Santiago Precious Metals to slow down operations due to COVID-19

Santiago Precious Metals today announced that to contain the spread of COVID-19, Santiago Precious Metals will be slowing down some of its operations.

Online PR News – 15-April-2020 – SANTIAGO/REGION METROPOLITANA – Santiago Precious Metals will also shut down certain production facilities in compliance with the Chilean Government to contain the spread of COVID-19 and as a result, all mining operations at RBM will be halted by midnight on Thursday 16th April until the green light is given to re-open.

Santiago Precious Metals will make arrangements for machinery to be taken care of in order to avoid damage to their continuous operations.

Santiago Precious Metals’ Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Francisco Joaquin Montero commented on the current situation saying “The health and safety of our people is Santiago Precious Metals’ only priority at this point in time. We are following the actions of the government to minimize the threat of COVID-19 and we will continue to use any means to reduce the spread of COVID-19.”

“We will work accordingly with the government to comply with the rules and regulations concerning Santiago Precious Metals’ operations. At this time, it is too early to speculate on whether operations will resume for the remainder of this year, but we will hopefully get a timeline on that in due course,” added Francisco Joaquin Montero, Chief Operations Officer of Santiago Precious Metals.

About Us - Santiago Precious Metals

Santiago Precious Metals is a precious metal exploration and mining company focused on generating continued value for our shareholders through discovery, development and capitalization of deposits of precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum group metals.

Santiago Precious Metals combines conventional exploration methods with innovative techniques developed by Santiago Precious Metals’ team of industry specialists. Santiago Precious Metals conducts comprehensive searches utilizing satellite imagery, topographical mapping and aerial surveillance to identify areas with the geographic and geological characteristics frequently found in major gold, silver and platinum group metal producing areas.

Santiago Precious Metals combines our comprehensive search capabilities with a range of detailed on-the-ground exploration techniques, including sampling rock composition, water sediment testing and core sample analysis. This enables our exploration specialist to target the localities with the highest likelihood of containing high concentration of precious metal deposits.