Santacruz Silver resumes operations at Mexico mill

Thursday, November 23, 2017


Vancouver, B.C. - Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:SCZ) (the "Company" or "Santacruz") reports that the Company has recommenced operations at its Veta Grande mill located in Veta Grande, Zacatecas Mexico following authorization from PROFEPA and SEMARNAT (Mexico's environmental regulatory authorities) to do so.

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Operations at the Veta Grande mill were halted on November 3, 2017 pursuant to a notice issued by PROFEPA requesting a temporary suspension of operations until certain licensing documentation related to the operatorship of the mill was filed with regulatory bodies. All requested documentation was filed with the appropriate regulatory bodies on November 8, 2017 (see press release dated November 17, 2017).

About Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd.

Santacruz is a Mexican focused silver company with two producing silver projects (Rosario Project, including the Rosario Mine, Cinco Estrellas Property and Membrillo Prospect, and the right to operate the Veta Grande Project and milling facility); and two exploration properties, the Minillas Property and Zacatecas properties. Santacruz is managed by a technical team of professionals with proven track records in developing, operating and discovering silver mines in Mexico with a corporate objective to become a mid-tier silver producer.


Arturo Préstamo Elizondo,

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director