Solvay expands U.S. facility to meet global copper demand

Solvay confirmed expansion plans for its Mount Pleasant, Tenn., facility in December that will increase copper solvent extraction (SX) product capacity by about 20%. The company said the copper market is projected to surge over the next 10 years from a number of end-use industries, which has led to growing demand from mining operations for its ACORGA and ACORGA OPT…

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Solving Problems Through Chemistry

When It Comes To Improving Efficiency, Profitability And Sustainability In A Challenging Market, The Suppliers Of Mining Chemicals Have More Than A Few Tricks Up Their Sleeve. By Jonathan Rowland As is often noted in the pages of mining trade publications, the industry is facing a broad range of challenges. Miners need to extract more to meet growing demand for metals and…

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