Cambior Inc. Class Action Dismissed

Guyana: A class action lawsuit was filed in 2003 on behalf of approximately 23,000 people in Guyana who claimed to have suffered from a 1995 spill. Nearly three million cubic meters of cyanide-tainted slurry spilled into the Essquibo River downstream from Cambior's Omai gold mine. Justice Carl Singh of the High Court of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Guyana dismissed the suit and awarded the costs in favor of Cambior subsidiary Omai Gold Mines Ltd. (Nov-02-06) [THE GAZETTE: CAMBIOR DISMISSED]

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