The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) has removed eight transport companies from its list of signatories to the International Cyanide Management Code (Cyanide Code) due to nonpayment of the required annual fees, and the companies’ participation in the program has ended. To remain in good standing, signatories are required to pay annual fees to support ICMI’s activities administering the Cyanide Code; the 2019 fees were due at the end of January 2019.
Effective today, the following companies have been terminated from participation in the Cyanide Code program: Group A&F SAC (Peru); Intermarine LLC (United States); LC LOCAÇÃO Serviço de Transporte Rodoviário Ltda EPP (Brazil); Les Centaures Routiers (Cote D’Ivoire); Multiservicios LIFER & EB S.A.C. (Peru); SP Kondusova Glaina Alexeevna (Russia); Transportes Polux SAC (Peru); and Transportes Zetramsa SAC (Peru).
Four of the eight companies had certified operations: Group A&F SAC, Intermarine LLC, Multiservicios LIFER & EB S.A.C. and Transportes Zetramsa SAC .
The Cyanide Code is a voluntary industry program of best practice for companies involved in the production of gold and silver using cyanide and companies producing and transporting this cyanide. The full list of current Cyanide Code signatories is available here. ICMI is a non-profit organization established to administer the Cyanide Code, promote its adoption, evaluate its implementation, and manage the certification process. The full text of the Cyanide Code and its implementing and administrative documents are available at www.cyanidecode.org.
Friday, May 24, 2019