TORONTO, ONTARIO - January 11, 2021 - Americas Gold and Silver Corporation (TSX: USA) (NYSE American: USAS) (“Americas Gold and Silver” or the “Company”), a growing North American precious metals producer, is pleased to announce that the Relief Canyon mine, located in Nevada, United States, has declared commercial production effective January 11, 2021.
•First gold poured February 2020.
•Since the return of the Company’s large radial stacker in December, the operation has consistently met the required stacking rates, which was the final item required to declare commercial production.
•Full ramp-up from the operation targeted by mid-May 2021.
“I am pleased to announce that Relief Canyon has achieved commercial production following a challenging 2020,” stated Americas Gold and Silver President & CEO Darren Blasutti. “The Relief Canyon team worked hard to overcome the common teething pains in commissioning a new operation, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the failure of our large radial stacker. I look forward to a successful 2021.”
About Americas Gold and Silver Corporation
Americas Gold and Silver Corporation is a high-growth precious metals mining company with multiple assets in North America. The Company’s newest asset, the Relief Canyon mine in Nevada, USA, has poured first gold, achieved commercial production, and is expected to ramp up to full production over the course of 2021. The Company also owns and operates the Cosalá Operations in Sinaloa, Mexico, manages the 60%-owned Galena Complex in Idaho, USA and owns the San Felipe development project in Sonora, Mexico. For further information, please see SEDAR or www.americas-gold.com.
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