This report is an appendix to the EcoSmart Project s Metakaolin Feasibility Study. Syncrude Canada Ltd has initiated a project to recover a kaolin rich slurry from oil sands tailings. The recovered product has been identified as a potential pozzolanic supplement in specialty cements. This report describes the laboratory and pilot plant work which produced a bulk sample of slurry. The slurry sample was sent to ECC in Georgia for calcining and product evaluation.
The report also contains a description and cost estimate of a commercial plant to generate the initial annual quantity of product required by ECC.
Technical Report Author: Tynebridge Technologies Ltd