This course provides a non-technical introduction to the use and management of cyanide on a global basis. The course is designed to provide the global picture of cyanide use and how it compares with other chemicals used around the world.
Cyanide is used in gold mining operations, however, there is much confusion regarding the real impact of cyanide use in mining. This course attempts to dispel the myths and mysteries surrounding cyanide and provide reliable facts and figures.
The course begins with an examination of the production, use, treatment, and transportation of cyanide worldwide, followed by discussions of its technical properties, risks, and management.
Subsequent courses in the Cyanide Management in Mining series detail specific technical aspects highlighted in this introductory course.
This course consists of 9 viewing sessions of 30 minutes each with supporting figures, references, and multiple choice course reviews. Course duration is equivalent to approximately 4 hours of viewing content.