 2019
Vale needs to guarantee funds to fix Brumadinho damage

Vale needs to guarantee funds to fix Brumadinho damage

Brazilian prosecutors are seeking a BRL50 billion guarantee from Vale

Natural resources

18 MAR 2019
Mount Milligan gets go-ahead for water

Mount Milligan gets go-ahead for water

Three-year green-light from regulators runs through 2021

Natural resources

04 MAR 2019
H+E Group bundles expertise in industrial water treatment

H+E Group bundles expertise in industrial water treatment

Twelve companies are merging into one water and wastewater treatment plant manufacturer

Natural resources

25 FEB 2019
Canada to rehabilitate abandoned and orphaned mines

Canada to rehabilitate abandoned and orphaned mines

The Canadian government will lay the groundwork to rehabilitate its abandoned and orphaned mines

Natural resources

18 FEB 2019
Record water fine for Lumina Copper

Record water fine for Lumina Copper

The miner has been fined for taking water without permission

Natural resources

15 FEB 2019
No tailings spill at Southern Copper op in Peru: report

No tailings spill at Southern Copper op in Peru: report

OEFA has determined that heavy rains in southern Peru did not cause a mining waste spill at Cuajone

Natural resources

15 FEB 2019
Teck taps IDE for Quebrada Blanca desalination plant

Teck taps IDE for Quebrada Blanca desalination plant

Teck has commissioned IDE Technologies to design and supply a modular SWRO desalination plant

Natural resources

14 FEB 2019
Solar hybrid plant for Barrick's Loulo

Solar hybrid plant for Barrick's Loulo

Barrick Gold's Loulo gold mine in western Mali is to install a 24MW off-grid solar hybrid plant

Natural resources

13 FEB 2019
GR Engineering builds process infrastructure for Carrapateena plant

GR Engineering builds process infrastructure for Carrapateena plant

GR Engineering will design and construct a water supply system for OZ Minerals' Carrapateena project

Natural resources

06 FEB 2019
Designing mines for a sustainable water future

Designing mines for a sustainable water future

Dennis Gibson of Black & Veatch Mining reviews how mining operations approach water management

Natural resources

09 JAN 2019
Teck SRF treats large volumes of mine water

Teck SRF treats large volumes of mine water

Teck has been testing an in-situ method to remove selenium and nitrate from mine-impacted water

Natural resources

08 JAN 2019
BossTek unveils DustBoss DB-60 Fusion

BossTek unveils DustBoss DB-60 Fusion

BossTek has updated its family of dust suppression equipment with Tier IV Final-compliant generators

Natural resources

07 JAN 2019
Anglo restarts Minas-Rio

Anglo restarts Minas-Rio

Anglo American has resumed operations at its Minas-Rio iron ore mine in Brazil

Natural resources

02 JAN 2019
SLR acquires Northern Resource Consultants

SLR acquires Northern Resource Consultants

SLR has acquired Northern Resource Consultants (NRC), a 25-person team of environmental specialists

Natural resources

07 DEC 2018
Solar hybrid power plant for Syama

Solar hybrid power plant for Syama

Ignite Energy Projects will develop a solar hybrid power plant for Syama

Natural resources

28 NOV 2018