Thickening expertise applied in coal maximises water efficiency

international-mining-logoPaste and high rate thickening are emerging as a significant way to maximise water efficiency in Australia’s coal industry. Outotec has designed and installed the first-ever paste thickener in Australia’s coal industry and has won five further orders recently for paste and high rate thickeners. “Here in Australia we are leading the field in adoption of this technology into coal. We expect this to expand even further as environmental demands and risk management policies make paste and high rate thickening increasingly attractive,” said Outotec’s Global Technology Development Manager - Thickening, Brad Garraway. (more…)

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