Barrick’s Veladero Mine Closed After Another Cyanide Spill Confirmed - News Summed Up

Barrick’s Veladero Mine Closed After Another Cyanide Spill Confirmed


Authorities in San Juan province have suspended activity at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine after the company confirmed another cyanide spill on site. The spill occurred on 8th September, days before the anniversary of the country’s worst ever mining leak, also by Barrick at the Veladero mine. However, details of the latest spill were only made public last night. The fact that it took six days for the news of this latest spill to be made public has only added to local scepticism. Read More: One Year On From the Jáchal Spill: What We Know and Don’t KnowShare On


Source: The Argentina Independent September 15, 2016 14:03 UTC



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