First Nations group calls for safeguarding of waterways

First Nations group calls for safeguarding of waterways

Survey maps British Columbia waterways in impact zone of tailings ponds

The turquoise effect

The turquoise effect

Clear turquoise water emerges as the limestone at the base of the mine is excavated below the groundwater...

Snapshot

29 MAY 2015
Envirogen and Suez Environnement alliance

Envirogen and Suez Environnement alliance

Envirogen Technologies has entered into a collaborative alliance with Suez Environnement

Natural resources

21 MAY 2015
Vedanta saves water

Vedanta saves water

Vedanta Resources recycled nearly 34 billion litres - 22% of water used - between April 2014 and January...

Natural resources

25 MARCH 2015
Anglo banks sustainable performance in 2014

Anglo banks sustainable performance in 2014

Anglo American published its 14th annual Sustainable Development Report today detailing its performance...

Natural resources

16 MARCH 2015
A fine treat

A fine treat

Ailbhe Goodbody examines the main challenges in mine-water re-use and recycling, and why the practice...

Natural resources

10 MARCH 2015
Remediation of old NZ mines

Remediation of old NZ mines

Two of New Zealand's most contaminated mine sites will be cleaned up

ICMM publishes water management guide

ICMM publishes water management guide

ICMM has published a comprehensive new approach to managing water around mining and metals operations...

Natural resources

02 MARCH 2015
Coal Authority awards to protect nation's environment

Coal Authority awards to protect nation's environment

The Coal Authority has made two new awards to protect the environment from polluted water from disused...

Natural resources

23 FEBRUARY 2015
Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

Water consumption by the mining industry is significant, and the preparation and purification of wastewater...

Natural resources

17 FEBRUARY 2015
Hexocover slows water evaporation, generates energy

Hexocover slows water evaporation, generates energy

The invention, called Hexocover, consists of floating hexagonal plastic panels that sandwich 4in (10cm)...

Natural resources

28 JANUARY 2015
Applying freezing technology to wastewater

Applying freezing technology to wastewater

When wastewater freezes, it is purified through the formation of a cleaner layer of ice. The clean layer...

Natural resources

22 JANUARY 2015