The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) announced today that Logistas S.A. has been removed from the list of signatories to the International Cyanide Management Code (Cyanide Code) for failure to demonstrate compliance with the Cyanide Code. Logistas S.A., a cyanide transporter operating in Peru, was required to demonstrate its compliance within three years of becoming a signatory to the Cyanide Code.
The Cyanide Code is a voluntary industry program of best practice for companies involved in the production of gold using cyanide and companies producing and transporting this cyanide. The full list of current Cyanide Code signatories is available at http://www.cyanidecode.org/signatory-companies/directory-of-signatory-companies.
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 Code and its implementing and administrative documents, are available at www.cyanidecode.org.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014