Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:SSRI,TSX:SSO) provided updates on its 2012 production at the Pirquitas mine in Argentina.
As quoted in the press release:
Exceeded silver production guidance: Produced 8.6 million ounces of silver in 2012, exceeding the high-end of the guidance range. Produced 11.2 million pounds of zinc, near the high-end of 2012 guidance.
Silver Standard’s President and CEO, John Smith, said:
At Pirquitas, we exceeded the high-end of our silver production guidance range, producing a record 8.6 million ounces and delivered on our sales strategy. Exploration remains key to our business model, and we continue to focus on adding value through the drill bit.