Cyanco and i-80 Gold proudly sponsor hands-on science education and research opportunities for area high school students

Launched in 2021, the STEM Sisters program provides an opportunity for local high school students to participate in independent research at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). Jamie Voyles, associate professor of biology at UNR, started STEM Sisters in 2021 with funding from her National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, with the goal of providing…

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Cyanco Attends the 2022 Future Minerals Forum

Team Cyanco at King Abdulaziz International Conference Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the 2023 Future Minerals Forum. Find out why raw material suppliers like Cyanco are playing such a critical role in the future Circular Economy.

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Supporting STEM and Promoting a Modernized View of Mining

By Michael Lefenfeld, CEO Cyanco One of the challenges the overall mining industry faces is the relatively small number of female engineers available on the jobs market today, so Cyanco has become increasingly involved in supporting STEM initiatives, with a focus on encouraging more young women along the STEM path, like the new STEM Sisters…

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Women in Business

By Michael Lefenfeld, CEO Cyanco LET’S LOOK AT THE NUMBERS Cyanco has been successful in achieving diversity through the employment of women. At the leadership level, 43% of our team is female, including our COO, Michele Duttlinger, Chief of Staff, Kate Carney and Director of HR, Amy Olivares. Not only are they the best people…

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Achieving Diversity in Your Workforce

By Michael Lefenfeld, CEO Cyanco Companies today often talk about diversity and the need to create a diverse workforce. This is validated by research that shows employers who invest in diversity outperform their competitors. Why? Because recruiting and retaining a heterogenous staff is more reflective of today’s global marketplace, and it enables companies to develop…

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SME Annual Conference & Expo: MINEXCHANGE 2022

The 2022 SME Annual Conference & Expo, MINEXCHANGE, took place earlier this month in Salt Lake City, UT, featuring a wide variety of technical sessions and speakers combined with an expansive exhibit hall. According to Cyanco’s Director of Applied Technology, Roy Norcross, thousands of mining professionals from around the world were in attendance. Roy and…

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Cyanco Takes Part in the Future Minerals Summit 2022

A few weeks ago, Cyanco’s CEO, Michael Lefenfeld, traveled to Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to speak at the inaugural Future Minerals Forum. The event welcomed approximately 2,000 leaders and influencers from the global mining industry to a conversation about the growth potential for minerals and metal mining in the regions encompassing the…

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Economic Development in Rural Nevada

In Northern Nevada, the mining industry, including Cyanco, takes an active role in supporting the region’s economy. The mines and their suppliers provide many local jobs, as well as support for the schools, hospitals and small businesses in the surrounding communities. Cyanco had a chance to catch up with Jan Morrison, the Economic Development Officer…

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Cyanco Cyanide Safety Training

As COVID continues to affect our industry – and the world at large – Cyanco wants to remind its valued customers that our safety specialists are always available for on-site, in-person cyanide training. For more than 30 years, ensuring your mine’s safe handling of cyanide has been part of Cyanco’s foundational service to you. Today, we continue to visit…

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