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Last Updated: 2014-05-30

Kemetco Research Inc.

Company information

Legal Name:   Kemetco Research Inc.
Operating Name:   Kemetco Research Inc.
Mailing Address
445-5600 Parkwood Way
RICHMOND, British Columbia
V6V 2M2
Location Address
445-5600 Parkwood Way
RICHMOND, British Columbia
V6V 2M2
Telephone: (604) 273-3600
Fax: (604) 273-3609
Website URL: 

Contact information

Doug Warkentin
  Title:   Sr. Metallurgist
  Area of Responsibility:   Research/Development/Engineering
  Telephone:   (604) 788-4478
  Fax:   (604) 273-3609
Norm Chow
  Title:   Director - Chemical Process
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (604) 273-3600
  Fax:   (604) 273-3609


Company description

A provider of laboratory testing, contract research and technology development services for the resource industries. Areas of expertise include mineral processing, extractive metallurgy, biohydrometallrgy, mine water treatment, electrochemistry and specialty chemical analysis.  
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Exporting: Yes  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 541710 - Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering and Life Sciences
Alternate Industries (NAICS): 541330 - Engineering Services
541380 - Testing Laboratories
541990 - All Other Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Primary Business Activity: Services  


Product / Service / Licensing

Service Name: Contract Research and Development
Laboratory and/or pilot-scale research projects related to mineral, chemical or environmental process development. Includes both standard testing and development of new technologies, including patenting.

Service Name: Metallurgical Testing
Standard and innovative mineral processing and metallurgical testing programs, including grinding, gravity separation, flotation, cyanidation, heap leaching, etc.

Service Name: Technology Development - Extractive Metallurgy
Development of innovative methods for metal extraction and recovery from ores or wastes. Work includes development of new in-house technologies, and custom work resulting in site specific solutions for industry clients. Services include project management, laboratory testing, process piloting, commercialization support and IP management, including patent applications.

Service Name: Process Development - AMD Treatment
Laboratory and pilot-scale development and demonstration of innovative chemical and biological processes for treatment of metal-contaminated mine waters. This includes an emphasis on recovery of valuable metals from waste streams.

FSC Code: AH00-Environmental Protection
AP00-Natural Resources
AV00-Mining Activities R&D
AZ00-Other Research and Development
E104-Industrial Investigation Surveys and Technical Support Related to Water Pollution


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Date Modified: 2015-05-22