Category: 2012

Golden Star Resources Withdraws Bogoso/Prestea Gold Mine from Cyanide Code Program

The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) announced today that Golden Star Resources Limited has withdrawn its Bogoso/Prestea Gold Mine in Ghana from the International Cyanide Management Code (Cyanide Code) program. This is a voluntary action by the company. The company has informed ICMI that infrastructure modifications are needed at the site to meet Cyanide Code […]

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ICMI Announces Change to Audit Firm Rotation Requirement

The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) today announced a change to the requirement that firms auditing operations designated for certification under the International Cyanide Management Code for the Manufacture, Transport and Use of Cyanide in the Production of Gold (Cyanide Code) may now conduct up to three consecutive audits before rotation. The change is effective […]

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Kinross Gold Corporation’s Maricunga Mine Re-certified Under International Cyanide Management Code

The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) announced today that Kinross Gold Corporation’s Maricunga Mine in Chile has been re-certified in compliance with the International Cyanide Management Code (Cyanide Code). The Maricunga Mine was initially certified in compliance with the Cyanide Code in February 2009. As required under the Cyanide Code, the mine was again audited […]

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International Cyanide Management Institute Announces Extension of Deadlines for Recertification Audits for Kinross Gold Corporation Operations

The Board of Directors of the International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) has approved a request from Kinross Gold Corporation (Kinross) to extend the deadlines for completion of recertification audits for its Kupol gold mining operation and for its related transportation group operation, which is responsible for storage and truck transportation of cyanide in Russia for […]

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ICMI to Hold Cyanide Code Training Workshop in Accra, Ghana on December 4, 2012

The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) will hold a training workshop on the implementation and auditing of the International Cyanide Management Code (Cyanide Code) in Accra, Ghana on December 4, 2012.  This full-day workshop will focus on the practical issues associated with implementing and auditing the Cyanide Code. The intent of each of the Cyanide […]

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