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February 15, 2024 - 10:15 am

Press Release: TMMOB Chamber of Chemical Engineers Raises Concerns About Mining Disaster in Erzincan İliç, Highlighting Risks of Cyanide and Heavy Metal Pollution

  • Mining
Vulnerable Groups
ESG Risks
  • Environment

  • Pollution

Report: The Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects (TMMOB) Chamber of Chemical Engineers Istanbul Branch released a press statement concerning the mining disaster in Erzincan İliç. The statement highlighted that cyanide was not the sole issue in the region, emphasizing the greater risk posed by heavy metals that dissolve alongside gold during washing with sodium cyanide. The statement…

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