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Toronto, Ontario, October 25, 2022 – Silver Mountain Resources Inc. (“Silver Mountain” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Richard Contreras has been appointed to act as the Chief Operating Officer of the Company, effective October 24, 2022.
Mr. Contreras is a mining engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the areas of underground operations, open pit, planning and projects. Mr. Contreras has experience in short, medium, and long term planning for underground mines and open pits, control operations and management indicators, leading sustainable systems in safety, health and environmental management and building high performance teams. Mr. Contreras previously worked as a country manager (Peru) for a subsidiary of Pan American Silver Corp. and as a general manager for a subsidiary of Glencore PLC. Mr. Contreras holds a Bachelor of Science, Mining Engineer from the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería (Peru), a Finance Degree from the Universidad del Pacífico (Peru), a Certificate from the National Mine Health and Safety Academy, Beckley, West Virginia, and a Mining Management Degree from the GERENS Graduate School (Peru). Mr. Contreras is a member of the Peruvian College of Engineers, the “Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas del Peru” (IIMP), and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgical, among others.
About Silver Mountain
Silver Mountain Resources Inc. is a silver explorer and mine developer planning to restart production at the Reliquias underground mine and undertake exploration activities at its prospective silver camps at the Castrovirreyna Project in Huancavelica, Peru.
For additional information in respect of the Castrovirreyna Project, please refer to the Company’s technical report, titled National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report—Castrovirreyna Project, Peru, dated October 6, 2021, amended November 18, 2021, effective date August 17, 2021, available at https://sedar.com.
Silver Mountain’s subsidiary Sociedad Minera Reliquias S.A.C. owns 100% of its concessions and holds more than 30,000 hectares in the district of Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica, Peru.
For Further Information Contact:
Alfredo Bazo Jean Pierre Fort
President, CEO & Director Chief Financial Officer
Silver Mountain Resources Inc
82 Richmond Street East
Toronto, ON M5C 1P1
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