Cytec Industries Inc. (CYT) will be present at ALTA 2014 in Perth, Australia which is taking place on 24 to 31 May.

Cytec, with 100 years of mining experience, continues to lead the way with innovative chemistries and formulation expertise that enhances the recovery of valuable metals, lowers processing costs and delivers sustainable solutions to mine operations.

Cytec will present in the Uranium Rare Earth Elements session with a paper titled Solvent Extraction of Rare Earth Elements Using CYANEX® 572 extractant.

Tyler McCallum, technical specialist, Cytec MEP says: "We are excited to supply a new product offering for rare earth separations. CYANEX® 572 extractant can allow for significant operational cost savings in comparison to current rare earth extractants due to the acidity demand required for stripping."

For more information on Cytec’s mining products and technology please visit the company website.