electrowinning

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electrowinning

[i¦lek·trō′win·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Extracting metal from solutions by electrochemical processes.
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Nickel and copper are then separated, purified and recovered as metallic cathode via standard solvent extraction, electro winning (SX-EW) technology.
Infrastructure construction on the site includes heap leaching pads, back up ponds, solvent extraction, electro winning plants and offices.
We have also uncovered a proven electro winning process that will recover more gold and dramatically more silver than conventional methods at an operating cost of about ten cents an ounce.