Effective Water Usage

Quarry Operations Can Maximize Productivity With Better Process Management. By Marc Carriere and Wayne Johnstone Effective water usage improves safety and profitability in mining operations but establishing a secure and reliable supply of process water at every level of a mine can be surprisingly difficult.  The absence of a dependable and consistent water supply has significant consequences. Variations in water…

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Water Management for Hydraulic Fracturing Forecasts Top $174 Billion

Water management investment for hydraulic fracturing is forecasted to average $17 billion per year from 2019 through 2028, according to new market forecasts from Bluefield Research. Emboldened by growing demand for scaling water supplies and disposal needs, a host of midstream water companies backed by private equity and sovereign wealth funds are positioned to seize the opportunity going forward.

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Dry Quarry, Big Savings

Plant manager Randy Jones surveys the plant. LEHIGH HANSON USES DEWATERING TECHNOLOGY TO REDUCE ENERGY CONSUMPTION AT AN INDIANA QUARRY. By Mark S. Kuhar Imagine 40 percent of your quarry’s total electricity consumption going to keep the pit dry because of the need to pump out ground water. This was the situation at Lehigh Hanson’s Harding Street quarry in 2012.…

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