MONTREAL, QUEBEC / TheNewswire / February 6, 2019 - Dundee Sustainable Technologies Inc. ("DST or the Corporation") (CSE: DST) is pleased to announce that it has filed a patent in Canada, the United States and China for the protection of the Corporation's cyanide free gold extraction technology. Patent Application entitled "A Method and a system for gold recovery from halogen extraction" has been filed and will become the foundation for protection of our cyanide free IP in these jurisdictions. This technology represents an enhancement of the Corporation's flagship technology and will be used to extend the life of the cyanide free patents in other jurisdictions.
Mr. Brian Howlett, President and CEO commented, "Management of DST is vey excited to be introducing our technology into China at this time. China has a very significant gold and base metals processing capacity and will be a key market going forward for our technologies."
As reported in a press release on December 18, 2018, DST has completed analysis of the samples received from our Chinese customer. Management is pleased to announce that the application of the Corporation's technology to the customer's concentrate resulted in an increased gold recovery of more than 10%, as compared to the traditional cyanide-in-leach process. The Corporation is seeking to move this project to the development phase in 2019.
DST has filed and been granted similar patents in the US and Canada and has filed other patent applications for the non-cyanide technology for several countries in Latin America, Europe and Africa.
About Dundee Sustainable Technologies, a corporation controlled by Dundee Corporation
The Corporation is engaged in the development and commercialization of environment-friendly technologies for the treatment of mineralized materials in the mining industry. Utilizing patented and proprietary technologies, DST works with its customers and partners to design and install extraction solutions for precious and base metals from mineralized material, concentrates and tailings. At the same time, DST stabilizes contaminants such as arsenic, antimony and cadmium which could not otherwise be extracted or stabilized with conventional processes because of metallurgical issues or environmental considerations.
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Dundee Sustainable Technologies
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