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Water in Mining 

Water in Mining 

The Industry

The cost effective use of water in mining operations is vitally important. Customers need to understand how to optimize the use of water in mineral processing to enhance mineral recovery and increase mine profitability. Similarly, community concerns and regulatory uncertainty can have a direct effect on schedule outcomes, commodity sales and return on investment.

Our Services

WorleyParsons integrated approach to mine site water management enables the development of long-term strategies spanning the full asset lifecycle and, through careful planning, avoids the ad hoc management of water issues. It ensures that miners are able to remain competitive within the market, have the ability to expand their operations, and ultimately, remain in business. Through close consultation with our mining customers, we provide optimum solutions for their water management needs through:

  • Surface water management
  • Surface water modeling
  • Mine water supplies
  • Dewatering
  • Numerical groundwater modeling
  • Excess water disposal/storage
  • Water treatment and reuse
  • Tailings management
  • Geotechnical slope stability and mine site safety
  • Acid Mine Drainage and groundwater contamination
  • Environmental Impact Assessments and regulatory approvals
  • Mine site closure
Water in Mining

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Global Director - Water
Steve Edmondson
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