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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This website contains “forward-looking information” and “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable Canadian and United States securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, information with respect to the future exploration, development and exploitation plans concerning Torex’s Morelos gold property (the “Morelos Gold Property” located in the Guerrero Gold Belt in southern Mexico, approximately 180 kilometres to the southwest of Mexico City and 50 kilometres southwest of Iguala, consisting of seven mineral concessions covering a total area of approximately 29,000 hectares), the adequacy of Torex’s financial resources, business plans and strategy and other events or conditions that may occur in the future, and the results set out in the Technical Report (as defined below) including the preliminary economic assessment (“PEA”) of the Media Luna deposit (the Media Luna Project”, an early stage development project), the mineral resource and mineral reserve estimates, the ability to exploit estimated mineral reserves, Torex’s expectation that the El Limón Guajes mining complex (the “ELG Mine Complex”, comprised of the El Limón, Guajes and El Limón Sur open pits (the “ELG Open Pits”), the El Limón Guajes underground mine including zones referred to as Sub-Sill and El Limón Deep (collectively, the “ELG Underground”), and the processing plant and related infrastructure) will be profitable with positive economics from mining, recoveries, grades, annual production, receipt of all necessary approvals and permits, the parameters and assumptions underlying the mineral resource and mineral reserve estimates and the financial analysis, and gold prices, the timing and completion of the remaining construction and ramp-up of the ELG Underground, the successful ramp-up of processing facilities of the ELG Mine Complex and achieving full production, the ability to maintain the safety and security of the ELG Mine Complex, expected metal recoveries and gold production, total cash costs per ounce of gold sold, AISC per ounce of gold sold and revenues from operations, the expectation that Torex will be able to generate sufficient cash flow to satisfy the financial covenants under a secured $400 million debt facility (the “Loan Facility”) and service the debt on a timely basis, the expected satisfaction of certain projected operating and performance parameters (the “Operating Covenant”) required under the Loan Facility, the ability to mine and process estimated mineral reserves, plans to complete the follow-up diamond drilling of the ELG Underground exploration targets and advancement of the Media Luna Project, the expected continued successful ramp-up and operation of the sulfidization, acidification, recycling and thickening (“SART”) plant, the expected cost saving from the operation of the SART plant and the contribution to revenue from copper as a by-product, the expected continued operation of the tailings filtration plant at design levels and further advances of funds if required, pursuant to the Loan Facility (which is subject to certain customary conditions precedent), the expected timing and receipt of value added tax (“VAT”) funds, the potential growth of the ELG Underground and the potential of the Muckahi mining system (“Muckahi”) and its possible application to other underground deposits.
Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “plans,” “expects,” or “does not expect,” “is expected,” “budget,” “scheduled,” “goal,” “estimates,” “forecasts,” “intends,” “anticipates,” or “does not anticipate,” or “believes” or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may,” “could,” “would,” “might,” or “will be taken,” “occur,” or “be achieved.” Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Torex to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including risks associated with the ramp-up of the processing plant, fluctuation in gold and other metal prices, commodity price risk, currency exchange rate fluctuations, capital and operational cost estimates, dependence on key executives and employees, limited operating history, generating positive cash flow, the ability of Torex to secure additional financing, risk of dilution to holders of common shares in Torex, the safety and security of Torex’s properties, servicing of the indebtedness of Torex, liquidity risk, the ability to secure necessary permits and licenses, title to the land on which Torex operates, including surface and access rights, foreign operations and political and country risk, government policies and practices in respect of the administration of recovery of VAT funds and recovery of VAT funds, exploration, development, exploitation and the mining industry generally, environmental risks and hazards, decommissioning and reclamation costs, parameters and assumptions underlying mineral resource and mineral reserve estimates and financial analyses being incorrect, actual results of current exploration, development and exploitation activities not being consistent with expectations, potential litigation, hiring the required personnel and maintaining personnel relations, future commodity prices, no history of earnings or dividends, infrastructure, single property focus, use and reliance of experts outside Canada, competition, hedging contracts, interest rate risk, insurance for risks insured by Torex continue to be available and adequate to cover liabilities, price and volatility of public stock, conflicts of interest of certain personnel, credit risk, compliance with anti-corruption laws and the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (“ESTMA”), enforcement of legal rights, accounting policies and internal controls as well as those risk factors included herein and elsewhere in the Technical Report, Torex’s most recent annual information form (“AIF”) filed on SEDAR and Torex’s other public disclosure.
