- Horizonte Minerals has appointed Wagner Lucio Oliveira to a non-board position as feasibility study manager for the company's 100% owned Araguaia nickel project, which is being developed as the next major nickel project in Brazil.

Horizonte said: "Wagner brings with him a wealth of nickel experience having worked with Anglo American plc at its Barro Alto ferronickel mine in Brazil on its engineering, construction and start-up between 2007 to 2010.

"He is skilled in a wide range of technical areas including smelter technology, refining, processing, performance management, plant operations, project management and capital cost rationalisation.

"In addition to his nickel experience, Wagner has built a diverse skillset from work undertaken with other major companies such as Rio Tinto, Vale and most recently McKinsey & Company in Chile and Peru."

At 8:20am: [LON:HZM] Horizonte Minerals PLC share price was 0p at 2.45p

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