GIW Mining

Slurry pump innovation: Increasing the cost-effectiveness of oil sands tailings management

Oil sands hold vast growth potential for crude oil production amid declining output from conventional fields and the slow pace of new discoveries. To meet this demand, and service the unique requirements of oil sands production and tailings pond dewatering, KSB has developed a new range of specialist slurry pumps. In an exclusive Q&A, Mollie Timmerman, Oil Sands Business Development Manager at GIW Industries, discusses the company’s latest innovations.