Water Treatment

  • Contaminant load models
  • Passive and Active treatment
  • Options analysis (cost/benefit; SLTO; net present value)
  • Sludge management
  • Project management and feasibility studies

Subject Matter Experts – AMD

  • Due Diligence reviews – project liability, potential acquisitions, regulatory reviews
  • Third party review
  • Expert witness

Operational Geochemistry Support

  • Real-time geochemistry support for site personnel
  • Implementation of AMD management plans
  • Auditing of AMD management plans
  • Training of site personnel on key AMD management procedures
  • Translation of geochemical assessments to practical operational procedures
  • Stakeholder engagement and consultation

Waste Facility AMD Performance

  • Contaminant source term characterisation of historical facilities
  • Current, short-term, and long-term contaminant load predictions
  • Internal dynamic processes (gas and water flux) assessment
  • Performance monitoring

Practical Mine Waste Management

  • AMD management system conception and construction
  • AMD management plan development
  • AMD operational procedure development
  • Optimal waste placement strategy guidance
  • Waste rock classification systems and associated scheduling

Mine Site Geochemical Assessments

  • Waste rock and tailings geochemical characterisations
  1. Acid base accounting
  2. Static geochemical characterisations
  3. Kinetic geochemical characterisations
  • Site wide and point source water quality assessments
  • Site wide contaminant load predictions
  • ABA synthetic reference samples

Senior and Principal Level Geochemist Secondments.

Geochemistry Research

  • Desktop Assessments: Conceptual stage options investigations; novel idea assessment
  • Successful delivery of R&D projects as practicable mining operations
  • Water treatment technologies (passive and active treatment systems for AMD, enhanced passive treatment systems (E-PTS), sulfate treatment, nitrate treatment)
  • Static and kinetic AMD testing: intrinsic oxidation rates; ABA methodologies, mineralogical-geochemical investigations; bespoke testing programs