Detergent Grade
Sodium Sulphate

Jord Proxa - Detergent Grade Sodium Sulphate
Jordproxa - Africa

Anglo American

South Africa

A combination of thermal evaporation and cooling crystallisation to produce 40 tons of salt per day and high quality product water for reuse from contaminated underground mine water.

Application

  • ZLD solution for large scale coal mining operation

Objectives

  • Produce cooling tower make-up for power station from contaminated mine water, whilst producing zero waste. An integrated process to recover agricultural fertiliser and detergent grade sodium sulphate was implemented on a BOOM basis

Key Technology

  • A combination of thermal evaporation and cooling crystallisation