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Metals Mining & Recovery

Water is an indispensable yet challenging resource in mining operations. While essential to mineral processing and extraction, water supply is often scarce at remote mine sites. At the same time, mines must treat any contaminated effluent to meet regulatory standards before discharging.

Transform Water Challenges into Sustainable Operations

Aquatech provides customized water and wastewater treatment systems to help mining companies reduce freshwater consumption, maintain regulatory compliance, and maximize the value of every water source on site.

Why Choose Aquatech?

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Customized Solutions

Customized water treatment systems that empower mining operations to reduce their reliance on freshwater resources.

Guaranteed Regulatory Compliance

 Effluent treatment ensures proper handling of contaminated water, meeting stringent regulatory standards or recycling needs.

Enhanced Water Quality

Water treatment solutions that eliminate impurities, contaminants, and suspended solids to provide a reliable and quality water source. 

End-to-End Solutions

End-to-end project realization, from design, engineering, procurement, project management, construction, and support through commissioning with long-term O&M service contracts.

Valuable Byproduct Recovery

Innovative technologies to recover valuable minerals, metals, and other byproducts from wastewater streams.

Pioneering ZLD Solutions

Implementing advanced evaporation and crystallization enables mines to recover processed water. 

Sustainable Water Management for Buritica Gold Mine

In the mountainous terrain of northwest Colombia, a gold mining site yields an average of 265,000oz of gold annually through bench and fill methods. Aquatech introduced a Membrane-based Thermal Evaporation System that efficiently recovers water from wastewater to meet stringent discharge standards amidst challenging topography. This innovative solution ensures compliance and fosters water conservation, reduces energy consumption, and lowers operational costs, showcasing Aquatech's commitment to sustainable mining practices.

Enhanced Water Treatment for Ambatovy Nickle Mine

Ambatovy, situated in Madagascar, stands as one of the largest lateritic nickel mines globally, boasting an annual capacity of 60,000 metric tons of nickel and 5,600 metric tons of cobalt. With an open-pit mining operation and ore preparation plant, Aquatech provides process and demineralized water treatment. This solution, including advanced ion exchange units and polishers, ensures the production of high-quality water, pivotal for the mine's operations and refinery. 

Solutions for Mining

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LoWatt™

LoWatt™

Low-Energy Membrane Desalination Process

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DesalMOD™

DesalMOD™

Modular Desalination Solution

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QUA CeraQ™

QUA CeraQ™

Ceramic Ultrafiltration Membranes

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R3MOD ARRO™

R3MOD ARRO™

Advanced Recovery Reverse Osmosis

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Outsourced Solutions

Outsourced Solutions

Project Financing and Operations & Maintenance

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Mobile Water Solutions

Mobile Water Solutions

Rental Fleet of Water Treatment Solutions

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Aftermarket Services

Aftermarket Services

Water Audits, Spare Parts, System Upgrades & More

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DesalPro™

DesalPro™

AI-Powered Desalination Optimization

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Crystallization

Crystallization

Crystallizers

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Thermal Concentration

Thermal Concentration

Evaporators

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News

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Controlled Thermal Resources Selects Aquatech for its US$ 1 Billion Lithium Hydroxide Facility in California

Controlled Thermal Resources Selects Aquatech for its US$ 1 Billion Lithium Hydroxide Facility in California

Controlled Thermal Resources has engaged Aquatech as its technology partner to deliver the purification process plants for the company's Stage 1 Lithium Hydroxide Facility.

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Aquatech and FTS Partner to Deliver The Next Generation of Sustainable Brine Concentration Technology

Aquatech and FTS Partner to Deliver The Next Generation of Sustainable Brine Concentration Technology

Aquatech and Fluid Technology Solutions have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at delivering the next generation of advanced separation, brine concentration, and water reuse solutions.

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Aquatech Awarded Contract for Lithium Refining Process at Lithium Americas Thacker Pass Project

Aquatech Awarded Contract for Lithium Refining Process at Lithium Americas Thacker Pass Project

Aquatech has commenced work on the Thacker Pass lithium project, which involves multiple process trains incorporating evaporation and crystallization systems for the production of lithium carbonate (Li2CO3).

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Export-Import Bank of The United States Approves First-Ever Term Financing for Domestic Manufacturing to Aquatech

Export-Import Bank of The United States Approves First-Ever Term Financing for Domestic Manufacturing to Aquatech

The Board of Directors of EXIM approved a direct loan for more than $4.7 million, marking the first transaction authorized under the Make More in America Initiative.

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