NI 43-101 Disclosure

Information on this website of a technical or scientific nature is reviewed and approved by Andrew Swarthout, AIPG Certified Professional Geologist, who is the Executive Chairman of the Company and a Qualified Person as defined in NI 43-101.

All diamond drilling has been performed using HQ diameter core with recoveries averaging greater than 95%. Core is logged and split on site under the supervision of Bear Creek geologists. Sampling is done on two-metre intervals and samples are transported by Company staff for direct shipping to ALS Chemex, Laboratories in Lima, Peru. ALS Chemex is an ISO 9001:2000-registered laboratory and is preparing for ISO 17025 certification. Silver, lead, and zinc assays utilize a multi-acid digestion with atomic absorption (“ore-grade assay method”). The QC/QA program includes the insertion every 20th sample of known standards prepared by SGS Laboratories, Inspectorate, Peru and Rock Labs, Australia.

Corani Project

The 2019 Report was prepared by Ausenco Services Pty Ltd, with input from additional technical, legal and financial participants and the following Qualified Persons (“QP”, as defined in National Instrument 43-101): Greg Lane, FAusIMM, Chief Technical Officer of Ausenco Services Pty Ltd, is the QP responsible for the Summary, Introduction, Reliance on Other Experts, Interpretation, Recovery Methods, Project Infrastructure, Concentrate Market Studies and Contracts, Capital and Operating Costs, Economic Analysis, Adjacent Properties, Other Relevant Data and Information, Interpretation and Conclusions, Recommendations, and References; Kevin Gunesch, PE, Principal Mining Engineer of GRE, is the QP for the Property Description and Location, Accessibility, Climate, Local Resources, Infrastructure and Physiography, and, and History; Terre Lane, MMSA, Principal Mining Engineer of GRE, and Todd Harvey, Director of Processing and President of GRE, are the QP’s for Mineral Processing and Metallurgical Testing; Terre Lane, MMSA, Principal Mining Engineer of GRE, is the QP responsible for Geometallurgical Modeling, Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Estimates, and Mining Methods; Hamid Samari, Senior Geologist of GRE, is the QP responsible for Geological Setting and Mineralization, Deposit Types, Exploration, Drilling, Sample Preparation, and Data Verification; Denys Parra, SME Registered Member, General Manager of Anddes Peru is the QP responsible for Waste Management, Mine Waste Rock and Tailings Management Facilities, and, Water Supply and Management;  Eduardo Ruiz, EFG Register Member, General Manager of Amphos 21, is the QP responsible for Summary of Air, Noise, Groundwater and Surface Water Studies, Site Water Balance, Closure Phase Water Management, and, Monitoring, and Maintenance; David Arcos, EFG Register Member, Geochemistry Manager of Amphos 21, is the QP responsible for Summary of Geochemical Studies; and, Michael Meyer, Ph.D., MMSA, Principal Scientist of Meyer EPS Inc., is the QP responsible for Environmental Studies, Permitting, and Social or Community Impact. Each of these individuals has read and consented to the use, public disclosure and filing of the scientific and technical information contained in the November 5, 2019 news release, and has read, certified their participation in and consented to the filing of the 2019 Report.

 

The 2017 Corani Technical Report was prepared by a team of independent Qualified Persons (or “QP”s, as defined in National Instrument 43-101) including: Juan Carlos Tapia, ChE, IMCh, PE of Sedgman, responsible for Summary, Introduction, Reliance on Other Experts, Recovery Methods, Interpretations and Conclusions, Recommendations and References; Kevin Gunesch, PE, Principal Mining Engineer of GRE, responsible for Property Description and Location, Accessibility and Infrastructure, History, Mining Methods and Market Studies; Jennifer Brown, PG, SME-RM, an associate of GRE, responsible for Geological Setting and Mineralization, Deposit Types, Exploration, Drilling, Sample Preparation and Analysis, Data Verification and Adjacent Properties; Rick Moritz, MMSA, Principal Mining Engineer of GRE, jointly responsible for Mineral Processing and Metallurgical Testing; Deepak Malhotra, PhD, MMSA, Independent Consultant, jointly responsible for Mineral Processing and Metallurgical Testing; Terre Lane, MMSA, Principal Mining Engineer of GRE, responsible for Mineral Resource Estimates, Economic Analysis, Other Relevant Data and Information and jointly responsible for Mineral Reserve Estimates and Mining Methods; Denys Parra, PE, Independent Consultant, jointly responsible for Mineral Reserve Estimates, Environmental Studies, Permitting and Social or Community Impact and Mining Methods; Gregory Wortman, BE (Metallurgy), PE, of Sedgman, jointly responsible for Project Infrastructure; Larry Breckenridge, PE, Principal Environmental Engineer of GRE, jointly responsible for Environmental Studies, Permitting and Social or Community Impact and Project Infrastructure; and, Michal Short, BE (Civil), CEng FIMMM, FAusIMM(CP), FIEAust, CPEng, of GBM, responsible for Capital and Operating Costs.

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