Sherritt International Corporation
TSX : S

Sherritt International Corporation

July 22, 2014 16:03 ET

Sherritt Releases 2013 Sustainability Report

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 22, 2014) -

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Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") (TSX:S) today announced the release of its 2013 Sustainability Report, which reviews Sherritt's sustainability performance progress and achievements during the 2013 calendar year. This is Sherritt's sixth annual sustainability report and in keeping with reduced consumption of resources, it continues to be available only on-line at www.sherritt.com/sustainability.

"Sherritt has a long history of responsible management in all aspects of our operations," said David Pathe, President and CEO. "We see sustainability as a performance driver which, when done well, provides a competitive advantage."

2013 highlights include:

  • Continued strong safety performance with a 35 per cent reduction in the rate of lost time injury incidents and no fatalities.
  • Recognized by the United Nations and the Government of Madagascar as one of the country's best private sector providers of humanitarian aid.
  • Continued to support the protection of over 26,000 hectares of forest and wetlands in Madagascar.

For more information, visit Sherritt's website at www.sherritt.com/sustainability or contact sustainability@sherritt.com.

About Sherritt

Sherritt is a world leader in the mining and refining of nickel from lateritic ores with projects and operations in Canada, Cuba, and Madagascar. The Corporation is the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations across the island. Sherritt licenses its proprietary technologies and provides metallurgical services to mining and refining operations worldwide. The Corporation's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "S".

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