What New Issues are Driving Choices in Mine Water Treatment Methods?
- Published: Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:57
By Ivan Cooper
Many coal companies are finding that with each environmental permit expiry, the allowable water effluent limits have become more stringent for the permit’s renewal. This means that companies are paying increasing attention to meeting the tightening requirements for treating water. If they can find reliable solutions for meeting rising regulatory requirements, mining companies are then able to focus on operational issues such as extraction plans and processing efficiencies. So, what’s changing in regard to the need to treat water effluent from coal mining?