Goldcorp’s El Sauzal Mine Achieves Cyanide Code Decertification

VANCOUVER, Dec. 23, 2015 /CNW/ – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) announced today it has successfully decommissioned the El Sauzal mine in Mexico in accordance with the International Cyanide Management Code (“ICMC”) and it will be withdrawn from the ICMC.

The El Sauzal mine was the first mine in Mexico to be initially certified in full compliance with the ICMC in March 2008, and was recertified in July 2011 and December 2014.  It is now the first mine in the world to be decommissioned in accordance with the ICMC.  The decommissioning activities implemented at the mine have successfully mitigated previous cyanide facilities such that the ICMC is no longer applicable.


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