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Canada invests in cyanide recycling tech

Program aims to make gold mining more sustainable, efficient Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – August 12, 2020

In its ongoing support of a clean, sustainable, and competitive mining sector, the Canadian government is investing C$2.1 million into a project to recover and recycle cyanide after the chemical is used to recover gold from mined ore.

Cyanide is a chemical compound used to recover gold by dissolving the metal into a solution that is run through processes that extract the dissolved gold. The leftov...


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