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Reducing risk is good for business. Envirofluid chemistries reduce Health & Safety risks, and WHS and environmental compliance costs. Safer substances mean easier and more efficient handling, increasing productivity and reducing waste.

Read the stories below to find out how Envirofluid has helped mining related industries solve site issues whilst driving down costs.



Cost Savings and Superior Results with a Biobased Limescale Remover
Coal Mine

14th March 2014 | descaling, limescale cleaner, limescale remover

A coal mine in Mackay was faced with a fire system that was blocked with a limescale build-up. Triple7 Enviroscale Plus easily broke down the scale, outperforming the previously used hydrochloric acid based product. Using the biobased product also removed the risk of corrosion or damage to elastomeric surfaces during the flush.

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Cooling Tower Limescale Treatment with Minimal Downtime and Increased Safety
Rio Tinto

4th February 2014 | descaling, limescale cleaner

Envirofluid was able to provide Rio Tinto with a worksafe organic acid blend which was guaranteed to not erode metal surfaces or create waste water treatment issues. This limescale cleaner achieved optimum descaling without dismantling any item on the system and the wastewater flush was able to be used as a road dust suppressant without further treatment.

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Complete Oily Water Separation Resulting in Enormous Cost Savings
Mining & Resources

30th January 2014 | oil water separation, wastewater, quick break degreaser

With the help of Envirofluid, this major mining company eliminated a major cost burden associated with its rail operation. By implementing our quick break degreaser technology FMG dramatically increased its oil water separator efficiency, improved cleaning results and protected worker health.

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Removing Toxic Butyl Cellosolve From Train Cleaning Operations
Major Australian Mining Company

4th October 2013 | Butyl Cellosolve

A major Australian mining company eliminated a dangerous cleaning chemical from site, increased output, improved worker health and reduced costs with the use of Triple7 Heavy Duty. Find out more ...

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Improved Parts Cleaning Results & Worker Health with Lower Costs
Large Mining Company

14th August 2013 | parts cleaning

With the help of Envirofluid, this mining company identified and mitigated a major health risk while reducing costs and improving cleaning results. In line with emerging national WHS standards it achieved this result at the top of the risk control hierarchy by substituting dangerous products with safe ones thus removing the threats entirely.

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