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Feb 25 2011 · What is Acid Mine Drainage AMD why is it such a serious threat to South Africa and more importantly WHY has been it been silenced and kept under wraps by the mining industry and South African government for so long Acid mine drainage AMD is the flow or seepage of polluted water from old mining areas Depending on the area the water may contain toxic heavy metals and ...We are a professional mining machinery manufacturer, the main equipment including: jaw crusher, cone crusher and other sandstone equipment;Ball mill, flotation machine, concentrator and other beneficiation equipment; Powder Grinding Plant, rotary dryer, briquette machine, mining, metallurgy and other related equipment. which can crush all kinds of metal and non-metallic ore, also can be dry grinding and wet grinding.If you are interested in our products or want to visit the nearby production site, you can click the button below to consult us.Welcome to our factory to test machine for free!

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