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MIRARCO to advance bioleaching technology with new funding

Sudbury-based MIRARCO Mining Innovation will use a US$206,000 (C$280,000) grant from the Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator (MICA) Network to develop the tailings targeting technology.

 The proprietary technology aims to treat pyrrhotite to recover nickel and cobalt. Photo: MIRARCO

The proprietary technology aims to treat pyrrhotite to recover nickel and cobalt. Photo: MIRARCO

The cash infusion will be used to complete a pilot plant for BacTech Environmental's novel bioleaching process. The proprietary technology aims to treat pyrrhotite to recover nickel and cobalt for the...

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