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Company Response

16 Dec 2021

Imerys' response to chemical deposit explosion in Barcarena (PA)

...About the outbreak of fire on the night of December 6, Imerys informs that it continues to investigate the causes of the event, in constant support with the authorities, as well as continuing to collaborate with all ongoing investigations, and that no victims were recorded in connection with this incident.

The medical support for the communities remains active and there is, for now, no indication of contamination. At the request of the authorities, the company is also distributing water to certain communities in the region.

The company informs that it continues to operate normally, without any judicial determination to the contrary. All operating licenses are in effect and are following the normal process of analysis and renewal in the agencies...

(Translated by the BHRRC)