Water use technology for placer mining effluent control
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Water use technology for placer mining effluent control

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Published by Indian and Northern Affairs .
Written in English


  • Mineral industries - Environmental aspects

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LC ClassificationsTN 321 W324 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL22046536M

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Presents the results of Phase 1 of a three-phased project. Concisely reviews current literature for information relevant to sluice water recycling and other techniques that reduce the impact of placer mining on a stream's water quality. Also includes information on fine gold recovery, and economic information on costs and benefits. order to solicit information on factors that impact treated effluent quality (i.e., mining, processing, and waste disposal practices, water management and effluent treatment systems, and untreated and treated effluent quality), as illustrated in Figure 1. Figure 1 Factors of mine effluent qualityFile Size: KB. The introduction of New Zealand mining methods and New Zealand technology permitted high percentage gold recovery, hours a day gold washing, same-day rehabilitation of mined-out areas. Mine water and wastewater treatment solutions from Veolia Water Technologies South Africa (Veolia) help mining companies in South Africa and Africa reduce their effects on the environment with economical mine process water and wastewater treatment technologies. Our mine water treatment technologies are tailored for industrial use.

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Exemptions. 2 A person who carries out a class of operation, activity, industry or work referred to in section 3 is exempt from section 6 (2) and (3) of the Environmental Management Act in respect of that class if the person meets the conditions and circumstances set out in section 3 and provides to a director on the director's request information the director considers sufficient to determine. for potable purposes, the final effluent should meet the set drinking water quality standards set by NHMRC () or by World Health Organisation (). Apart from the potable water reuse, the effluent from the mining facility could be used as process water, and for gardening, agriculture and forestry applications.   Mineral Mining Effluent Guidelines - Final Rule (PDF) (3 pp, K, Ma , 43 FR ) Mineral Mining Effluent Guidelines - Proposed rule (PDF) (13 pp, 2 MB, J , 41 FR ) Mineral Mining Effluent Guidelines - Final Rule (PDF) (10 pp, 2 MB, J , 42 FR ) Mineral Mining Effluent Guidelines - Interim Final Rule (PDF) (9 pp, 2 MB, J , 41 FR ). post-mine management (water infiltration which, when flooding an abandoned mine, will flow out into the natural environment, for instance). Environmental management in the mining industry world-wide is strategic, as the required volumes of water are so substantial.