The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) announced today that Red Eagle Mining Corporation’s status as a signatory to the International Cyanide Management Code (Cyanide Code) has ended. This Canadian company, operator of the San Ramon Mine in Colombia, has been in receivership since November 2018. The company became a signatory to the Cyanide Code on August 6, 2013.
The Cyanide Code is a voluntary industry program for companies involved in the production of gold and/or silver using cyanide and companies manufacturing 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 jurisdiction 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.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019