The ASCT project is performing research toward  improvement in Cu recovery and mechanisms potentially inhibiting leaching of Au at the LaRonde Mine in Quebec. 

The ASCT project is performing research into factors controlling Au adsorption on carbonaceous material from the CIP circuit at Barricks Golden Sunlight Mine, Montana.

The Canadian Mining Industry Research Organization (CAMIRO), is an industry-based, not-for-profit, collaborative research broker for Canada’s vibrant industrial mining sector. CAMIRO is engaged in the ASCT project to facilitate communication and organization between resaerchers and sponsors.

To address the technical challenges of the project, the research providers (will rely on COREM, an international research consortium based in Québec City, to provide technical support linking the various industry sponsors with the research providers.

The ASCT project is working with metallurgists from the Strathcona Mill, Subury toward PGM recovery improvement and sphalerite depression at the Matagami Mine in Quebec.

The members of the ASCT project are looking into opportunities to improve Nb recovery from the Niobec Mine, Quebec. The team will investigate control measures to limit ganguge inclusion and value added mineral loss during flotation.

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The ASCT project is performing research toward  improvement in the flotation selectivity between sphalerite (Zn) and chalcopyrite (Cu) at the Red Dog flotation operation, Alaska.

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