Environmental Hazard: Turning Tailings Trash To Treasure,
Aug 23, 2016· DRD Gold is one of the first South African companies to abandon traditional mining to focus on extracting gold from tailings. New technology allows the company to recover up to 40 percent of the gold left in particle form in tailings. DRD Gold extracted 33,600 ounces of gold, worth nearly US$40 million, in the last quarter of 2013.Itronics Inc. (ITRO) – Rock Kleen - Death, Taxes and Mine,,Sep 09, 2020· For comparison, South Africa was once the world’s largest gold producer (currently 8th), and today, many of South Africa’s gold ounces are recovered by processing gold mine tailings. As far as the U.S. is concerned, it is currently the world’s fourth largest gold producer, yet surprisingly, zero gold ounces are produced by processing mine,It Started With An Idea | New Gold Recovery,Instead of only going after gold nuggets and flakes, we examined the subject of mineral extraction at a microscopic level. With our proprietary, proven and cost effective technology we are able to extract up to 90% (or more) of the gold present in mine tailings. Developing the technology and proving it could be done was only the first step.