Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Mining’s war on waste turns scraps into batteries and fertiliser

Australia's mining industry is waging war on its biggest burden: waste.
Virtual Curtain was used to treat 56 megalitres of
contaminated water at the Baal Gammon mine site
in Queensland.
ABC Rural knows of several projects around Australia where toxic waste is being turned into valuable products, such as batteries and fertiliser.

Other companies are finding ways to recycle contaminated mine water and make a profit from processing residue.


Read the ABC News story by Jon Daly - “Mining’s war on waste turns scraps into batteries and fertiliser.”

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