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Compliments to Soilvision Systems and to MetSoc who mistakenly call their site Heap Leeching—which is really rather different from Leaching. Compliments are due because these two sites come up before LeachMine in a Google search with keywords “heap leach pad.” Actually the misspelling “leech” is perpetrated by other companies as well—you can easily find them via a Google search with the obvious keywords “heap leech.” Read the rest of this entry »
I recommend the name of the chemical be changed. Only thus will the mining industry be able to avoid the lurid and spectacular connotations associated with the word cyanide that arise from new items like these: Read the rest of this entry »
You could spend a life time reading the many Google hits on cyanide and mining: 836,000 of them. There are no doubt as many sites pro and there are sites con cyanide, mining, living, loving, and the rest. The one with the nicest pictures is from Montana; you may not like the way they gloat that Montana is the only state in the nation to ban cyanide heap leaching—but the pictures are beautiful. Read the rest of this entry »