Detour Gold is facing 14 charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act after one of its employees was killed by cyanide.  Fifty-two- year-old Dennis Millette died last year at Detour’s Cochrane mine when a cyanide valve broke exposing him to the deadly poison.  Sodium cyanide is used to separate gold from rocks. In addition to the company, three supervisors were also charged.

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