Chemical Engineering
AccountGuest Edition My Account My Che.com Log In
Article
Email Email Print Print
Clip Clip & File

Only on Che.com :: Latest News

September 18, 2013

Veolia water-treatment technology selected for Romarco Minerals gold mining site

Mary Page Bailey

Romarco Minerals, Inc. (Toronto, Ontario; www.romarco.com) has awarded Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (Moon Township, Pa.; www.veoliawaterstna.com) a contract to supply engineering design, equipment, construction oversight and startup of a new 1,200 gallon per minute (gal/min) DesneSludge water treatment plant at its Haile Gold Mine located in Kershaw, South Carolina. The high-density-sludge water-treatment solution chosen for the Mine ensures that any discharge meets all National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements.
 
The treatment system selected is a two-stage process. Veolia's DenseSludge process was selected for stage one, which utilizes a high-rate package clarifier to create a crystalline sludge. The DenseSludge process reduces the normal sludge volume created by a factor of five to ten times and creates a sludge that is easier to dewater, which is important in the high solids water at the Haile mine site. Stage two utilizes an inclined plate clarifier and five multi-media filters to polish the effluent clarified water.

Add a Comment

Name:
Email:
Comments:

Please enter the letters or numbers you see in the image. (refresh)
 
 

Related Stories

LinkedIn Groups

Our LinkedIn group is now over 26,000 members strong!

  1. Join other CPI professionals from all over the globe and share best practices, expertise, concerns and more.
  2. Provide feedback to Chemical Engineering Editors


Current members represent Worley Parsons, DuPont, SABIC, Fluor, Air Products, LyondellBasell, Nalco, Dow Chemical, Dow Corning, BASF, Jacobs Engineering, ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron and more.

Join Now



We also offer the following subgroup for more targeted discussions:

Tools
Search the Buyers' Guide

Plant Cost Index

Facts at Your Fingertips (archive)

Ask the Experts

Back Issues
X
To access this area, please log in or create an account.
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?
Request it now.
Processing...
Live chat by BoldChat