Chemical Dosing for Coal Mine

Background Coal fines or tailings are a waste by-product of coal mining that have a low market value, are expensive todispose of, and are generally left in stockpiles or tailings ponds. A global mining company was looking to reduce the volume of waste going to tailings ponds at their mine in NSW. Through a competitive […]

CHPP Corrosion Mitigation

BACKGROUND A Yancoal open cut coal mine, Handling, Preparation & Processing plant (CHPP), located in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin produces ultra-low volatile, semi-anthracite for Pulverised Coal Injection, exporting to steelmakers in the Asian region via the port of Gladstone. Their operations were faced with high ongoing maintenance costs from severe corrosion due to using “mine […]

Remote Camp Water and Waste Water Treatment

BACKGROUND Sulphate of Potash (SOP) was identified by Geoscience Australia as a critical mineral for the country’s future; however, prior to 2021, Australia was entirely dependent upon imported product. Australia’s first sulphate of potash (SOP) project, located in the Goldfields region of Western Australia, reached practical completion in July 2021, and will produce 245kt per […]