Cyanide Management

(1 Day Training Course)

Cyanide Management


Processes, safety and hazard mitigation of cyanide management.


Participants are informed of the safety procedures and hazards of cyanide use, and exploring various degradation methods. Fundamental aspects of the international code for cyanide management are highlighted, OHS, environmental issues and strategies discussed, and relevant case studies examined. Ideal for plant operators, safety and transport personnel, supervisors and metallurgists working in or with cyanide-using operations and researchers.

Key Learning Outcomes:

There are many benefits of attending this course. Throughout the course, participants will improve their knowledge in the following areas:

  • Explore the chemistry of cyanide
  • Develop familiarity with its role in the mineral industry and methods for its safe and economical use
  • Examine cyanide management policies and strategies

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction
  2. Gold ore testwork
  3. Cyanide leaching
  4. Adsorption & stripping
  5. Detoxification & destruction
  6. Managing the risk of cyanide in the mining industry
  7. Occupational issues & strategies
  8. Environmental issues & strategies
  9. Regulations, policies and the International Cyanide Code
  10. Spill analysis & case studies

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed to suit those that have a background or are looking at getting into the gold mining industry; in particular, those that will be around or are concerned with cyanide. Suitable for supervisors, plant operators, chemists, engineers, lab technicians, and metallurgists. Additionally, training providers, suppliers to the resource industry, technologists, brokers and investors can also benefit.

Also suited to:

  • Mining personnel
  • Project managers
  • Metallurgists
  • Senior mine staff
  • Plant operating staff

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