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Real Science for a cleaner environment

SciDev delivers bespoke professional services, engineering and chemistry solutions

SciDev’s bespoke solutions focus on reducing the production of wastewater from industrial processes across a range of industries. We deliver sustainable chemistry, application and dosage optimisation that reduce processing costs, eliminate poor performance and reduce wastewater production. Our services can be utilised in a range of industries including Mining, Oil & Gas, Construction and Water Treatment.


Our range of proprietary chemicals and polymers delivers highly effective bespoke solutions to our customers across a range of industries.


SciDev’s in-house know-how and IP is used to build bespoke equipment solutions to support our customers' solid liquid processing and water treatment requirements.

Professional Services

Our workforce of highly skilled engineers and chemists engage with our customers to thoroughly understand our customers' needs.

Servicing mineral processing across a range of commodities

SciDev is an industry leader in solid liquid separation in the mineral processing sector. Our chemistries and professional services maximise the operational performance of mineral processing systems and ensure minimal water is passed as waste into the tailings circuit.

Reducing the amount of waste water processed in onshore oil and gas operations

Our products provide superior friction reduction capabilities, even when using saltwater or high brine water.  We focus on increasing the utilisation of recycled water in onshore oil and gas production helping companies meet their environmental regulations, limit usage of fresh water, reduce costs and improve their operational performance.

Limiting the amount of water contained in excavated soil and improving the operational performance of sub-surface construction activities

SciDev's professional services, complemented by our bespoke chemical supply, operate in a number of ways to solve issues within the construction and infrastructure sectors including:

  • Maximising the efficiency of Tunnel Boring Machine excavation in soft and hard ground
  • Improving spoil / sludge management to reduce handling and disposal costs
  • Maximising the return of clean water to the operation
  • Bulk reagent management and application 


SciDev works with a range of municipalities and government agencies exploring options for water recycling and processing

SciDev is a leading supplier of products for the treatment of water and wastewater in the industrial, food and beverage, and municipal sectors covering a diverse range of applications including:

  • Potable water clarification
  • Municipal sewage dewatering
  • Process water treatment
  • Sludge dewatering
  • Pre-treatment for reverse osmosis

We've been giving advice and finding solutions for wastewater treatment and sludge dewatering since 2001

SciDev’s chemistries and professional services can be utilised across a range of other sectors such as power generation, manufacturing and the dairy industries.

Professional services

SciDev’s team of highly skilled engineers engage with our customer to understand their requirements & specific chemical challenges.

Project targeting
0-3 months
Professional services development and tender
3-6 months
Trial purchase order
6-12 months
Product & services review
12-18 months
Commercial contract

The strategic opportunity

SciDev’s chemistry and professional services are not homogenous. Our world-class technical staff design bespoke chemical solutions and applications that specifically meet our customers' requirements. Global chemical sales in the verticals we operate in are significant. Our level of customer engagement coupled with a world class manufacturing and supply chain will allow SciDev to continue to increase its market share.

  • $2.5 billion

    Onshore oil and gas in North America

  • $2 billion

    Global mineral processing

  • $5.6 billion

    Municipal water treatment

  • $2 billion

    Infrastructure, construction and industrial water treatment

See how we can develop a bespoke solution for your business

Our highly skilled staff thrive by working on challenging problems associated with water. Contact us now to see how we can provide a solution for your specific needs.

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