Brazilian Critical Minerals CEO retires

Brazilian Critical Minerals (ASX:BCM), formerly known as BBX Minerals, reports Andre Douchane has retired as CEO of the company.

Since October 2019, Douchane has been at the helm of BBX, which was renamed to Brazilian Critical Minerals on 21 December last year.

The rebranding reflects the company’s major exploration focus in Brazil, mainly in the southern Amazon, a region it believes is vastly underexplored with high potential for the discovery of world-class gold-PGM, base metal, and ionic adsorbed clay (IAC) rare earth element deposits.

Brazilian Critical Minerals’ key assets are the Três Estados and Ema gold-PGM projects and the REE projects at Ema, Ema East and Apui.

It is also developing a sustainable beneficiation process to extract precious metals using a unique bio leach process.

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