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SAXUM was awarded the EPCM of Lindero, largest mining project under development in Argentina since 2017

One of the relevant projects SAXUM is currently developing is Lindero, performing the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management, which places SAXUM as the first engineering company to executive this kind of Project in NorthWestern Argentina. Fortuna Silver Mines inc. (Fortuna), having acquired GoldRock Mines (GoldRock) in 2016 took over the Lindero gold Project, which is located in Province of Salta, Argentina, in the Andes County, 270 kilometers west of the capital city of Salta. In 2013, SAXUM performed a prefeasibility study and conceptual engineering required to obtain the necessary permits for the construction, startup and commisioning of this project; the feasibility study was completed in 2015 mainly in the areas of civil/structural, mechanical and electrical engineering. In 2017, Fortuna hired SAXUM as a process specialist to identify improvement opportunites and review the basic design criteria of the entire Project; as a result, SAXUM updated the project, performing the Basic Engineering and revised the CAPEX.

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