RSBruce operate globally, recovering precious and valuable metal resources from chemical plant and equipment, parts, electronics, and both solid and liquid wastes.

We have a wide range of technologies and equipment, developed to enable recovery of value in the form of metals, whether that be Platinum Group Metals: Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Iridium, Ruthenium etc.. or Metals such as Gold, Silver, Molybdenum, Cobalt, Titanium, Silver or Copper. 

Recovery of Precious Metals from Liquids


We are specialists in recovering precious metals dissolved in solutions. These can be acid, alkalis, aqueous or solvent based solutions. 

We specialise in the recovery of metals from waste streams in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries where there are only 100 ppm of precious metals such as Platinum, Palladium or Rhodium in the solution.  

PGM Recovery from Liquors and Waste Liquids..

Nitric Acid Plant Cleaning & PGM Recovery


Onsite non-aggressive cleaning and offsite destructive cleaning of Nitric acid manufacturing to recover lost PGMs and improve plant operating efficiency.

RSBruce have carried out over 640 clean-downs globally in the last 35 years. We are the experts in this field; we achieve the highest metal returns and we will not damage your plant. 

Nitric Acid Plant Clean-Down

Metal Recovery by Chemical Treatment & Leaching


We operate metal recovery processes on our customers’ and partners’ sites and on our own site here in Sheffield where we have fully enclosed acid picking and leaching lines and high-pressure wash stations.

For offsite work with have mobile vessels and fast tanks to enable us to create pickling and leaching processes local to the project, as you can see in the picture to the left. 

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Metal Recovery from Surface Coatings and Various Solids


To enable materials to be processed for recovery it is sometimes necessary to crush, grind, remove coatings, re-size or mill the starting material.

We have built up a vast experience and wealth of equipment for just this purpose. 

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Metal Recovery by Incineration or Thermal Pre-Treatment


Many materials that cannot be recovered through other means, can be recovered through thermal pre-treatment / incineration. 

The thermal pre-treatment process produces a concentrated material, that can be sampled reliably before refining. This process is suitable for recovery from a very wide range of materials containing valuable metals. 

PGM Recovery by Incineration

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