The International Cyanide Management Institute announced today that Western Copper and Gold Corporation, a gold mining company based in Canada, has voluntarily withdrawn as a signatory to the International Cyanide Management Code (Cyanide Code). Western Copper and Gold became a signatory to the Cyanide Code on July 8, 2015. The withdrawal is effective this date.
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. 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 27, 2020