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Caso de Estudio

Water

At GMexico, we are seeking to attain efficient management of resources, for which we have implemented plans for use and management that incorporate the principles of the reduction, reuse, and recycling of the resources we use, these being electrical power, fuels, and water, mainly.

 

Reuse of recovered water

The concentrators are the part of our mining operations that use the most water. This water is used to move tailing (waste) to the dam, and from there the water is pumped to be used again in the same concentration process.

 

We are working towards using less and less fresh water and, for now, we have achieved a less than 5% initial water loss on the production process.

 

Mining Division

Environmental Indicators 2008 Increase
Volume of fresh water consumed (millions of m3) 78.6 Incremento 8%
Efficiency in water consumption (percentage of total consumption that is recovered water) 73% N/A

 

 

Consumption of Recovered Water SCC 2008

Consumo de Agua

 

 

Transportation Division

FERROMEX Y FERROSUR
Environmental Indicators 2008 Variation from last year
Volume of fresh water consumed ( m3) 113,995 Decremento (3%)

 

PDF CONSULT OUR REPORT ON WATER FOR THE MINING DIVISION

 

PDF CONSULT OUR REPORT ON WATER FOR THE TRANSPORTATION DIVISION