Santiago Precious Metals introduce COVID-19 testing at Valle de las Estrellas site

Santiago Precious Metals today announced that it will be taking extra precautionary measures to protect employees at its Valle de las Estrellas site.

Online PR News – 12-June-2020 – REGION METROPOLITANA – Santiago Precious Metals have installed an on-site COVID-19 testing laboratory at Valle de las Estrellas to conduct tests for employees using nasopharyngeal swabs and all employees will be tested on arrival and before leaving to return home from the Valle de las Estrellas site.

Santiago Precious Metals Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Francisco Joaquin Montero commented on the new testing rule saying “We will keep a 14-day record of employees travelling to the mine, including temperature checks, and physical distancing. We will have medical screening facilities along with daily temperature testing at the site.”

“Our on-site testing will add an extra layer to the precautionary measures taken for all the workers at Valle de las Estrellas and we are committed to doing everything we can to protect our employees and the local communities. We will continue to follow all government rules and regulations to ensure that we operate safely and maintain the significant contribution we make to communities in the region,” 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.