Entries in Category ‘Mining/Mineral Processing’

Brine Treatment Process and Piping Design

Venture Engineering & Construction was contracted to provide a rare earth facility design support of a facility for purifying waste brine into a feedstock suitable for a downstream chlor-alkali plant. Project Scope Advancing the original concept which involved multiple steps of precipitation chemisty, Re-purposing existing process facilities for brine treatment, using surplus equipment from other […]

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Alternatives for Brine Flow Reduction

Venture Engineering & Construction was contracted to provide an evaluation of options for reducing the disposal cost of a 400 gpm waste brine stream at a rare earth facility. Venture contacted four suppliers of evaporators, solicited proposals, determined utility requirements, tabulated the information for Molycorp review, and offered a recommendation.

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