The Never-Ending Quest for Source Water

  In recent years, Latin America has become a major player in the mining industry worldwide. Many engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) companies are developing projects for mining companies that operate in Chile and Peru—where the portfolio, just for copper projects, will total about $70 billion in the next few years. Each project must … Leer más

Water management for copper mining

  Effective water management is critical in any mining operation, sofinding innovative mine dewatering and fluid transfer applications is essential for today’s mineral extraction processes. Petar Ostojic discusses how custom engineered barge pump systems help accomplish this task in two copper mining companies Centrifugal pumps are widely usedin the global mining industry, from mine dewatering … Leer más

Re-powering water reclaim systems

  In the mining industry, production is directly related to the plant’s total pumping capacity, and reclaim systems are the main source of water. With the pressure on to improve processes, PetarOstojic discusses how pump manufacturers can help mining companies re-power their reclaim water systems with custom engineering solutions, improving pump capacity and reducing energy … Leer más

Reclaim Water Pumping

  Water is vital to the mining industry, especially in South America where many mining companies are located in areas where the resource is highly scarce and environmentally sensitive. One of these locations is the Atacama’s Desert—the driest in the world. However, mining companies require steady and reliable delivery of water to their processes to … Leer más

South America for Growth and Diversity

  One of the biggest areas of growth for the pump industry over the last two decades has been in the South American and Latin American markets. This expansion is partly thanks to the NAFTA agreement, changes in customs regulations and the desire of major manufacturers to diversify. Currently, oil and gas, mining andpower generation … Leer más