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The tiny West Australian town of Menzies is the setting for a gold processing demonstration plant that aims to reinvigorate small gold miners with a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly alternative to cyanide. TONY HESELEV reports

A low cost demonstration plant for technology that can overcome the environmental risks and regulatory barriers associated with the use of cyanide in gold recovery, could hold the key to unlocking stranded Australian deposits.

The demonstration plant, which will open in 2018, is at the centre of a collaboration between CSIRO and small producer Nu-Fortune Gold.

The plant is being built in the West Australian goldfields at Menzies, 130 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie, where Nu-Fortune Gold leases the old stamp battery site from Perth Mint and currently produces small-scale gold bars with a mill and gravity circuit.

Read the full article here: www.csiro.au/en/Research/MRF/Areas/Resourceful-magazine/Issue-13/Golden-alternative

 

 

   

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