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Your challenges

Improve the economic performance and the acceptability of your mining projects

Mining resources are becoming exhausted. But worldwide economic growth continues to drive the production of mineral raw materials. Significant fluctuations of prices on the world markets, plus the increasingly stringent environmental regulations are putting more and more pressure on your industry.
 
In operational terms, you have to improve your productivity and optimise the treatment and recovery of non-mineral waste.
 
Under these circumstances, it has become crucial to maintain economic performance and heighten the environmental and societal acceptability of your projects, if you are to continue to grow.

35 %

of worldwide copper supplies come from recycling

265 %

the expected growth of the consumption of aluminium between 2006 and 2025

70 %

of the projects of the top six major groups in the mining industry are in regions exposed to water stress

Our solutions

Optimise the management of water and waste on your industrial mining sites

Our references

They trust us

Our other references

El Teniente mine, Chile for Codelco, the world’s leading producer of copper in Chile - Curragh Mine, Queensland, Australia - Grupo Cosentino, Almeria, Spain - Koniambo nickel mine, New Caledonia - The Avenue Coking Works, Chesterfield, UK
Our innovations

Technologies which are continuously improving

Each year, SUEZ invests €74 million in more than 65 research and development programs so that our customers benefit from the most efficient solutions and high-performance technologies on the market.

Rehab-ARRT (Rehab Advanced Resources Recovery Technology)
You can produce quality compost to rehabilitate your sites by recovering organic products and mining waste.
 
Densadeg 
This lamellar contact settling process speeds up the physical-chemical treatment of water.
 
Acid rock drainage (ARD) 
This technology reduces environmental impacts using physical, chemical and biological processes taken from the natural environment.
 
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