The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) announced today that Marigold Mining Company’s Marigold Mine in the United States has been recertified in compliance with the International Cyanide Management Code (Cyanide Code).
The Marigold Mine was initially certified in full compliance with the Cyanide Code in January 2007 and was recertified in January 2010 and March 2013, during which time the operation was jointly owned by Barrick Gold Corporation and Goldcorp Inc. As required under the Cyanide Code, the mine was again audited against ICMI’s Verification Protocol within two years of its change in ownership by an independent professional third-party auditor. ICMI has received and accepted the auditor’s Detailed Audit Findings Report, which found that the Marigold Mine had maintained full compliance with the Cyanide Code’s Principles and Standards of Practices since its last audit. The Summary Audit Report and Auditor Credentials Form are available on the ICMI web site on Marigold’s Signatory Company Page: http://www.cyanidecode.org/signatory-company-categories/marigold-mining-company-united-states. The operation must be re-audited every three years to evaluate continuing compliance with the Cyanide Code.
The Cyanide Code is a voluntary industry program for companies involved in the production of gold using cyanide and companies producing and transporting this cyanide. It was developed under the aegis of the United Nations Environment Programme by a multi-stakeholder Steering Committee. The Cyanide Code is intended to complement an operation’s existing obligation to comply with the applicable laws and regulations of the political jurisdictions in which the operation is located.
ICMI has been established to administer the Cyanide Code, promote its adoption, evaluate its implementation, and manage the certification process. 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.
Thursday, February 11, 2016