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I-80 Fund

Cyanco contributes to Nevada Gold Mines’ new I-80 Fund, providing relief and recovery loans to eligible businesses located along Nevada’s highway I-80 corridor.

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Cyanco Supports FIRST Robotics Championship

Cyanco supports the mining industry’s next generation of engineers, technicians and manufacturing professionals through FIRST Robotics.

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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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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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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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