Le Lézard
Classified in: Business
Subject: BUSINESS CONTRACTS

Dumas Mining, a STRACON Group Company, Awarded a Five-Year Contract for Underground Development and Production Activities at SilverCrest Metals' Las Chispas Mine in Mexico


TORONTO and LIMA, Peru, Jan. 24, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- STRACON Group ("STRACON" or "the Group"), a leading provider of state-of-the-art underground and surface mining services to the Americas, today announced that its subsidiary, Dumas Contracting Ltd. ("Dumas"), has been awarded a five year service contract covering all underground development and production activities at SilverCrest Metals Inc. ("SilverCrest") Las Chispas Mine ("Las Chispas") in Sonora, Mexico.

"I want to thank SilverCrest for the opportunity to showcase Dumas' operational expertise and decades of experience in underground mining, including in Mexico" said Steve Dixon, CEO of STRACON Group. "We are absolutely invested in the success of SilverCrest, and as their strategic partner, are committed to delivering services that enhance the predictability and performance of operations at Las Chispas. We will actively collaborate with SilverCrest to bring best practices and innovative solutions to further develop the Las Chispas Mine in an efficient, safe, and sustainable manner."

The Las Chispas Mine is an underground silver and gold mining operation wholly owned by SilverCrest through its Mexican subsidiary, Compañía Minera La Llamarada.

Dumas has been contracted to provide a wide range of services including all of the underground development and production mining. Dumas, a STRACON Group company, is a leading, full-service mining contractor that specializes in underground mine construction, lateral and vertical mine development, shaft sinking, production mining, and engineering.

About STRACON Group

STRACON Group delivers innovative solutions and technologies to mining companies operating in North, Central, and South America. The Company serves as a bridge between its mining clients and local communities to support the responsible production of minerals that are critical to the global supply chain and energy transition. With its extensive portfolio of specialty solutions for underground and open pit mines, STRACON Group can enhance the value and sustainability of any mine. Founded 30 years ago, STRACON Group's services have grown to encompass every stage of a mine's lifecycle from prefeasibility, planning and design, workforce training, asset management, equipment rental, infrastructure development, mine construction, process plant installation, operations, and finally remediation and restoration at the conclusion of a mine's life. STRACON Group's commitment to innovative solutions, service excellence and customer satisfaction will continue to drive its success in the mining industry and delivery of significant economic and social benefits to local communities.

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Lima, Peru and Santiago, Chile, STRACON Group's operating companies include STRACON, Dumas, STRACON Technologies, AMECO South America and STRACON Engineering. STRACON Group is majority owned by Ashmore Group plc (LSE: ASHM).

For Further Information:

Andrés Pesaque
General Counsel
[email protected]

Not An Offer to Sell Nor a Solicitation to Buy Securities

This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell nor a solicitation to buy securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.



These press releases may also interest you

21 jun 2024
Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until August 5, 2024 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against The...

21 jun 2024
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the passing of James K. Irving: "It is with sadness that I learned today of the passing of James K. Irving, a successful Canadian business leader and entrepreneur. "A proud...

21 jun 2024
TSX VENTURE COMPANIES NEX COMPANY BULLETIN V2024-1898 CHINA KELI ELECTRIC COMPANY LTD. ("ZKL.H")BULLETIN TYPE:  Reinstated for TradingBULLETIN DATE:  June 21, 2024NEX Company Further to the TSX Venture Exchange Bulletin dated January 9, 2023, the...

21 jun 2024
B2Gold Corp. ("B2Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the voting results from its Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held on Thursday, June 20, 2024. A total of 845,972,994 common shares were voted at the...

21 jun 2024
Global X Investments Canada Inc. ("Global X") is pleased to announce the distribution amounts per security (the "Distributions") for its exchange traded funds (the "ETFs"), for the period ending June 30, 2024, as indicated in the tables below. The...

21 jun 2024
The Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, the Honorable Kamal Khera, and the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, the Honorable Marci Ien, will be in Mississauga to announce investments in mental health support...



News published on and distributed by: