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Carmen Copper Corporation Statement

As of 1 p.m. (Tuesday)
December 22, 2020
Toledo City, Cebu


Following the statement regarding a slide incident at the Company’s mine operations site, as of 1pm December 22, 2020, the Company solemnly regrets to inform that this incident has claimed four lives.

The Company continues its efforts to locate six more persons missing.

As of this time we are in close coordination and communication with the affected immediate families and will continue to extend the needed support and assistance. We humbly ask the general public to exercise caution and responsibility in distributing information out of respect to the affected families.

We would like to extend our utmost gratitude to private groups and the Toledo City Government Emergency Response team for extending valuable assistance in our search and rescue operations.

We are also in close coordination and communication with concerned government agencies as we continue to conduct all necessary actions to assess and address the situation. Meanwhile, we have suspended all activities in the mining operations area to ensure the safety of our employees and contractors.

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