ICMI to Participate in Cyanide Management Workshop in Perth, Australia on May 6-7, 2009

The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) will be participating in a workshop on Cyanide Management in the Gold Industry being organized by ACMER in Perth, Australia on May 6 & 7, 2009. ACMER is a unit of the Sustainable Minerals Institute at the University of Queensland engaged in education and training related to mineral exploration, mining and production of minerals, and closure of mining and processing operations. This two-day workshop will focus on designing and managing gold mines for compliance with the International Cyanide Management Code, as well as the audit process from the perspectives of the mines being audited and Code auditors. Session topics include auditing of gold mines, engineering plants for improved cyanide management, recertification audits, water management, wildlife protection, decommissioning, monitoring, emergency response and community consultation. ICMI Vice President Norm Greenwald will provide an update on recent Code developments, present guidance on recertification audits, and discuss how companies have addressed the Code’s provisions regarding community consultation.

Information and registration materials for the workshop are available on the ICMI web site at the following link: http://www.cyanidecode.org/pdf/ACMERworkshop09.pdf.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009