Mintek’s Biomin™

A productive and sustainable agricultural system is fundamental to the well being of a nation. This innovative product is a trademarked soil ameliorant, produced from waste materials, is used during the preparation of the soil. It results from the Integrated Process for Re-treatment and Re-use of Mine impacted water mentioned above. A combination of organic…

Mintek’s Integrated Process for Re-treatment and Re-use of Mine impacted water

All mines and government are required by law to treat acid mine water resulting from mining activities, prior to discharge.   This integrated process involves a low-cost, low-maintenance biological sulphate reduction process for the treatment of mine-impacted water.  The effluent produced contains significantly lower salinity and metals concentrations and is fit-for-use for irrigation of both…

Mintek’s MinPure Water Filter

Safe and sufficient water is essential for our daily life. Mintek saw the need for assisting the rural and semi-rural areas of South Africa with a solution to their need for potable water. A filter was developed using sand, clay and activated carbon for purifying contaminated water.  The filter was successfully tested on contaminated water…

Mintek’s Online Carbon Concentration Measurement for Gold Processing Plants

A critical parameter for efficient operation of CIL/CIP processes is accurate measurement and control of carbon concentration. Traditional measurement methods are manual, time-consuming and inaccurate, leading to poor process control and gold loss. The C2 Meter is a probe designed to continuously measure adsorption in the tank pulp. Comprising of a matched transmitter/receiver pair of…