Announcement - Barro Alto Mine IRMA Assessment

ERM CVS announces the commencement of a third-party independent assessment of Anglo American’s Barro Alto Nickle Mine against the Initiative for Responsible Mining (IRMA) Standard for Responsible Mining. The Mine is located in the State of Goiás, Brazil. ERM CVS, an IRMA-approved certification body, will carry out an on-site assessment from 29 November - 3 December 2021.

Stakeholders are invited to be part of the assessment process and submit written comment to ERM CVS on the environmental and social performance of the Barro Alto Mine (in particular, how the performance of the Mine site compares with the IRMA Standard for Responsible Mining). Stakeholders may also contact ERM CVS if they would like to be interviewed as part of the assessment process. When possible, interviews with local stakeholders will be scheduled to take place during the on-site audit and may be virtual or in-person, taking into consideration COVID-19 precautions.

Please register as a stakeholder to be notified as more information about the Barro Alto mine IRMA assessment becomes available. To register, submit questions or comments, or request to be interviewed as part of the assessment process, please contact ERM CVS, details below. Comments will be kept confidential upon request.

ERM CVS is an IRMA-approved certification body with head offices in London, England. For more information about ERM CVS go to www.ermcvs.com

For more information on the IRMA mine site certification process, see:

IRMA Certification If you have concerns about the IRMA mine site assessment process, or the requirements in the IRMA Standard, access IRMA’s Issues Resolution System on the IRMA website: Initiative for Responsible Mining

Comments will be kept confidential upon request.

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