LAVAL, QC, Nov. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - Mercator Transport Group Corporation ("Mercator Transport") (TSX-V: GMT) is proud to announce that the International Cyanide Management Institute ("ICMI") has accepted the application of Mercator Ghana Limited, Mercator Transport's wholly-owned subsidiary, to become a signatory to the International Cyanide Management Code for the Manufacture, Transport and Use of Cyanide in the Production of Gold (the "Code").
Commenting on the news, Jean-Pierre Apélian, CEO, declared: "Mercator Transport is committed to offer high quality services that maintain the utmost standards of health, safety and environment. By joining ICMI, Mercator Transport reiterates this commitment and strengthens its positioning and its development in West Africa."
About the Code
The Code is a voluntary industry program for companies involved in the production of gold using cyanide and companies manufacturing and transporting this cyanide. Mercator Ghana Limited is a cyanide transporter located in Ghana and operating in Ghana, Burkina Faso and Niger.
By becoming a signatory, Mercator Ghana Limited commits to follow the Code's principles and implement its transport practices, and to have verification audits of its operation conducted by independent third-party auditors within three years of its initial application, and every three years thereafter. Operations will be certified if found in compliance with the Code, and may be de-certified if ICMI determines that they no longer comply with the Code.
The Code was developed under the aegis of the United Nations Environment Programme by a multi-stakeholder Steering Committee. The Code is intended to complement an operation's existing obligation to comply with the applicable laws and regulations of the political jurisdiction in which the operation is located.
About Mercator Transport
Mercator Transport specializes in transport brokerage, international logistics and distribution. With offices in Montreal (Canada), Las Vegas (USA), Lyon (France), and Tema (Ghana), Mercator Transport offers value-added services in global supply chain management, and designs tailor-made solutions. Customer intimacy and commitment differentiates Mercator Transport in its ability to implement customers' requirements.
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