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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Impressions from MINExpo

The 2021 MINExpo® show took place this month in Las Vegas, promising showgoers they would find new ways to reduce cost, improve safety and increase productivity and efficiency.   As advertised, the event was jam-packed with valuable information and views from opinion-leaders, alongside the latest and greatest mining equipment and technology advances on display. Hear…

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Automated Demand Sensing and Planning Application

Cyanco is rolling out its new Automated Demand Sensing and Planning application for mine site tank monitoring! Comprised of on-site tank telemetry sensors and new software implemented on the Cyanco side, 70% of U.S. customers are already up and running on the new platform. The remaining 30% are awaiting installation of their tank sensors to…

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Cyanco and Cycladex Announce Strategic Technology Commercialization Partnership

Cyanco and Cycladex Announce Strategic Technology Commercialization Partnership Joint goal to further develop an additional environmentally-friendly gold recovery technology Houston, Texas – Cyanco, a leading global producer of mineral extraction technologies, announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with Cycladex, Ltd., the developer of a newly-patented process to rapidly recover gold and silver.…

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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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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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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 Announces Latest Cyanide Capacity Expansion

Additional Capacity, Flexibility and Reliability to Serve North American and Global Markets Winnemucca, Nevada, September 26, 2018 – Cyanco announced today that it is further expanding capacity at the company’s flagship Winnemucca, Nevada plant – the world’s largest sodium cyanide production facility. Cyanco’s investment to install 35,000 metric tons of annual solid cyanide capacity will…

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