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Global Desalination Ownership Rankings: Market and Company Trends, 2020

Climate shifts are putting additional stress on existing water supplies in select markets like Australia, the western U.S., and Latin America. At the same time, baseload demand for water in the Middle East rises with... »

09 Jul 2018

EPA Rolling Back Mining Wastewater Regs – Tailings, Water-related Risk Endures

On 26 June 2018, the EPA Administrator released a memo directing relevant offices to limit EPA authority under Section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act. This section of the law currently provides EPA wit... »

Water and Mining: What in the World is Happening with Tailings?

A joint presentation by Bluefield and WesTech at the SME Annual Conference in Minneapolis, looks at how the mining industry is changing.  Recent price upswing has kick-started project expansions and ... »

Barrick Gold, Chile Sketch Smart Water Strategies

On 17 January 2018, Chile’s environmental authority SMA sanctioned Barrick Gold with the permanent closure of its Pascua Lama mine. The decision is based on four key infractions that stem from non-c... »

Peru Mining Adjusts to New Water Realities

Peru has seen a significant shift in its regulation of water management for mining, with an exponential increase in reported violations. The global mining market’s recovery in 2017... »

Mining Turns Corner as Escondida Commissioned

In June 2017, BHP Billiton will fully commission the largest desalination plant in the Americas – a 216,000 m3/d reverse osmosis project located in Antofagasta, Chile... »

Water Solutions for Global Mining: Competition, Costs & Demand Outlook, 2014–2019

In-depth report on water solutions for the mining industry -- available for online purchase and immediate download... »



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