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BHP produly sponsors Water in Mining 2019

Our purpose is to bring people and resources together to build a better world. We do this through our strategy to deliver long-term value and returns through the cycle.
As a world-leading resources company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, our products are sold worldwide, with sales and marketing led through our Singapore and Houston locations.
We're focused on the resources the world needs to grow and decarbonise. Copper for renewable energy. Nickel for electric vehicles. Potash for sustainable farming. Iron ore and metallurgical coal for the steel needed for global infrastructure and the energy transition.
A resources mix for today and for the future.

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Operating at the highest level of health and safety, Veolia helps Mining companies to reconcile business productivity and environmental sustainability from exploration to closure.Veolia draws from 160 years of experience in operating environmental infrastructures and has specialized capabilities across water, waste, industrial and energy services; delivering economies of scale and robust environmental competence. Working with us is the opportunity to tap into our worldwide networks, while we commit on our local services quality and workforce development.By working to improve the operation and maintenance performance of environmental assets, mining installations can achieve significant cost reduction. At the same time, facing a stricter regulatory environment and public pressure, the need to develop long-term strategies is crucial to protect their license to operate.

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FLSmidth: Sustainable productivity through innovation

FLSmidth is a leading provider of innovative engineering, equipment and service solutions to the mining industry. We help customers to improve performance, lower costs and reduce environmental impact. Our operations span the globe and we are close to 10,500 employees across 60 countries.

Our sustainability ambition, MissionZero, is our commitment to enable customers to achieve zero emissions, zero water waste and zero energy waste by 2030. For instance, our dry-stack/filtered tailings solution can recycle over 90% of process water, while we have several technologies that cut water requirements in other areas, such as flotation and comminution.

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Ecoreg, founded in 2016, is a small, experienced group of environmental consultants and scientists that provide technical excellence and regulatory expertise in water and aquatic resources. Ecoreg has a proven track record of developing partnerships and using research and innovation to solve problems.

Excellent water stewardship guides our approach to every project, integrating greater client needs and water related challenges. Understanding project planning, operations, water resources, treatment and ultimately impacts to aquatic ecosystems; requires an integrated approach between site water users, engineers, and environmental scientists. Our team has a unique ability to integrate on and off-site water resources to understand downstream and regional outcomes and provide strategic actionable insights.

Whether working through mine closure or environmental assessments, routine monitoring or approvals, we work with clients to assure regulatory compliance and social responsibility objectives are achieved.

Technical Expertise: Fisheries and aquatic ecosystems | Wetland and terrestrial biology | Hydrology ü Water Quality and Modelling | Assimilative Capacity | Fluvial Geomorphology | Ecotoxicology | Bioinformatics | Risk Assessment | Acid Rock Drainage and Metal Leaching (ARD/ML)

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Geosyntec is a specialized consulting and engineering firm that understands the unique challenges and critical decisions faced by mining operations associated with addressing environmental and engineering issues. We have more than 1,700 engineers, scientists, and related personnel committed to technical leadership and client service. We provide practical and sustainable solutions to the mine sector from the early planning stage through closure and reclamation. Our relevant expertise includes watershed evaluations through mass balance assessment and hydrologic modelling; water process design and treatment technology design including passive water treatment and in-situ fixed film bioreactors; and mine waste and water management strategies.

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