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Aurcana Receives CMA’s Environmental Sustainability Hardrock “Best of Best” Award

March 4, 2019


Vancouver, BC, - Aurcana Corporation ("Aurcana" or the "Company") (TSXV: AUN)  The Colorado Mining Association (CMA) awarded Ouray Silver Mining Inc, owned by Aurcana Corporation, it’s 2018 Hardrock “Best of the Best” Environmental Sustainability Award for 2018.

CMA’s “Best of the Best” Hardrock Environmental Sustainability Award promotes sustainable practices and builds positive public perceptions of our modern mining industry by providing the opportunity for mining operators to demonstrate their proactive commitment and approaches to environmental sustainability.  

At Ouray Silver’s Revenue-Virginius Mine, in Ouray, Colorado, the company worked to solve a materials handling challenge by identifying a beneficial reuse for its waste rock and tailings generated by its mining operations. With approval of the State of Colorado, the company donates waste rock and tailings to Ouray County and the US Forest Service for road base and compacted fill materials along County Road 361 which provides access to the Yankee Boy Basin and Imogene Pass to Telluride. The ability to mix tailings and waste rock that can be reused reduces tailing impoundments by 30% over the life of the mine.

CMA President Stan Dempsey, Jr praised Ouray Silver for receiving CMA’s Environmental Sustainability Award. “Congratulations to Ouray Silver for being recognized by their mining peers in receiving this prestigious award demonstrating the company’s commitment to applying the very highest environmental practices that benefit the local community and Colorado’s thriving tourist economy”.

CMA is an industry organization, founded in 1876, whose more than 500 members include the producers of coal and other minerals throughout Colorado, the west and the world. The association also counts within its membership both individuals and organizations providing equipment, services, supplies and other support to the industry.


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This press release does not constitute an offer for sale or a solicitation of an offer to buy, in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, any "U.S. Person" (as such term is defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act")) of any equity or other securities of Aurcana or Ouray. None of the securities to be issued pursuant to the Arrangement have been or will be registered under the 1933 Act or any applicable securities laws of any state of the United States, and any securities issued in the Arrangement are anticipated to be issued in reliance upon the exemptions from such registration requirements of the 1933 Act provided by Section 3(a)(10) thereof and/or Section 4(a)(2) thereof and in accordance with applicable exemptions under any applicable securities laws of any state of the United States. The securities of the Resulting Issuer to be issued in connection with the Offering have not been and will not be registered under the 1933 Act or any applicable securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, a U.S. Person absent registration under the 1933 Act or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the 1933 Act and in accordance with all applicable securities laws of any state of the United States.


Aurcana Corporation owns the Revenue-Virginius Mine, in Colorado, and the Shafter-Presidio Silver Project in Texas, US.  The primary resource at Shafter and Revenue-Virginius is silver.  Both are fully permitted for production.


“Kevin Drover”, President & CEO

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Aurcana Corporation

Phone: (604) 331-9333

Gary Lindsey, Corporate Communications

Phone: (720)-273-6224



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