Cleaning the Earth, Recovering Gold

SRI profitably recovers gold, lithium, copper, zinc, lead, arsenic, silver, and more from abandoned waste rock piles.  We do this by removing rocks with toxic sulphides before they leach sulphuric acid and toxic metals into your streams and water tables.

The Technology

Dual Energy X-Ray Transmission technologies allow us to differentiate between rocks based on small fluctuations in density profiles created by the presence of sulphide (or sulfide) minerals.  Full scale mobile processing plants can process 100-200 tonnes per hour.

Sulphide minerals break down in the presence of air and water creating sulphuric acid and releasing the metals contained.  In many gold projects the rocks containing sulphides also contain the gold.  By cleaning up toxic rock piles we are inadvertently creating a high grade waste product that can usually more than pay for the cost of processing and cleanup.

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Arsenopyrite

As an arsenic sulphide this mineral releases dissolved arsenic along with sulphuric acid into streams and water tables.  Arsenopyrite is commonly found in high grade gold deposit waste piles.

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Galena

This lead sulphide releases dissolved lead into water with it's sulphuric acid.

Lead has many productive uses if it can be removed safely.  Galena is very common in high grade silver deposit waste piles.

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Pyrite

The most common sulphide mineral, pyrite is found in most gold and base metals deposits.

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Others

Bornite, chalcopyrite, sphalerite, pyrrhotite and many others leach acid and metals from old waste rock piles.

Profitable

Sustainable

Reliable

100 and 200 tonne per hour sorting plant designs have been proven by our staff at several operations to be effective at removing sulphides and concentrating valuable metals.  Sulphides can be treated at pre-existing facilities where valuable metals will be separated for payment, and sulphides will be safely disposed of.

SRI has some of the world's leading experts in crushing screening and ore sorting.  The deep pool of engineering and production experience ensures design and operations support will be of the highest standards.

Massive potential

Our Partners

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Want to invest or have a pile to process? Let's talk!

With Series A funding getting underway this is the ideal time to invest! 

If you have a waste pile with significant value, this is the time to reserve a date to recover that metal value for your shareholders.

1500+

Waste piles from metals mines in British Columbia alone.

20K+

Mine rock piles in Canada and the USA

1T+

A Trillion USD in untapped local metal value in Can/USA

160+

Additional countries with waste piles

2T+

In global potential environmental benefits