Americas Gold and Silver Corporation 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 Gold and 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.
Darren Blasutti, President and CEO
Mr. Blasutti was the President and CEO of US Silver & Gold prior to its merger with Americas Silver Corporation (formerly Scorpio Mining Corporation). Formerly the President and CEO of RX Gold & Silver Inc. and prior to that Senior VP of Corporate Development for Barrick Gold Corporation. Reported to the CEO and played a lead role in the strategic development of Barrick for 13 years between 1998 and early 2011, where he executed over 25 gold mining transactions including Homestake Mining Company and Placer Dome Inc. acquisitions and the consolidation of the Cortez property from Rio Tinto.
Mr. Blasutti also led the creation of Barrick Energy Inc. and was integrally involved in numerous equity and financing transactions and also led the Investor Relations function.
What recent news would you like to highlight to investors attending?
Americas Gold and Silver Announces Strategic Joint Venture with Mr. Eric Sprott at the Galena Complex
Americas Gold and Silver Announces 250% Increase in Gold Equivalent Reserves, Rebrands to Americas Gold And Silver, and Updates on Relief Canyon Construction
Americas Gold and Silver Corporation Closes US$10M Private Placement with Mr. Eric Sprott
What are your key goals for the next 3, 6 and 12 months?
Construction at Relief Canyon
Steady-State Optimization at San Rafael
First Gold Pour at Relief Canyon
Begin mining high grade AG upper zone at San Rafael
Steady-State operations and exploration at Relief Canyon
Ongoing exploration to increase size and scale at EC120
In a sentence, what do you think makes your company such a compelling investment?
USA is a leading precious metals growth company. An increase in gold exposure and +500% growth in precious metals production is expected as a result of the Relief Canyon Project. The proven management team has delivered on low cost operations, and on time – on budget project timelines.There is a large defined and developed resource base, as well as significant re-valuation potential.