EKS Receives Funding from NRCan CGP

In August 2019, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources announced an investment of close to $2 million for ElectroKinetic Solutions Inc. to field test a new dewatering technology that will speed up the process to reclaim new and legacy oil sands mine tailings sites. Funded through Natural Resource Canada’s Clean Growth Program, in collaboration with Alberta Innovates, the project will test and refine EKS’ dewatering technology, which offers many economic and environmental benefits including reducing demand for fresh water, facilitating immediate and progressive site reclamation, reducing…

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ElectroKinetic Solutions Inc. (EKS) Provides an Update on the EKS-DT Field Demonstration

EKS is also pleased to announce the commissioning of the field demonstration of its EKS-DT process (the “Project”). This field demonstration is the culmination of seven years of technology development. Proof-of-concept was achieved through more than three years of laboratory research. Scaled-up tests were performed at the C-FER facility in Edmonton, Alberta. A built-for-purpose test cell was constructed this spring at InnoTech Alberta’s Vegreville research facility and was filled with 1,750 m3 of fine fluid tailings. EKS designed the EKS-DT installation and fabricated and deployed…

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