Silver Standard Resources Inc. holds one of the largest in ground silver resources of any publicly-traded silver company. Focused on the acquisition and development of advanced silver-dominant projects, Silver Standard has interests in 12 properties and operates the wholly-owned Pirquitas mine in Argentina. Pirquitas is projected to produce 8 to 10 million ounces of silver per year during the life of mine, making it one of the largest silver mines in Argentina. Silver Standard is well-financed with a strong balance sheet and an experienced operations team. The company has a proven exploration track record and is focused on building development and operating capability to provide a strong platform for growth.