H20 Innovation explains why mining is thirsty for water
May 27, 2016 – Frédéric Dugré, President and CEO of H20 Innovation Inc (TSXV: HEO | OTCQX: HEOFF) presented at the recent 5th Annual Cleantech & Technology Metals Summit in Toronto. H2O Innovation is known for its state of the art water and wastewater treatment systems. Through the years, the company has developed a strong knowledge of membrane filtration and a solid understanding of the water industry. It offers complete engineering services, in-house manufacturing and thorough after-sales service.
The company has provided water advice and management to many mining companies, including the Escondida copper mine in Chile, located 3,000 metres above sea level and supplied by a 180km pipeline and which system has the capacity to supply 220,000 cubic metres a day
Mr Dugré spelled out the critical role that water plays in mining, including
- Its role in every step of extraction and refining including remediation, tailings management, worker facilities and dust management.
- How membrane filtration technical makes it possible to recycle 90% of water from mining operations.
- The importance of mining companies tackling the water question in early planning — and not late in the development timetable.
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