INVOQUE® Mining Applications
Mineral-based Dewatering Solution for Filtration and Separation
TAILINGS MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES The mining industry faces a variety of challenges, from the decrease of ore quality to water scarcity, presenting a unique set of challenges for the operational efficiency of mining operations. Today’s tailings management challenges include:
• Increased volume of material to handle and store in a secure manner
• Maximizing tailings dam capacity and safety
• Increased rate and quality of water recycled to process
• Rehabilitation of closed mines and tailings dams
• Lowering cost in tailings management
Solid-liquid separation of fine materials in mining processes adds time, cost and complexity to processes and/or projects. The effective dewatering of these fine solids improves the efficiency of mining processes and makes them more sustainable and cost-efficient.
CLARIANT’S SOLUTION INVOQUE® offers an innovative and sustainable filtration and separation solution for fine suspended solids for the mining sector. It uses a multifunctional mineralbased technology to boost efficiency in sedimentation, thickening, clarification, filtration and dewatering processes.
INVOQUE®’s unique adsorption properties provide superior performance in the removal of trace contaminants and heavy metals from the water phase, improving its quality and recycling rate.