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Las Bambas update

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MMG Limited (Company or MMG) regrets to report the death of our employee, Mr Hilario Castro, at our Las Bambas operation in Peru.

Mr Castro was fatally injured after the haul truck he was driving left the road near the Ferrobamba pit on Tuesday 3 October, Peru time. Mr Castro was found on Thursday 5 October, Peru time, following a search and rescue effort which commenced immediately after the accident.

We extend our deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to Mr Castro’s family, and those nearest to him, at this difficult time.

The Company has commenced an investigation into the incident.

The Company is supporting the family of the deceased employee. Counselling and support services will be provided to the employee’s colleagues at the operation.