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Aura Minerals Inc (4)
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Close 2023-07-28 C$ 10.17
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Aura Minerals talks 2022 sustainability highlights

2023-07-31 13:39 ET - News Release

Mr. Rodrigo Barbosa reports


Aura Minerals Inc. has released its 2022 sustainability report. The report underscores the company's commitment to being an innovative, safe, responsible, and sustainable mining Company, and highlights initiatives planned across eight ESG Pillars. The Report is available on Aura's website, https://auraminerals.com/community/our-commitment/ . This is the third consecutive year that Aura has published its sustainability report based on Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards, which encompasses economic, environmental, and social performance.

Highlights of the 2022 Sustainability Report include:

  • 62% reduction in the frequency rate of accidents with absences.
  • 92% recycling of water across all our operations.
  • Consolidation of the eight material topics of Aura, based on input from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Aura Data Journey to improve governance and business process systems including implementing Industrial and Financial Systems Application Enterprise Resource Planning management software that, alongside the DEEP system, will contribute to managing data related to greenhouse gases and preparing our GHG emissions inventories.
  • Establishing a decarbonization plan with the goal of reducing GHG emissions by 5% from 2020 levels by 2023.

Rodrigo Barbosa, CEO of Aura, commented: "In 2022, we continued on our path of sustainable and responsible growth, reinforcing our socio-environmental initiatives and achieving significant production and economic-financial performance results. This reflects the maturity of our strategic planning, the decentralized and modern decision-making model, and the consolidation of our Aura 360 Culture. While there is still more progress to be made, I am extremely proud of the accomplishments we have achieved towards our goal of becoming one of the most respected and admired companies in the industry."

About Aura 360degree Mining

Aura is focused on mining in complete terms - thinking holistically about how its business impacts and benefits every one of our stakeholders: our company, our shareholders, our employees, and the countries and communities we serve. We call this 360degree Mining.

Aura is a mid-tier gold and copper production company focused on the development and operation of gold and base metal projects in the Americas. The Company's producing assets include the San Andres gold mine in Honduras, the EPP gold mine in Brazil and the Aranzazu copper-gold-silver mine in Mexico. In addition, the Company has the Tolda Fria gold project in Colombia and five projects in Brazil, of which four gold projects: Almas, which is under final phase of construction; Borborema and Matupa, which are in development; and Sao Francisco, which is on care and maintenance. The Company also owns the Serra da Estrela copper project in Brazil, Carajas region, under exploration stage.

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