Suez Acquires Australia Mining Foothold

18 Apr 2014
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On 11 April 2014 SITA Australia, a Suez Environnement (60%) and Sembcorp (40%) joint venture, announced the acquisition of specialist mining firm Mining & Industrial Labor Services (M.A.I.L.S). SITA Australia is a waste management and resource recovery firm currently operating in 13 mine-site recycling operations. M.A.I.L.S. works in the collection, transportation, and disposal of liquid waste from mining operations.

Bluefield Takeaways

  • Suez expands its mining footprint with new Australia stake
  • “Big Water” ramps up industrial water acquisitions, partnerships
  • Australia mining sector to create opportunities for water companies