Mining on Top 2014: Water management is critical for mining projects in Africa

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Friday, 27 June 2014

The problem of water resources, which has been discussed by global organisations in recent years, is also a growing concern within the mining industry, which seeks water management solutions to increase efficiency in minerals production and reduce environmental impact in Africa.

Water management and supply is a critical issue within the African mining sector and it can negatively impact project profitability, consultant companies said at the Mining on Top 2014 summit in London this week. Wastewater management and water recycling is a particular concern in the rare earths industry, in order...

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