The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) announced today that Yamana Gold’s Gualcamayo Mine in Argentina has been certified in full compliance with the International Cyanide Management Code (Cyanide Code).
ICMI has received and accepted a Detailed Audit Findings Report prepared by an independent professional third-party auditor who evaluated the Gualcamayo Mine against the ICMI’s Verification Protocol and found it in full compliance with the Cyanide Code’s Principles and Standards of Practice. The Summary Audit Report and Auditor Credentials Form are available on Yamana Gold’s Signatory Page on the ICMI web site: http://cyanidecode.org/signatory_yamana.php. The operation must be re-audited every three years hereafter to evaluate continuing compliance with the Cyanide Code.
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.
Monday, April 2, 2012