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Agnico Eagle is a senior Canadian gold mining company that has produced precious metals since 1957. Its eight mines are located in Canada, Finland and Mexico, with exploration and development activities in each of these countries as well as in ... Learn More

Aluminum Corporation of China is the world's second-largest alumina producer and third-largest primary aluminium producer (and the largest producer in China). The company is principally engaged in the extraction of aluminium oxide, electrolyzation of virgin aluminium and the processing and ... Learn More

Member of UK-based Anglo American plc mining group. The company develops copper mining projects in Peru. Learn More

Antofagasta plc is a Chile-based copper mining group with significant by-product production and interests in transportation. The Group is committed to generating value in a safe and sustainable way throughout the commodity cycle. Learn More

BHP, formerly known as BHP Billiton, is the trading entity of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton plc, an Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum dual-listed public company headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Learn More

Barloworld is a distributor of leading global brands with head offices in Johannesburg (South Africa) and Maidenhead (United Kingdom), providing integrated rental, fleet management, product support and logistics solutions. Barloworld is committed to conducting its operations in an environmentally responsible ... Learn More

CONSOL Energy is a publicly owned Canonsburg-based producer and is an exporter of high-BTU bituminous thermal coal. CONSOL Energy recognizes the inherent value of water resources and continues to focus on the responsible use and protection of this valuable natural ... Learn More

China Steel Corporation (CSC) produces a range of products including plates, bars, wire rods, hot and cold rolled coils, electrogalvanized coils, electrical steel coils, hot-dip galvanized coils, and Ti/Ni-base alloy. Learn More

A truck-and-shovel mining operation dedicated to extract copper, Zinc, Moly and Silver minerals and produce concentrates through a flotation concentration circuit. The mine site is located at 4300 masl with Ancash Region, Peru. Its concentrates are transported by 304Km pipeline ... Learn More

De Beers, established in 1888, is the world's leading diamond company with unrivalled expertise in the exploration, mining and marketing of diamonds. Learn More

Eldorado Gold is a Canadian mid-tier gold and base metals producer with 25 years of experience building and operating mines in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Learn More

Fresnillo plc is a Mexican-based precious metals mining company incorporated in the United Kingdom and headquartered in Mexico City. Learn More

Glencore plc is an Anglo–Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company. Learn More

Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, Gold Fields Limited is one of the world’s largest gold mining firms. Learn More

Goldcorp Inc. is a gold production company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Learn More

Hindustan Zinc is India’s largest and world’s second largest zinc-lead miner. Hindustan Zinc’s operations comprise five lead-zinc mines, one rock phosphate mine, four hydrometallurgical zinc smelters, two lead smelters, one pyro metallurgical lead-zinc smelter as well as sulphuric acid and ... Learn More

Ivanhoe Mines is a Canadian mining company focused on advancing its three principal, joint-venture projects in Southern Africa: the development of new mines at the Kamoa-Kakula copper discovery in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Platreef platinum-palladium-nickel-copper-gold discovery ... Learn More

Lonmin operates out of South Africa and is a primary producer of Platinum Group Metals (PGMs). Learn More

Marcobre S.A.C es una empresa peruana titular del proyecto minero Mina Justa ubicado en la localidad de Marcona, provincia de Nazca en la región Ica. La empresa cuenta con el respaldo de BRECA Grupo Empresarial, el cual adquirió a través ... Learn More

Northam is an independent, fully empowered, mid-tier, integrated PGM producer with two primary operating assets, the Zondereinde and Booysendal mines in the South African Bushveld Complex. Learn More

Saracen is an ASX 200 listed gold mining company with annual production of over 300,000ozpa, with growing cash flows (forecast all-in sustaining cost of less than A$1,075/oz). Learn More

El Pachón is a bi-national mining project located 3,600 metres above sea level in Argentina’s San Juan Province, five kilometres from the Chilean border. El Pachón is property of Xstrata Copper (www.xstratacopper.com), the world´s fourth largest producer of copper and ... Learn More

Projects in Mining


Long Term Bulk Water strategy - We assessed our long term water operating plan against the available water supplies and developed a Bulk Water Strategy to develop new water sources and augment current water supplies with post-consumer treated wastewater. In ... Learn More

In partnership with the municipality to provide additional secondary water to Rustenburg mines: We have signed an agreement for a Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) system. This will improve the quality of the treated effluent owing to high oils, fats and ... Learn More

An Agnico-Eagle mine in Mexico is adopting water efficiency, water re-use, and recycling and conservation practices. Learn More

Long Term Bulk Water strategy - We assessed our long term water operating plan against the available water supplies and developed a Bulk Water Strategy to develop new water sources and augment current water supplies with post-consumer treated wastewater. The ... Learn More

As a result, we signed an off-take agreement with the Rustenburg Water Services Trust to use 15 Ml/d of treated sewerage effluent from its sewage treatment plant at a cost of R2.1million per month. This amount will increase to 25 ... Learn More

As Northam’s operations are located in an area where water is considered a scarce resource, Northam recognises that water availability may in future be constrained as a result of increasing industrial and domestic pressure on water supplies. It is critical ... Learn More

Northam’s Corporate Sustainability Investment programme has driven an initiative to monitor the waste facilities, fountains, dams, pans, streams and rivers in the area. In Financial Year 2016, we continued the use of biodegradable tablets, known as ECO tablets, in the ... Learn More

The Limpopo Province area is a scarce water resource area, and to date, the Company has selected utilizing recycled water from a nearby waste water treatment plant as the preferred method of obtaining water. The current project focus is to ... Learn More

Saracen initiatives to drought proof the operation include installing a tailings thickener at Carosue Dam to increase water recycling in its processing plant from approximately 20% to approximately 40%. At Thunderbox Saracen is developing the Bannock burn borefields ensure water ... Learn More

We aim to be a 'Responsible Water Steward' to maximise the long-term value of water while seeking to achieve no long-term net harm to the environment or communities where we operate. We treat all stakeholders respectfully, fully observe human rights ... Learn More

We are focused on continuing to improve efficiency of the use of water to ensure that costs are contained as best as possible year-on-year. Between the 2012 and 2017 financial years, we realised an 11% improvement in water efficiency through ... Learn More

In order to manage these risks, we have an established system in place for water conservation that includes a business plan for specific water reduction initiatives, and identification and implementation of an action plan followed by periodic monitoring at operational ... Learn More

The primary means of managing this risk is to reduce our operation’s consumption and reliance on potable water sources. The mine runs a zero-discharge, closed loop water system whereby all water is recycled. Potable water is used for human consumption ... Learn More

The primary means of managing this risk is to reduce our operation’s consumption and reliance on potable water sources. The mine runs a zero-discharge, closed loop water system whereby all water is recycled. Potable water is used for human consumption ... Learn More

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Companies are increasingly setting and pursing ‘water balance targets’ as part of their water stewardship strategies. The seeming simplicity of balance goals can be attractive – “we will restore a volume of water equal to the amount our business consumes.” ... Learn More

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