Mining

Quadra is a reliable and trusted supplier to the mining and mineral processing industry. In collaboration with our world class manufacturing partners, Quadra offers mining reagents and process aids, as well as technical services and support to help overcome challenges in this market.

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The mining and mineral processing industry is facing considerable new challenges today. The demand
for minerals and metals in our society is constantly increasing. However, ore bodies which are rich and
easy to process are diminishing rapidly.

In order to successfully operate and remain competitive, the
industry needs to continuously evolve and work with supplier partners who can help them to meet and
overcome these new challenges.

Quadra offers an extensive range of mining and mineral processing reagents, processing aids, and technical support.

 

 

Product Portfolio

Our mining & mineral processing product portfolio includes:

  • Drying Aids
  • Flocculants
  • Coagulants
  • Heavy Metal Precipitants
  • High Molecular Weight Frothers
  • Dust Control
  • Freeze Control
  • Scale Inhibitors
  • PAX
  • Lead Chloride & Nitrate
  • Manganous Oxide
  • Diluents
  • Ceramic Grinding Media
  • Xanthates

  • Specialty Collectors
  • Flotation Oils & Froth Flotation Reagents
  • MIBC
  • Methyl Isobutyl Carbinol
  • Copper / Cupric Sulphate
  • SMBS – Sodium Metabisulphite
  • Sodium Cyanide
  • Activated Carbon
  • Pine Oil 
  • Polyglycol Frothers
  • Flotation Activators
  • Flotation Depressants
  • Dispersants
  • Defoamers

Over the past 30 years, Quadra has cemented itself as a reliable and trusted supplier to the mining and
mineral processing industry. In collaboration with our world class manufacturing partners, Quadra has
been offering reagents and services which can help mining companies to increase their recovery rates,
improve their concentrate grades, optimize their operating costs and diminish the impact that their
operations have on the environment.

Technical Support Services

Our Technical Support Group is a unique team of experienced metallurgists and technicians who provide
services and support in this highly specialized market segment. We’re experienced in all aspects of mining challenges – gold, uranium & mineral processing, leaching, extracting, and whatever else you are challenged with. We can help to optimize your process,
troubleshoot your plant, perform laboratory bench scale evaluations, assist in plant trials and provide
operator training.

Services include:

  • Hydrodynamic frother audits
  • Lab testing and reagent evaluation
  • On-site technical support and training
  • Plant trial assistance
  • Process optimization and troubleshooting

We also understand that due to the remote nature of the mining industry, security of supply is of the
outmost importance. Leveraging our state of the art facilities and rail terminals located across Canada,
we hold inventory for your critical reagent needs as well as offer custom blending and custom packaging
solutions which can meet your specific requirements.

Download Our Mining Product List

Mining Reagents Product List

 

 

Subindustries / Market Segments

Base Metals

Quadra’s team and our supplier partners have extensive knowledge and experience extracting copper, molybdenum, zinc, lead and nickel from ore. We offer a full range of reagents which can help you to achieve and exceed your recovery targets.

Potash

Potash is an essential crop nutrient and is the mineral which feeds the world. Whether the potash is extracted by flotation or solution mined, Quadra is partnered with world class suppliers that can bring new and innovative solutions to this highly specialized market.

Precious Metals

This market segment includes operations which mine gold, silver and platinum group metals. From CIP and CIL leaching reagents to froth flotation chemistry, we offer a wide range of products and services which can help you to extract the most out of your ore.

Uranium

Yellow cake is seen by most as the mineral which will help meet the world’s future demand for energy. Whether you are looking for solvent extraction reagents or water treatment chemistry, Quadra and our supplier partners can meet your specific requirements.

Water Treatment

Quadra offers an extensive array of products for various industrial and municipal markets. Our industry- specific coverage connects us to virtually all areas of treatment demand. And our strong supplier relationships ensure that the most effective options are offered.