As promised , today we publish a list ( incomplete ) of leakages occurring cyanide in gold mines in the world in the last decade .
As you will see , though mining companies are from countries with high level of civilization (USA, Canada , Sweden , etc. . ), They exploit in more backward terms of economic and technical countries, so- called " banana country '( Ghana , Tanzania, Philippines and so on ) .
From this point of view, Romania is a bananian country as possible , right?
Here are some of the spillage of cyanide, which have been followed by the environmental destruction of wildlife on large surfaces ( including the abundance of water ) and often casualties .
The life of a man in a banana country has any value ?
According to the 2012 annual report , company mining ( gold mines and Polimet ) Boliden in Sweden only had 9 accidents average in 2012.
31 October 2011 and 29 December from the same year – the British mining company Hambledon Mining Kazakhstan occurring cyanide leak at one of the tailings pond dams .
8 October 2009, Newmont Mining Corporation of Denver, two of the largest corporations in the world gold mines, cyanide negligently discharging his gold mine Ahafo Gold Mine in Ghana.
In May 2009, in Tanzania, the Barrick Gold mine, mine toxic sludge seeps into the river: 20 dead .
6 April to 11 July 2007 , Toronto Ventures Inc. ( TVI ) , Canadian mining company in Zamboanga , Philippines tailings pond dam collapses Siocon river is poisoned with toxic waste.
October 11 and October 31, 2005 , the Philippines : the company Lafayette Mining 's Rapu Rapu, specialized in the extraction polymetallic place two leaking water processing and treatment .
20 June 2005, Laos cyanide leak at Phu Bia gold mine , operated by Pan Australian Resources.
October 23, 2004 , Ghana cyanide river leak Aprepre through a barrage of Canadian company Bogoso Gold Limited.
January 11, 2004 , Ghana : from Bogoso Gold Limited a subsidiary owned by Golden Star Resources, cyanide river leak Kubekro .
January 30, 2004 , Australia : a government report confirms that the Kalgoorlie Gold Mine cyanide leaked into groundwater .
August 7, 2004 , Papua New Guinea : it goes Misima mine cyanide during decommissioning of the mine.
June 25, 2004 , China: China's State Council reported seven cases of deadly chemicals leaked last week, followed by a total of 21 deaths .
May 29, 2003 , Ghana : cyanide leak at Tarkwa Gold Mine in Wassa East district .
January 14, 2003 , Nicaragua cyanide poisoning Canadian company Hemconic / Greenstone in Bonanza , North Atlantic Autonomous Region, cyanides were thrown into the river Bamban. It was reported that 12 children died from drinking the river water .
January 2003 , Western Honduras: massive leak of cyanide at the mine San Andrés .
December 2, 2003 , USA: cyanide spill near Briggs mine , Balleratt .
June 9, 2002 , Nevada , USA: cyanide leak Denton – Rawhide Mine .
May 16, 2002 , Nevada , USA: cyanide solution leaked from a unit of the Twin Creeks mine .
November 2001 , China – 11 tons of liquid sodium cyanide leaking into a tributary of the Luohe in Henan Province .
October 2001 , Ghana – drain thousand cubic meters of tailings with cyanide and heavy metals from a dam during a mining operation in the Wassa West District .
June 30, 2000, Papua New Guinea: Rio Tinto Lihir mine throws cyanide ocean.
Merriespruit , South Africa , in 1994 – after a heavy rain, tailings dam broke – 17 dead