February 2020 - Clean Earth Technologies
Clean Earth partners with MetalsTech

MetalsTech partnership affirms potential of non-toxic gold recovery agent

On the 18th of February 2020, Clean Earth Technologies officially partnered with MetalsTech Limited (MTC), a gold exploration and development company based in Western Australia and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. This partnership is specifically focused on testing CET’s award-winning, non-toxic gold recovery agent for gold recovery at MTC’s Sturec Gold Project in Slovakia.…
Zimbabwean Illegal Mining

Artisanal mining crucial to reviving Zimbabwean industry

A large influx of illegal gold miners has cropped up in Zimbabwe, motivated by the country’s “worst economic crisis in a decade.” The immediate effects of this illegal mining are severe and threaten the health of the environment and nearby communities. Lungelo Ndhlovu writes for Reuters, “fervent gold rushes that can lead to violence and…
Geopolitics and Gold

Rising gold prices reveal rising dangers in mining operations

2019 has been a golden year for rising gold prices in many countries, but not, unfortunately, for the most innocent of reasons. The Yonhap News Agency reports that trade difficulties between the United States and China have led to “outstanding performance” from pure gold in Korea’s market—the retail price of one unit of gold in…
Clean Earth Flinders University Partnership

Australian breakthrough headed for world markets

Clean Earth Technologies has this week signed an Australian landmark agreement with Flinders University to commercialise a revolutionary clean-up solution for some of the world’s biggest environmental problems – oil spills, mercury pollution and fertiliser runoff. The company has formalised its partnership with the University’s Chalker Research Lab, acquiring a suite of patents and setting…
Zero tolerance for failure in tailings dams management

Tailings storage facilities need “clean” overhaul

With the health and safety focus shifting toward tailings storage facilities (TSF), the need for solutions for properly managing tailings is at an all-time high. An article published by Clean Mining, a part of the Clean Earth Technologies group, describes the danger of tailings dams in various mining sectors, which hold leftover materials used in…
Field Test - Artisanal Solution

Good riddance to mercury in gold mining

Clean Mining, a part of the Clean Earth Technologies group, has developed a proven solution that fully replaces mercury in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector. Mercury is a neurotoxic substance commonly used in extracting gold in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM). This practice comprises roughly 15 – 25% of all gold production,…