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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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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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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Improved Packaging for Solid Sodium Cyanide

Cyanco is excited to announce a significant upgrade to its wooden boxes that will save our Solids customers time and money, improve the safety of their box-handling, and reduce product damage in transit. In our continuous efforts to improve the safety and quality of our shipments, we have taken the following steps to improve our…

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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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A solid new cyanide solution for Africa

HOUSTON – Jan 2, 2014 – Cyanco, the largest global producer of sodium cyanide with a total capacity of 148,000 metric tons, is pleased to announce its strategic new partnership for Africa with Nowata Limited a Metallurgical Consultancy and Mining Reagent Supplier, a distributor with a 30-year history of delivering cyanide across the continent. Focusing…

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Cyanco announces plans to build a new sodium cyanide plant at Ascend’s site in Alvin, Texas

HOUSTON – April 27, 2011 – Cyanco Holding Corporation (“Cyanco”) and Ascend Performance Materials (“Ascend”) today announce plans for Cyanco to construct a new 55,000 metric ton per year sodium cyanide plant at Ascend’s Alvin, Texas site. Cyanco and Ascend have executed long-term agreements under which Ascend will supply hydrogen cyanide, utilities and services to…

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Cyanco announces completion of Nevada expansion

1888 days ago RENO – April 25, 2011 – Cyanco Holding Corporation (“Cyanco”) announced today that it completed two expansion projects at its sodium cyanide plant in Winnemucca, Nevada, thereby increasing total production capacity from 40,000 to 70,000 tonnes per year. This completes the company’s effort, which was initiated two years ago, to increase Cyanco’s…

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