Mining and Mineral Processing

With over two decades of experience working with challenging industrial effluents, and with expertise in biological, physical and chemical treatment technologies, we are  perfectly positioned to address the water management challenges faced by the mining and mineral processing industries.  

Project examples include:

  • Laboratory development and full-scale design input for a novel biological treatment system to remove a target organic molecule in an alumina refinery process stream.  This process was subsequently constructed and operated at an Australian alumina refinery.
  • Laboratory development and pilot scale evaluation of a wastewater treatment process for a magnesium processing plant in Qld, Australia.
  • Process engineering for a storage pond neutralisation system.
  • Laboratory development and evaluation of a saline groundwater treatment system.  The groundwater was from a mining operation.
  • Membrane autopsy and operations support for coal mining operations.
  • Membrane evaluation for a rare earth metal mineral process operation.
  • Membrane autopsy and evaluation for uranium processing plant.
  • Membrane autopsy for gold processing plant in Russia.


  • Alcoa
  • AMC
  • Iluka Resources
  • Lynas Corporation
  • Orica
  • Ulan Coal