Sedgman teams up with enviroMETS Qld to find solutions for mining-impacted land

Sedgman says it will partner with enviroMETS Qld in 2023, supporting its mission to find innovative and sustainable repurposing, re-commercialising and remediation solutions to mining-impacted land.

A CIMIC Group company, Sedgman is a specialist in mineral processing and has experience designing and executing solutions for reducing tailings volumes in projects involving tailings reprocessing and dewatering.

enviroMETS Qld is an independent, industry led, not-for-profit, company established last year with a mission to find innovative and sustainable new ways to make mining impacted land more valuable to its current, and future custodians.

The Sedgman team has expertise in mine rehabilitation and will bring its experience to this opportunity to collaborate with government, researchers, mine owners and METS (mining equipment technology and service) companies to find solutions for abandoned mines that provide not only a rehabilitated landscape but also positive community and cultural legacies.

Sedgman said: “A low-emissions future isn’t possible without mining the key minerals to support renewable technologies. enviroMETS Qld and Sedgman will work to attract the best and brightest to join the industry to help deliver sustainable mining solutions in Queensland and globally.”

As part of the partnership, Sedgman will work towards enviroMETS Qld mission to support projects that deliver innovative mine closure solutions that leave a positive legacy.

Sedgman Managing Director, Grant Fraser, said: “We have a proud history of innovation, collaboration and sustainable solutions at Sedgman, and we are pleased to partner with enviroMETS Qld to support sustainable practices in the resources industry.”

enviroMETS Qld Executive Director, Allan Morton, said: “enviroMETS Qld is delighted that Sedgman is endorsing our mission with their partnering support. Having a respected Queensland-based and leading global industry solutions provider as part of our team enables us to take on a challenging problem with post mining land use with confidence.”