Forward-looking information is based on the reasonable assumptions, estimates, analysis and opinions of management made in light of its experience and its perception of trends, current conditions and expected developments, as well as other factors that management believes to be relevant and reasonable in the circumstances at the date that such statements are made, but which may prove to be incorrect. Although Torex believes that the assumptions and expectations reflected in such forward-looking information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information because Torex can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. In addition to other factors and assumptions which may be identified herein, assumptions have been made regarding, among other things: Torex’s ability to carry on its exploration, development and exploitation activities planned for the Morelos Gold Property, completing the ramp-up of the ELG Mine Complex, including optimizing the grinding circuit to bring it into full production, timely access to the high grade material, the timely completion of the development and construction of the ELG Underground, successful ramp-up and operation of the SART plant, expected cost savings and revenue from the SART plant, and the timing and receipt of any required approvals and permits, the price of gold, sufficient cash flow to satisfy the financial covenants under the Loan Facility and service its indebtedness, the ability of Torex to satisfy the Operating Covenant, the ability of Torex to obtain qualified personnel, equipment, goods, consumables and services in a timely and cost-efficient manner, the ability of Torex to operate in a safe, efficient and effective manner, the ability of Torex to obtain financing on acceptable terms, the ability of Torex to access the Morelos Gold Property, the accuracy of Torex’s mineral resource and mineral reserve estimates, annual production, the financial analysis contained in the Technical Report including the PEA, as updated any new technical information contained Torex’s public disclosure from time to time, the regulatory framework regarding environmental matters, the potential to grow the ELG Underground and the viability of Muckahi, as well as those assumptions discussed in the Technical Report, the AIF and Torex’s other public disclosure. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list is not exhaustive of all factors and assumptions which may have been used. Although Torex has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The forward-looking information contained herein is presented for the purposes of assisting investors in understanding Torex’s expected financial and operating performance and the Torex’s plans and objectives and may not be appropriate for other purposes. Torex does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
Cautionary Note regarding the PEA
A preliminary economic assessment should not be considered a prefeasibility study or feasibility study, as the economics and technical viability of the Media Luna Project have not been demonstrated at this time. The Media Luna PEA is preliminary in nature and includes inferred mineral resources that are considered too speculative geologically to have the economic considerations applied to them that would enable them to be categorized as mineral reserves. It cannot be assumed that all or any part of the inferred mineral resources will ever be upgraded to a higher category. Furthermore, there is no certainty that the conclusions or results as reported in the Media Luna PEA will be realized. Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not do not have demonstrated economic viability.
The Media Luna PEA includes information on Muckahi. It is important to note that Muckahi is experimental in nature and has not been tested in an operating mine. Many aspects of the system are conceptual, and proof of concept has not been demonstrated. Drill and blast fundamentals, standards and best practices for underground hard rock mining are applied in the Muckahi, where applicable. The proposed application of a monorail system for underground transportation for mine development and production mining is unique to underground hard rock mining. There are existing underground hard rock mines that use a monorail system for transportation of materials and equipment, however not in the capacity described in the Technical Report (defined below). Aspects of Muckahi mining equipment are currently in the design stage. The mine design, equipment performance and cost estimations are conceptual in nature, and do not demonstrate technical or economic viability. The approximate timeframe to develop and test the concept would be approximately two years for the mine development activities (second quarter 2020) and up to five years for the mine production activities (second quarter 2023). Further studies would be required to verify the viability of Muckahi. Muckahi is not intended as a “trade off study” but is shown in the PEA to merely demonstrate the potential benefits Muckahi may have using the Media Luna deposit as an example. It includes inferred mineral resources that are considered too speculative geologically to have the economic considerations applied to them that would enable them to be categorized as mineral reserves, and there is no certainty that the preliminary economic assessment will be realized. Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability.
Differences in reporting of mineral resource estimates
Information on this website regarding “mineral resources” and “mineral reserves” was prepared in accordance with Canadian standards for reporting of mineral resource estimates, which differ in some respects from United States standards. In particular, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the terms “inferred mineral resources,” “indicated mineral resources,” “measured mineral resources” and “mineral resources” used or referenced in this annual information form are Canadian mineral disclosure terms as defined in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (“NI 43-101”) under the guidelines set out in the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves (the “CIM Standards”). The CIM Standards differ significantly from standards in the United States. While the terms “mineral resource,” “measured mineral resources,” “indicated mineral resources,” and “inferred mineral resources” are recognized and required by Canadian regulations, they are not defined terms under standards in the United States. “Inferred mineral resources” have a great amount of uncertainty as to their existence, and great uncertainty as to their economic and legal feasibility. It cannot be assumed that all or any part of an inferred mineral resource will ever be upgraded to a higher category. Under Canadian rules, estimates of inferred mineral resources may not form the basis of feasibility or other economic studies, except in limited circumstances. The term “resource” does not equate to the term “reserves”. Under United States standards, mineralization may not be classified as a “reserve” unless the determination has been made that the mineralization could be economically and legally produced or extracted at the time the reserve determination is made. Readers are cautioned not to assume that all or any part of measured or indicated mineral resources will ever be converted into mineral reserves. Readers are also cautioned not to assume that all or any part of an inferred mineral resource exists, or is economically or legally mineable. Disclosure of “contained ounces” in a mineral resource is permitted disclosure under Canadian regulations; however, United States companies are only permitted to report mineralization that does not constitute “reserves” by standards in the United States as in place tonnage and grade without reference to unit measures. The requirements of NI 43-101 for identification of “reserves” are also not the same as those of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), and reserves reported by Torex in compliance with NI 43-101 may not qualify as “reserves” under SEC standards. Accordingly, information regarding mineral resources contained or referenced in this annual information form containing descriptions of our mineral deposits may not be comparable to similar information made public by United States companies.
Disclaimer to United States Investors
This website does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States.
The securities of the Company have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.
The supporting technical report (the “Technical Report”) for the Company’s 100% owned Morelos Property in Southwest Mexico, entitled ““NI 43-101 Technical Report ELG Mine Complex Life of Mine Plan and Media Luna Preliminary Economic Assessment”, which has an effective date of March 31, 2018, has been filed with SEDAR on September 4, 2018 and available on this website.
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