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Mine water treatment

Water is a critical resource for mining projects. Management and protection of process water and wastewater are of paramount importance to every mine.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers industry-leading expertise in water resources analysis, including hydrology and hydrogeology, geochemistry, and water management and treatment.

We are a trusted partner, providing innovative, safe and environmentally sound solutions for our customers during all stages of mine development, operation and closure.

<ul> <li>Groundwater <li>Surface water <li>Mine waste geochemistry <li>Integrated water resources simulation</li> </ul>

<ul> <li>High density sludge (HDS) <li>Simple lime neutralization (SLN) <li>Iron co-precipitation of metalloids <li>Cyanide, thiocyanate and ammonia treatment <li>Removal of sulphate and other dissolved solids <li>Pilot plant for mine drainage treatment <li>Total suspended solids control <li>Passive mine water treatment</li> </ul>

<ul> <li>40-foot high-cube container <li>Ready for road, train, and maritime transport <li>Flexible and robust, designed to test a multitude of interchangeable process configurations, quickly and efficiently <li>Engineered for the treatment of heavy metals, acids, total suspended solids, cyanide, metalloids and organic contaminants <li>Able to simulate neutralisation, coagulation, precipitation, settling, recirculation, filtration, etc. <li>Various reactor sizes to simulate different retention times <li>Equipped with an integrated membrane filtration system using reverse osmosis, nanofiltration or ultra-filtration <li>Includes laboratory equipment <li>Insulated and electrically heated <li>Adapted for independent electrical source via a generator or direct electrical feed (3 phases, 208 V)</li> </ul?

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