New means of gold recovery being explored, as mercury ban nears

The export of mercury from the United States will be banned from January 1 and could result in higher prices for the chemical here as well safer usage.

The United States is ranked as one of the world’s top exporters of mercury and the ban will remove a significant amount of mercury from the global market, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency. Currently,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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