EarthZyme® Projects

EarthZyme® by Cypher Environmental is a long term and environmentally-friendly solution for soil stabilization. When used on unpaved roads, EarthZyme®’s unique formula creates an increased and lasting compaction of clay-based soils. This significantly decreases road maintenance costs. Below are some of our featured projects on the use of EarthZyme® from around the world.

Brandon University & Cypher Environmental Featured in Brandon Sun

The Brandon Sun recently published an article entitled ‘New Clay-Based Mixture Could Be the Key to Smooth Sailing on Rural Roads’, written by author Michael Lee. The article showcases the recent Lunch & Learn presentation hosted by Dr. Mumin and Brandon University, which highlighted several research and innovation projects stemming from a partnership between Cypher Environmental and Brandon University. The projects focused on the application of EarthZyme® to rural roads in proximity to Brandon...

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Dr. Hamid Mumin Gives Presentation on EarthZyme® Research Conducted in Partnership with Brandon University

Cypher Environmental was pleased to host a Lunch & Learn presentation at Brandon University earlier this week, given by Dr. Hamid Mumin. The presentation outlined the specific application and results of the soil stabilization research project jointly funded by Brandon University and Cypher Environmental. Having spearheaded a team of Geological students over the duration of this project, Dr. Mumin gave a very detailed look at the improved engineering properties of clay soils...

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Innovation in Myanmar Road Construction Using EarthZyme®

Alternative Road Materials & Construction Techniques Improve Production Cost and Efficiency for Rural Communities in Myanmar Cypher recently finished two projects in Myanmar, involving the use of EarthZyme® combined with inexpensive localized clay road material. Both projects are a result of the local government responding to alleviate the problematic conditions that are characteristic of the region’s rural roads. Both roads are susceptible to heavy volumes of traffic, leading to insurmountable...

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EarthZyme® Mine Haul Road in Xilinhot, China Reduces Fuel Consumption by 17.4%—Saving Mining Operation Millions of Dollars

Application of EarthZyme® Road Building Technology in Field Management of Shengli Open-Pit Coal Mine Cypher was recently provided with an abstract of a study conducted on an EarthZyme® haul road application at an open-pit coal mine in Xilinhot, China, by Shenhua Beidian Shengli Energy Co. Ltd. Following the success of a demo road in 2013, the mining operation built an additional 10km of EarthZyme® haul road in 2014. Over the following year of...

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Cypher Environmental, Brandon University Featured in Automotive News Canada

HAMID MUMIN [L] & RILEY CRAM [R] INSPECT SOIL QUALITY DURING EARTHZYME® APPLICATION IN BRANDON, MB [PHOTO: NIC HERZOG] Automotive News Canada recently published an article entitled ‘Canadian Universities Providing Vital Auto Research’, written by author Rob Bostelaar. The article highlights several research and innovation projects stemming from partnerships between Canadian Universities and the private sector, with the goal of building an automotive future which is based on research & development, software development and...

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EarthZyme® Project Improves Transportation For Farmers in Nigeria

Economic Development in Nigeria Starts From the Ground Up Our Construction Foreman Jayme Gladden just finished up an EarthZyme® application on a farm road in Sobe, Edo State, Nigeria. Through a partnership with our Nigerian distributor, Fanaxel Nigeria Ltd, the road construction was executed by partnering company, TransAfrika Roads Technologies. The initial road was little more than a trail with only 2 wheel paths, which was very uneven and completely un-drivable at times. After construction and...

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Brazeau County, Alberta: Paving The Way to a Greener Future With Cypher

Adopting the Use of Dust Stop® Municipal Blend and EarthZyme® Helps Albertan Community Cut Maintenance Costs and Reduce Environmental Footprint Brazeau County is a municipal district in central Alberta, Canada. This district envelops several Albertan municipalities, most notably, Drayton Valley and the Village of Breton. The wide range of industries operating in the area – oil & gas, agriculture, forestry and bio energy – have provided the County with steady economic...

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EarthZyme® Soil Stabilizer Improves Infrastructure in Quito, Ecuador

EarthZyme® Receives Positive Reviews From the Metropolitan District of Quito, The Capital of Ecuador   Quito, located in northern Ecuador, is the country's capital. In recent years, the city has experienced a substantial increase in population in certain parts of the city. Neighbourhoods were formed quickly to accommodate the rise in population without formal city planning. As a result, infrastructure in these parts of the city was lacking. Proper roads...

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EarthZyme® Alleviates Gravel Shortage for Syncrude

When Base Plant Projects realized Syncrude’s road building material was in short supply, they teamed with Mildred Lake Mining to seek a solution. Did you know that the Alberta oil sands are the third-largest known source of crude oils in the world, next to Saudi Arabia and Venezuela? One of the largest producers of crude oil in Alberta is Syncrude. In 2011, Syncrude produced a considerable 105.3 million barrels of...

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Massive Load Bearing Capacity of EarthZyme® Treated Haul Roads

Columbian Coal Mine Puts EarthZyme® to the Test   A pilot project was carried out to prove the efficacy and enormous strength of EarthZyme® roads to facilitate the use of heavy trucks. These trucks are required in the mining, logging and oil operations around the globe. This specific road stabilization project was on a mine haul road in one of the largest coal mines in Colombia. This operation produces nearly...

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Shenhua Mine in China – EarthZyme® Project Update

The Shenhua Mine in China, near Xilinhaote Inner Mongolia, experiences a cold and semi-arid climate with summers that are short and hot with a great deal of precipitation and winters that are long and very cold. However, the mine and its surrounding roadways, previously subject to deterioration as a result of the extreme weather, continues to thrive following the EarthZyme road application and soil stabilization that was completed in the...

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Shenhua Mine Benefits from EarthZyme® Soil Stabilization

EarthZyme® Saves Chinese Mine Both Time & Money The Shenhua Mine is located near Xilinhaote Inner Mongolia in China. This region experiences a cold semi-arid climate with winters that are long and very cold. They are followed by summers that are short, hot with heavy precipitation. Rainy season typically lasts between May and October with the highest level of precipitation experienced in July and August. When it rains, the mine...

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Letter from the Mayor of Garagoa, Colombia

Cypher Environmental’s EarthZyme® was recently used for road stabilization in the Garagoa Municipality. EarthZyme® was able to effectively provide road stabilization for municipal roads. Read the recommendation letter from Municipal Mayor below. Read Full Letter "Garagoa – Boyac À AMG-649 Garagoa, November 11th, 2003. Gentlemen: CYPHER COLOMBIA LTD. Kindly to: JOHN B. MILLER President Cypher Colombia Bogota D.C. Reference: Recognition of the excellent road work in the Garagoa Municipality. This...

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