Drought + Tighter Regulations = Higher Mining Water Costs
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014
Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in water management and reuse, has announced the Water Management for Mining Summit scheduled on October 7-9, 2014 which will take place in Denver, CO.
The mining industry is facing a water crisis! Population growth, drought and climate change have substantially increased competition for water and are creating dire conditions in many states nationwide, resulting in rapidly escalating water prices, and in some cases unavailability of water altogether. Add to that the media spotlight on industrial water use and pollution, partly as a result of dramatic increases in the use of hydraulic fracturing by the oil and gas industry, and using, recycling and disposing of water becomes a bigger issue for mining companies than ever before – one that requires extensive thought, planning, and execution of strategies to address. As a result of these challenges, mining companies are now struggling to cost-effectively comply with increasingly stringent minimums as they treat billions of gallons of mine water processed annually to ever higher standards for reuse and discharge.
Infocast has launched the Water Management for Mining Summit to bring together speakers from Alexco Resource US Corp, Cardno Entrix, Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety, Desalitech, Ekotech Energy, EPA, Erler & Kalinowski, Inc., HBW Resources, New Mexico Environment Department, Rio Tinto, St. Cloud Mining Company, Stewart Environmental Consultants, LLC, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as they dig into regulatory issues, discuss best practices, meet and brainstorm new approaches and technology solutions for water management and treatment that will help maximize efficiencies, create sustainability, and cut the total costs of ownership.
For more information, to register, or to join as a sponsor, visit the event website at infocastinc.com/mining-denver or contact Infocast at 818-888-4444.
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