Separation processes by single-stage deep fluidized bed continuous ion exchange

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 73, No. 815, 1980

B.H. LUCAS, Assistant Section HeadExtractive Metallurgy Section, Ore Processing Laboratory, CANMET, EMR, Ottawa

This paper describes the development and application of single-stage fluidized bed continuous ion exchange to the following processes: removal of base metals from mine water; cyanide removal from gold mill waste; uranium removal from sulphuric acid leach liquor; and uranium removal from mine water.
Keywords: Hydrometallurgy, Ion exchange, Fluidized beds, Cyanide removal, Gold mill waste, Uranium removal, Sulphuric acid, Resin, Mine water treatment, Dome Mines Limited, Denison Mines Limited, Beaverlodge Mine.