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Nordchem bolts Soltimum and Soltiflot onto mining chemicals offering

Nordchem, a Canada-based mining chemical company, has announced the acquisition of the product lines Soltimum and Soltiflot, a specialty line of industrial chemical additives.

As one of its goals is to offer a complete set of chemical solutions to meet customers’ industrial challenges, this acquisition will strengthen Nordchem’s solutions portfolio offering in the marketplace, it said.

Just some of the solutions Nordchem offers the mining industry include flotation collectors, explosive emulsifiers, haul road dust control products, coal transport dust control products and fertiliser plant additives.

SciDev chemistry receives the thumbs up from Phoenix Process Equipment

SciDev Limited says it has received a large commercial order from Phoenix Process Equipment to use its chemistry in the US-based company’s mineral processing and oil & gas processes.

SciDev chemistry, manufactured by Nuoer, has been qualified by Phoenix for the use in these processes under a heads of agreement (HoA) signed between the parties in August 2019.

Phoenix is a private company based in Kentucky, USA and is focused on the design, fabrication and production of efficient and reliable technology for tailings dewatering, liquid solid separation and slurry and sludge separation, SciDev said.

It provides mining and mineral processing technology to mineral process circuits for the classification, separation and dewatering of minerals and water recycling and dewatering technologies for waste management.

The new order from Phoenix is for around $1.4 million of product, representing some three months of stock under the HoA.

The chemistry will be manufactured by SciDev’s partner, Nuoer China, with product expected to be onsite with Phoenix in March 2020.

SciDev Managing Director and CEO, Lewis Utting, said: “As we continue partnering with strong, reliable counterparties like Phoenix, opportunities will continue to emerge that are value accretive to all parties.

“The order demonstrates the growing opportunity for SciDev products and professional services in the large North American market.”