To dehydrate the former mine magma and the decrease exploratory shaft, the RCM team was of course faced with extracting and managing about 2 billion gallons of water and accumulated about 300 million gallons per year of new supply. The team’s goals were to achieve the safe drainage, in a fast and economically viable way, while protecting the environment and managing the interests of local actors. The team had to consider four options: deal with and solve, reverse osmosis, pon … Read more »

To dehydrate the former mine magma and the decrease exploratory shaft, the RCM team was of course faced with extracting and managing about 2 billion gallons of water and accumulated about 300 million gallons per year of new supply. The team’s goals were to achieve the safe drainage, in a fast and economically viable way, while protecting the environment and managing the interests of local actors. The team had to consider four options: deal with and solve, reverse osmosis, evaporation pond and irrigation pipeline. In choosing the best option, Salisbury and RCM had to consider the seriousness of the concerns of the stakeholders and the possibility of danger to the larger RCM project.
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Patricia H Werhane,
Michael E. Gorman,
Jenny Mead
Source: Darden School of Business
3 pages.
Release Date: 13 August 2012. Prod #: UV6495-PDF-ENG
Rio Tinto and the Resolution Copper Mining Joint Venture (B) dewatering the Magma mine HBR case solution

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