Americas Silver Corporation (TSX: USA) (NYSE American: USAS) is a leading Canadian-based precious metals producer with a strong operating platform in the Americas. With the recently acquired and funded heap-leach gold Relief Canyon project in Nevada, and recently constructed San Rafael Mine in Mexico at full production, Americas Silver is an emerging low-cost growth company, positioned to create significant shareholder value through near-term production and cash flow growth and continued targeted, accretive M&A. Construction at Relief Canyon is currently progressing, and first gold pour is expected by the end of 2019.GMP Research Report in April 2019
Darren Blasutti, President & CEO
Mr. Blasutti was the President and CEO of US Silver & Gold prior to its merger with Americas Silver Corporation (formerly Scorpio Mining Corporation). He was formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer of RX Gold & Silver Inc. and prior to that Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Barrick Gold Corporation (“Barrick”). He reported to the Chief Executive Officer and played a lead role in the strategic development of Barrick for 13 years between 1998 and early 2011, during which time he executed over 25 gold mining transactions including the acquisitions of Homestake Mining Company and Placer Dome Inc. and the consolidation of the world class Cortez property from Rio Tinto.
Mr. Blasutti also led the creation of Barrick Energy Inc. to hedge Barrick’s exposure to energy prices and the initial public offering of African Barrick Gold. During his tenure at Barrick, Mr. Blasutti was integrally involved in numerous equity and financing transactions and also led the Investor Relations function. Mr. Blasutti was previously at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he planned, supervised and managed audits for a variety of clients.
What recent news would you like to highlight to investors attending?
Americas Silver Announces Creation of a Precious Metals Company: Closing of the Pershing Gold Acquisition
Sandstorm Gold Royalties US$42.5M Financing Package with Americas Silver
Highlights from EC120 Pre-Feasibility Study
What do you think makes your company such a compelling investment?
Increasing Gold Exposure
Leading Precious Metals Growth
Low Cost Operations
Proven Management Team
Large Defined & Developed Resource Base