VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Solaris Resources Inc. (TSX:SLS, OTCQB:SLSSF) ("Solaris" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Javier Toro as Chief Operating Officer ("COO") to lead the advancement of the Warintza Project ("Warintza" or "the Project") in southeastern Ecuador starting January 1st. In addition, the Company reports that it is in advanced discussions on a US$80 million offtake financing package to fund the Project through studies and permitting.

Highlights

  • Mr. Toro is a Mining Engineer with over 25 years of experience leading the design and execution of engineering and economic studies for global scale open pit copper projects in the Americas
  • During an 11-year tenure with Hudbay Minerals, Mr. Toro held progressively more senior roles, most recently as Vice President, Mining Technical Services, with prior executive and director-level roles in mining, technical services, and mine optimization
  • Mr. Toro provided management of National Instrument 43-101 Technical Reports, Preliminary Economic Assessments, Pre-Feasibility and Feasibility Studies for various copper projects, including the Constancia mine in Peru and Copper World mine in the United States
  • Developed a strong industry reputation hosting site visits for investors, analysts, financial and strategic parties in connection with tours, financing and M&A due diligence reviews
  • The Company reports that it is in advanced discussions on a US$80 million offtake financing package to fund the Warintza Project through studies and permitting

Mr. Daniel Earle, President & CEO, commented: "On behalf of the Board of Directors and executive team, I would like to welcome Javier to the Solaris family. Javier is a highly successful leader with a proven record of achievement that is directly relevant to ...

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