Tahoe refutes allegations in reports of water contamination

Image of the Shahuindo mine by Tahoe Resources. Tahoe Resources (TSX, NYSE:THO) is denying a media report issued on Thursday that its Shahuindo mine in Peru has contaminated local water supplies. The story (in Spanish) by Cajabamba Peru, stated that heavy rains caused a leaching pit to overflow and flooded a nearby village. “The heavy rains […]

Mine Water Management Overview

As the mining industry focuses on improving productivity, reducing operating costs, and venturing into ever more challenging and remote locations for new projects, there is an increased need to look upon water as a whole-project issue. Add broader perspectives such as stakeholder considerations and effects of a changing climate and water can present a significant […]

Scientists have extracted uranium from seawater

The uranium that seeped into the ocean through crippled nuclear reactors at Fukushima Daiichi in 2011 was universally condemned as the egregious result of a nuclear meltdown. The “radiation plume” that became a Youtube sensation was later denounced as a hoax, but concerns reached as far as the North American west coast as to how […]

And the Industrial Global Water Award goes to …>>>>

QGC Northern Water Treatment Plant Australia Something to spout about: QGC’s Northern Water Treatment Plant can take up to 100 million litres of brine a day, piped from the coal-seam-gas fields of Queensland and turn it into water that’s suitable for irrigation or industrial purposes in this rainfall-challenged region. Now the 2016 Global Water Awards has recognised […]

MINING SLUDGE WATER TREATED IN NEW COST EFFECTIVE WAY SAY AUSTRALIAN SCIENTISTS

Mining waste water treated in very cost effective way say Australian scientists. A new cost-effective technology to treat mining wastewater and reduce sludge by up to 90% has been used for the first time at a copper mine in Queensland. The new method, called Virtual Curtain, was used to remove metal contaminants from the Baal […]

WATER IS A VERY VALUABLE RESOURCE IN THE MINING INDUSTRY

WATER IS  TO BE THE GOLD OF THE FUTURE IN MINING A 21st century wild-west scenario is developing in Texas. It all has to do with the fast-rising use of water in the Lone Star state’s energy patch. There are two “Sheriffs” – state and national regulators – each with conflicting ideas. And that means […]

MINING WATER ISSUES ADDRESSED BY AUST GLOBAL TRADING JOINING UP WITH CLLEEN WATER & POWER

Australia Global Trading and CLLEEN™ join forces for environmentally friendly water solution Australia Global Trading has formed a strategic alliance with CLLEEN™ Water and Power, a water treatment company based in Texas, USA, to introduce this new method of processing to the Australian resources sector. The technology will reduce costs in producing potable water, treating waste […]

SILVER & GOLD MINE NEEDS WATER TREATMENT TO REMOVE POISONOUS CYANIDE

Wastewater treatment plant for silver and gold mine 27 April 2011 Crown Solutions, a Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies company, will supply the initial equipment for a new water treatment plant (WTP) based in a silver and gold mine in Mexico. The Palmarejo Mine is based in the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains of northwestern Mexico […]