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Nikolai Zontov

Principal Scientist

Nikolai Zontov has extensive international experience in the mineral processing industry including over ten years as the Director General of the Sorption Technology Division of the All-Russian Research Institute of Chemical Technology (ARRICT) in Moscow.  In this time he supervised over 400 scientists involved in the development of processes designed for the extraction and purification of metals, wastewater remediation, potable water treatment and various other applications. He has managed the design and practical commissioning of several ion exchange plants, in particular for recovery and purification of nickel, scandium, gold, uranium and tungsten. Since joining Clean TeQ, Nikolai has been instrumental in extending the use of our ion exchange technology to a range of solutions for numerous applications in mineral processing and water purification.