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Every week, we share various topics and information about developments in cyanide monitoring and process optimization aimed to give you a new perspective.

September 27, 2020

Mining 4.0: Innovation and digital transformation in mining

‍The term Mining 4.0 came from Industry 4.0, described as the fourth industrial revolution that is likely to impact most industries.

September 17, 2020

The Cyanide Code: Moving towards a safer and more sustainable way of mining gold

We were glad to have Christine Blackmore, Associate Director at Wardell Armstrong International and ICMI-accredited Lead Auditor for the cyanide code, join us as a guest speaker in our last webinar.

September 11, 2020

Key takeaways from interview with Chemours (Part 2 of 2)

In the second part of the interview with Chemours, we dived into the topic of how CyanoGuard's solution helps mines with their compliance, reporting and environmental protection efforts.

September 3, 2020

Key takeaways from interview with Chemours (Part 1 of 2)

In our interview with Chemours, we discussed how novel technologies like CyanoGuard's can radically improve the well-established gold cyanidation process and help gold mines to become more efficient.

August 28, 2020

Cyanide-free gold leaching: A future alternative for gold recovery?

The use of cyanide in gold recovery has been a controversial topic in the face of social and environmental concerns, especially after spillage accidents as seen in Baia Mare in 2000. We explore some questions around cyanide-free gold leaching to get an understanding of this controversy and what it means for mining companies.

August 20, 2020

The alternative to automated online analysers for cyanide monitoring

Automated online analysers were first commercially installed at the end of the 1980s. While some utilise the principle similar to spectrophotometry, recent technologies are commonly based on the potentiometric endpoint using silver nitrate titration.

August 13, 2020

Challenges to silver nitrate titration in gold leaching

Silver nitrate titration has been one of the most commonly used methods in measuring free cyanide in gold leaching processes. However, the method is time-consuming and often do not produce reliable results.

August 6, 2020

Is your cyanide monitoring supporting your cloud-first strategy?

Cloud-based solutions reduce complexity and streamline operations, which can help to accelerate gold production and enhance mine site performance.

July 30, 2020

Interview with CTO of CyanoGuard, Mathias Cherbuin, on product development and its Swissness

The term “Swiss Made” was initially coined in the late 19th century for watches made in Switzerland. As the name often represents an assurance in product quality, reliability, and precision, it is also primarily adopted across other industries like engineering and software.