Meet the latest Cyanco Star

Check out the latest Cyanco Star, Leo Martinez – our Manager in Latin America – who is making contributions every day to our company and our customers.   CYANCO STAR:  Leo Martinez, Manager, Latin America Day-to-Day Responsibilities:  Every day is different in this job! I serve as company liaison with distributors, agents and mining companies…

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Meet the latest Cyanco Stars

Cyanco’s most important asset is its people – and we believe in regularly recognizing their great work! Check out two of Cyanco’s ‘Stars,’ who are making tremendous contributions to our company – and customers – every day.   CYANCO STAR: Tawnya Plascencia, Accounting, Winnemucca Professional History: “I have lived in Nevada for most of my…

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Cyanco CEO, Michael Lefenfeld, Looks Ahead to 2021

With 2021 in full swing, Cyanco is looking forward to a year filled with strong partnerships, record production and mutual prosperity. Like every supplier across the globe, Cyanco was challenged by the pandemic and we fought to keep our employees safe, while continuing to serve our customers. We’re proud to say that despite last year’s…

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Mining Industry Plays Big Role in COVID Relief

Since its beginnings in 1990, Cyanco has been a proud member of this industry, and has always strived to be a good neighbor in support of our local communities. This has never been truer than today, as we continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic together. The mining industry’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been…

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Counting the Days, Counting the Ways

In 1990 Alta Gold and MSI Group merged to create Cyanco, a company anchored by a single manufacturing line in Winnemucca, Nevada. At that time, Nevada’s gold and silver mining sector was on a steep growth curve, and Cyanco’s founders saw an opportunity to serve those mines with a new solution and unparalleled service. That…

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John Jimenez Celebrates His 30-Year Anniversary at Cyanco!

Congratulations to John Jimenez – one of Cyanco’s longest-tenured employees – on his 30th anniversary with the company! A few weeks ago, John, one of our longest-tenured employees, marked his 30th anniversary with Cyanco. We couldn’t imagine the workplace without you!  

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Cyanco Receives Union Pacific’s Pinnacle Transportation Award

Cyanco has been recognized for its 2019 transportation safety performance with the Union Pacific (UP) Railroad Chemical Transportation Safety Pinnacle Award. This annual award honors companies for successfully implementing prevention and corrective plans to eliminate Non-Accident Releases (NARs) for shipments of regulated hazardous materials. To be eligible for the award, a company must ship at…

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Chrome Books for Humboldt County School District

Since its beginnings in 1990, Cyanco has believed that we must be the best neighbors possible in support of our local communities. This has never been truer than today, as we continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Cyanco has embraced several opportunities in recent months to support coronavirus relief efforts in Houston, TX, Cadillac, Quebec…

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Cyanco’s Total System Assessment Project

Cyanco worked with a number of customers to complete a complimentary Total System Assessment to improve their cyanide circuit. The goal was to complete a comprehensive process survey (from ore processing through mineral extraction and detox, if appropriate) and identify potential continuous improvement projects that will increase operating efficiencies, reduce costs and/or improve gold or…

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Cyanco COVID-19 Update

Good Neighbors The mining industry has a proud heritage of giving back to the communities where they conduct business.  Since its beginnings in 1990 as a regional chemical producer, Cyanco has held this same belief: we must be the best neighbor possible in support of our local communities. After all, Cyanco is not just a…

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