The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI announced today the voluntary withdrawals of three mining companies and one transport company as signatories to the International Cyanide Management Code (Cyanide Code). The three mining companies are Gabriel Resources Ltd. (Canada), Orea Mining Corp. (Canada), and Minera San Julián (Mexico). The transporter Intermaritima Portos e Logistica S.A. (Brazil) has also withdrawn. None of the companies owned Cyanide Code-certified operations. These withdrawals are effective this date.
The Cyanide Code is a voluntary industry program focused on the safe and environmentally responsible management of cyanide by companies producing gold and/or silver and by companies manufacturing, warehousing, and transporting cyanide. It was developed under the aegis of the United Nations Environment Programme by a multi-stakeholder Steering Committee and is amongst the most established certification programs in the mining sector.
ICMI has been established to administer the Cyanide Code, promote its adoption, evaluate its implementation, and manage the certification process for operations using, producing, and transporting cyanide. A detailed list of the operations covered by signatory companies’ applications, along with the full text of the Cyanide Code and its implementing and administrative documents, are available at www.cyanidecode.org. We invite you to read our 2022 Annual Report, which can be viewed here.
Friday, December 8, 2023