Horizonte Minerals Sustainability Team Advances Towards Installation Licence Submission for Araguaia Nickel Project

Horizonte Minerals (AIM:HZM)(TSX:HZM) (‘Horizonte’ or ‘the Company’) the nickel development company focussed in Brazil, is pleased to provide an update on the significant advancements the sustainability team has made towards the Installation Licence (‘LI’) submission for its 100% owned Araguaia Nickel Project (‘Araguaia’ or ‘the Project’) which is being developed as the next major nickel project in Brazil.

Highlights

  • The award of the LI together with mining concessions would permit construction of the Project
  • Increased sustainability team with experts from a range of fields, including specialists sourced from within the Pará State for fauna & flora campaigns
  • Flora studies and programmes are being prioritised with a 25-day field work programme currently in progress
  • Discussions held with Para’s Federal University to look at options regarding the uses of slag product from Araguaia
  • Socio-economic activities progressing positively – ongoing engagement with the local community and social, economic and resettlement specialists have visited the site
  • Focused on managing water requirements in the most sustainable way possible – catchment scale hydrology and hydrogeology model being produced

Horizonte CEO, Jeremy Martin said:

“Horizonte is taking the appropriate steps to ensure it builds a resilient long term nickel business and that it plays a positive wider role in the Araguaia region. By drawing on the experience and talent of our team, we are implementing quality procedures during this development stage of the Project to provide a strong operational platform as we move towards the construction stage.”

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