Mining

Mining is a growing market in the industrial water and wastewater industry. Mining directly impacts surface water, groundwater, and other waterways and estuaries. Mining practices, such as hydrofracturing (commonly referred to as fracking) are growing rapidly, and social pressures have led many mining operations to consider better water reuse, water conservation and greywater remediation techniques to meet increasingly strict wastewater discharge limits.

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A pilot plant at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia is researching how to purify bore and industrial wastewater
A pilot plant at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia is researching how to purify bore and industrial wastewater.
Apr 9 2019
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia has opened a pilot plant at Banyo to study technology for removing salts from bore water,…
De Nora acquires Neptune Enterprises, LLC, forming De Nora Neptune, LLC
De Nora acquires Neptune Enterprises, LLC, forming De Nora Neptune, LLC.
Apr 5 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
The EPA and the Missouri Mining Investments, LLC, have announced an agreement to clean up a Madison County Mines Superfund Site
The EPA and the Missouri Mining Investments, LLC, have announced an agreement to clean up a Madison County Mines Superfund Site.
Apr 4 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an agreement with Missouri Mining Investments, LLC, to perform a removal action at Operable…
In Huntington, W.V., residents of a neighborhood have been complaining of the odor coming from a nearby industrial plant
In Huntington, W.V., residents of a neighborhood have been complaining of the odor coming from a nearby industrial plant.
Mar 25 2019
In West Virginia, residents of Huntington's Southside neighborhood said they have smelled a foul odor possibly coming from an area off 8th Avenue…
State senator tours Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
State senator tours Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
Mar 15 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Overhead filter presses like this one are used to squeeze water out of the solids. The water then can be recovered in holding tanks to be reused for other processes.
Overhead filter presses like this one are used to squeeze water out of the solids. The water then can be recovered in holding tanks to be reused for other processes.
Mar 5 2019
The techniques developed in the U.S. to fracture shale for the purpose of extracting oil and gas are the foundation of the success of the U.S.…
Sara Myers headshot
Sara Myers, associate editor of iWWD.
Mar 5 2019
The word crisis is thrown around quite a bit in the water industry as of late. In early February, the temperature was so cold in the Chicago area…
A small firm in Bayfield, Colo., is looking for investments to commercialize a chemical compound to clean wastewater systems
A small firm in Bayfield, Colo., is looking for investments to commercialize a chemical compound to clean wastewater systems.
Feb 26 2019
In Bayfield, Colo., a small firm is talking to venture capitalists and angel investors looking for $1.3 million in investments to commercialize a…
CEOs from 32 of the country’s leading energy and utilities employers have launched a sector Inclusion Commitment
CEOs from 32 of the country’s leading energy and utilities employers have launched a sector Inclusion Commitment
Feb 15 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
In 2015, rules proposed by the EPA would have required ISR uranium mining companies to monitor groundwater for up to 30 years. The U.S. Nuclear Commission is now asking for suggestions on regulating a type of uranium mining
In 2015, rules proposed by the EPA would have required ISR uranium mining companies to monitor groundwater for up to 30 years. The U.S. Nuclear Commission is now asking for suggestions on regulating a type of uranium mining.
Feb 11 2019
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is asking for suggestions about regulating a type of uranium mining after EPA Acting Administrator Andrew…
Feb 4 2019
Around one year ago, mainstream media began picking up the story of Cape Town’s Day Zero. At the time, officials for the city predicted that its…
Researchers have extended the use of covalent organic frameworks to deal with problems facing removal of hexavalent chromium in wastewater
Researchers have extended the use of covalent organic frameworks to deal with problems facing removal of hexavalent chromium in wastewater.
Jan 23 2019
Researchers from Hunan University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have extended the use of covalent organic frameworks (COFs) to deal with…
The International Desalination Association handbook reports project that 2019 will see the most growth in seawater desalination since the late 2000s
The International Desalination Association handbook reports project that 2019 will see the most growth in seawater desalination since the late 2000s.
Jan 14 2019
The International Desalination Association (IDA) and Global Water Intelligence (GWI) have released the latest market overview for the worldwide…
Envirosight Partners with Jet Vac Equipment
Envirosight New Jersey direct sales manage Bruce Kosensky (left) poses for a photo with Adam Emusov, Vice President of Sales at Jet Vac (right).
Jan 11 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Jan 10 2019
The copper industry in Chile will triple its use of seawater for industrial process in the next decade, according to state copper agency Cochilco.…
A dive into the chemistries of fracking & the market's rise
A dive into the chemistries of fracking & the market's rise.
Jan 7 2019
In 2014, BCC Research revealed in a report that the North American market for wastewater treatment equipment for hydraulically fractured gas and oil…
Residents in eastern Finland would like more information on former mining activities impact on surface water, groundwater, and more
Residents in eastern Finland would like more information on former mining activities impact on surface water, groundwater, and more.
Dec 17 2018
Stakeholders in Finland need more information on the impacts of former mining activities on groundwater and surface water, potential soil…
Jul 12 2017
As water and wastewater regulations tighten, industrial facilities increasingly face wastewater and environmental discharge requirements that impact…
Dec 22 2014
Applied CleanTech (ACT) announced results of a pilot project conducted with Scottish Water to test its Sewage Recycling System (SRS) sewage recycling…
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