- Horizonte Minerals has been granted a preliminary environmental licence for the mining and beneficiation plant to produce ferronickel for its Araguaia nickel project by the Brazilian Pará State Environmental Agency.

Horizonte says the LP, granted to Horizonte's wholly owned subsidiary, Araguaia Níquel Mineração Ltda, is a significant milestone which demonstrates the viability of Araguaia and represents the State Government approval for the planned project.

As a result of the award of the LP, Horizonte can now progress work towards the installation licence, permitting construction of Araguaia

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