Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.
Fortuna is positioned for sustainable growth with two, 100%-owned underground operating silver mines and extensive property holdings in Peru and Mexico. Established in 2005, the company has built a reputation as an efficient mine builder and operator. Annual production is forecast to grow from approximately 3.7 million ounces of silver and 17,400 ounces of gold, plus base metals, in 2012, to 5 million ounces of silver and 26,000 ounces of gold, plus base metals, by 2014.
Fortuna's land package of more than 87,000 hectares offers attractive opportunities for organic growth. The 2012 exploration program includes 44,000 meters of drilling to test multiple silver and gold targets at the San Jose and Caylloma mines. The company is currently evaluating post-discovery, pre-development stage opportunities in the Americas.
Fortuna's key strength is management’s extensive mine operating and development experience in Latin America. Management is committed to profitable, sustainable growth, while following high standards and best practices and maintaining the well-being of its workers, neighboring communities and the environment.