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Cyanco Announces New Analyzer Technology

Company invests in new ways to optimize and detoxify sodium cyanide Houston, Texas February 29, 2023 – Cyanco, the world’s largest producer of sodium cyanide, is pleased to announce it is expanding its portfolio of Cyanide Control Systems (CCS®) with a new colorimetric technology. For over three decades, Cyanco has offered its customers potentiometric technology…

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A Conversation with Roy Norcross, Director Applied Technology

Q:      Roy, you’ve been with Cyanco for over 30 years. How did you get started along this professional path? A:         I’ve been working on the enhancement of cyanide leaching and the destruction of cyanide since 1986, primarily as it relates to the extraction of gold from ore, using cyanide as a reagent. I started my…

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Suppliers of Choice in the Circular Economy

By Hartono Wijaya, Sr. VP of Business Development and Strategy The world is pivoting to the next phase of our global economy – the Circular Economy – with a focus on decarbonization and the preservation of resources. As we pivot, critical minerals and metals will be crucial to humankind’s success in everything from clean energy…

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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 Names Global Chemical Industry Veteran David Ming as Chief Executive Officer

Sugar Land, TX., February 24, 2023 – Cyanco, a leading global producer of mineral extraction technologies, today announced that David Ming has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Ming brings more than 30 years of leadership experience across the global industrial and chemical sectors, having served in a range of commercial, operations, and business…

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Connecting with Customers at Future Minerals Forum 2022

Cyanco’s Hartono Wijaya and Gregg Zoccola meet with customers in the exhibition hall of Future Minerals Forum to show customers how Cyanco can do more with less.

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Cyanide Optimization for Central Canadian Gold Mine

After commissioning, Cyanco was brought in to evaluate the cyanide consumption at a mine site to resolve issues related to an unusually large consumption of cyanide and dramatic cyanide fluctuations.

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ICMC Certification Compliance Assistance for South African Mine

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Improved Detox System for African Gold Mine

An open pit African gold mine with heap leach pads and mill processing capacity of 8,000 TPD, approached Cyanco during the engineering stage of a mill expansion. At the outset, SO2 for detoxification would have to be obtained from costly metabisulfite as transporting liquid SO2 was not feasible. Cyanco conducted the Phase 1 Test Work…

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Detoxification Circuit Design Assistance for North American Mine

A Nevada mine with a poorly running detox circuit had been shut down for several months. The customer requested a Cyanco review of the detox circuit prior to the mill’s and emphasized that they had a tight timeline that could not be disrupted. Cyanco ran a Phase 2 Circuit Design Review and subsequently a Phase…

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Cyanide Savings for a Mine in North America

Cyanco was approached during the production phase an open pit gold mine to improve the mine’s cyanide addition control problems. Cyanco designed a CCS with high analysis frequency and multiple sample points to control the various addition points. The results were automated to feed into the mill’s DCS system so the DCS could control the…

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