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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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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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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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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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Western Spirit Foundation: host and founder of the 2021 Eureka Gold Rush Games™

The inaugural Eureka Gold Rush Games took place on June 26-27 at the Eureka County Fair Grounds. This new event celebrates Northern Nevada’s rich mining history with 1800s-style competitions such as the Men and Women’s Single Jack where each contestant drills a hole in solid rock, using only a cold piece of steel and a…

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Recognizing Your Safety Heroes

When adversity arises, heroes appear. Not the kind of heroes that wear capes, but heroes that wear PPE, uniforms, badges and stethoscopes. 2021 has been designated ‘The Year of the Safety Hero,’ by the National Safety Council, and with National Safety Month (June) coming to a close, Cyanco encourages everyone to recognize these everyday heroes…

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Electrical Safety

The number of OSHA violations, injuries and fatalities by electrocution clearly shows us that electricity is a major hazard for workers in industrial, maintenance and construction settings. Most electricity-related incidents are caused by: Failure to recognize electrical hazards before contacting an energized source (conductors and circuits, damaged or bare wires, defective equipment or tools)  Improper…

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Workplace Falls

With June being National Safety Month – now is a great time to make sure your employees are up to date with fall prevention awareness and training. Fatalities caused by falls continue to be a top cause of death for US industrial and construction employees. According to the US Department of Labor, 15% of all…

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Five-Year View of Workplace Injuries & Fatalities in the U.S.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the number of workplace injuries has remained largely unchanged over the last several years (including 2020 data). However, the number of fatal workplace injuries has increased over that same time. The number of fatal workplace accidents has increased each year since 2016, with theleading cause of…

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National Safety Month

June 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of America’s National Safety Month (NSM), which was originally designated in 1996 by the National Safety Council as a way to reduce the number of workplace injuries and deaths in the U.S. by creating awareness around key safety issues. The program has since expanded its scope to saving lives and preventing injuries on the…

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