Silver Standard Resources Inc. is a silver resource company. The Company�s properties are located in six countries in the Americas. The Company is focused on operating and producing silver from the Pirquitas Mine, which is located in the Province of Jujuy, Argentina, and on advancing the Pitarrilla Project in Durango State, Mexico as well as the San Luis Project in Ancash Department, Peru. In addition, the Company continues to advance its portfolio of mineral projects and properties, which are at various stages of exploration and development. During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Pirquitas Mine produced 8.6 million ounces of silver and 11.2 million pounds of zinc. In 2012, the Company completed approximately 53,000 metres of drilling at the Pirquitas Mine.