Sensmet Ltd, Finland has won the real-time water monitoring challenge of M-Start competition organised by the Brazilian Mining Hub open innovation initiative. Mining Hub is supported by leading mining companies in the world. Nearly 200 competition proposals were submitted to the M-Start programme call. The program included five different themes and Sensmet’s cutting-edge real-time water analyser was selected as the winner under the water management theme. Next, Sensmet enters proof-of-concept phase with Vale S.A. who are one of the world’s largest mining companies.
Sensmet has developed breakthrough water analyser that can provide a quantitative live overview of the mine’s water quality at sub-part-per-million sensitivity. Sensmet analyser can perform quantitative and simultaneous analysis of multiple metals and water parameters such as turbidity and total hydrocarbons every minute. The sensitivity and automated operation of the Sensmet advanced water analyser opens totally new opportunities to improve water management in several industries such as mining.
Key benefits of the Sensmet water analyser include