On August 18, 2023 the Company, through one of its Peruvian subsidiaries, concluded a community meeting and workshop to update its environmental impact study (for small producers) with the objective of completing the requirements to amend its existing beneficiation plant permit to one in line with the new plant configuration that the Company is planning to build.  The event was led by the Energy, Mines and Hydrocarbons Ministry Team of the Regional Government of La Libertad (Peru), as well as district authorities of Huaranchal and Igor communities.  Local leaders and general public were also present at the event.  The workshop was hosted at the Igor Community Center, recently built by the Company.  At the meeting, the new processing plant project was explained, concluding with community approval and formalized through participation workshop minutes subscribed by all stakeholders. The event sets precedent of the Company’s permanent commitment to the environment and social responsibilities; it is also a necessary step to complete the filing application of the beneficiation plant permit amendment.