Silver Standard is a Vancouver-based mining company focused on the operation, development, exploration and acquisition of precious metal projects. It is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: SSO) and on the NASDAQ Global Market (NASDAQ: SSRI).
Silver Standard owns and operates the Marigold mine in Nevada, U.S. and the Pirquitas mine in Argentina. Marigold has been in continuous operation since 1988 and is expected to produce between 195,000 and 205,000 ounces of gold in 2015. The Pirquitas mine achieved commercial production in December 2009 and is one of the largest primary silver mines in the world. It is expected to produce between 9.5 and 10.5 million ounces of silver in 2015. Silver Standard also has two wholly-owned feasibility stage projects, Pitarrilla in Mexico and San Luis in Peru.
The Company is equipped with an experienced management team of mine-builders and operators with proven capability. A healthy cash balance and investments in marketable securities maintain the Company's strong financial position. Additionally, Silver Standard controls an extensive portfolio of exploration projects. With the right people, a strong balance and a diversified portfolio, Silver Standard is well-positioned to deliver growth and long-term shareholder value.