Hochschild MiningPLC - Response to Recent Events in Peru
November 22, 2021 at 2:00 AM EST
RNS Number : 0929T
Response to Recent Events in
The Company believes this conduct by the Peruvian Head of
The Company operates under the highest environmental standards and applies industry best practice. As such, Hochschild categorically rejects any inference with regard to environmental pollution. The Company's sustainable operations are strictly regulated and supervised by several Peruvian regulatory bodies and our activities remain in compliance with their requirements. The Company has a long history of undertaking its operations with a commitment to responsible mining and has been publicly recognized on numerous occasions for its approach to sustainable practices.
The communities located close to the affected operations as well as the trade unions representing the operations' workforce have issued formal statements in support of Hochschild. Furthermore, a number of reputable institutions including the
The Company reserves all of its rights under Peruvian and international law and remains committed to constructively engaging with all parties to ensure the Peruvian authorities reconsider the illegal position adopted.
"Hochschild is surprised by this unilateral announcement by the Head of
A conference call will be held at
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Certain statements contained in this announcement that are not historical fact are "forward-looking" statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Company's control and all of which are based on the Company's current beliefs and expectations about future events. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes", "expects", "may", "will", "could", "should", "intends", "estimates", "plans", "assumes" or "anticipates" or the negative thereof or other variations thereon or comparable terminology, or by discussions of strategy that involve risks and uncertainties. In addition, from time to time, the Company or its representatives have made or may make forward-looking statements orally or in writing. Furthermore, such forward-looking statements may be included in, but are not limited to, press releases or oral statements made by or with the approval of an authorised executive officer of the Company. These forward-looking statements, and other statements contained in this announcement regarding matters that are not historical facts, involve predictions. No assurance can be given that such future results will be achieved; actual events or results may differ materially as a result of risks and uncertainties facing the Company and its subsidiaries. Such risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to vary materially from the future results indicated, expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements.
The forward-looking statements reflect knowledge and information available at the date of preparation of this announcement. Except as required by the Listing Rules and applicable law, the Company does not undertake any obligation to update or change any forward-looking statements to reflect events occurring after the date of this announcement. Nothing in this announcement should be construed as a profit forecast.
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