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October 2018

Endeavour Silver has engaged Smith Foster to prepare a second updated PFS for the Terronera Project.

September 2018

Smith Foster has completed the updated PFS for the Terronera project which was filed on SEDAR September 17, 2018.

June 2018

Smith Foster has completed the rehabilitation and upgrade of the El Compas plant.

January 2018

Endeavour Silver has engaged Smith Foster to prepare an updated Pre-Feasibility Study for the Terronera Project.

August 2017

Endeavour Silver has engaged Smith Foster to provide project and construction management services for the rehabilitation and upgrading of its El Compas (La Plata) plant. The project is expected to take six months at a cost of approximately US $10.5 million. The plant is located in Zacatecas State, Mexico.

May 2017

Smith Foster has completed the PEA for Endeavour's El Compas Project and the PFS for Endeavour's Terronera Project which have been filed on SEDAR May 11, 2017 and May 19, 2017 respectively.

October 2016

Endeavour Silver has engaged Smith Foster to prepare a Pre-Feasibility Study ("PFS") for a 2,000 TPD operation for their Terronera silver project located in Jalisco State, Mexico. The Initial production for year one will be 1,000 TPD ramping up to 2,000 TPD in year two. The study is expected to be completed by year-end.

September 2016

Endeavour Silver has engaged Smith Foster to prepare a Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") for their recently acquired El Compas project located in Zacatecas, Mexico. The PEA is expected to be completed by December 2016.

May 2015

Smith Foster has completed the PEA for Endeavour Silver's Terronera Project (formerly San Sebastian) which was filed on SEDAR May 13, 2015 (see About/Media).

September 2014

Endeavour Silver has engaged Smith Foster to prepare a Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") for a 1,000 TPD operation for their San Sebastian silver project located in Jalisco State, Mexico.

September 2013

Endeavour Silver reports (see press release dated September 16, 2013) that all three of their mining operations (Bolanitos, Guanacevi and El Cubo) are operating close to their capacities. El Cubo is currently processing in excess of 1500TPD of ore and Smith Foster expects to complete the project by the end of September.

June 2013

The 1,200TPD El Cubo plant was put into operation in May, 2013 as scheduled (see Endeavour Press Release dated June 3, 2013). The El Cubo plant is currently being improved and expanded to 1,500TPD which is scheduled to be completed by the end of July, 2013.

June 2012

Teck Resources Limited engaged Smith Foster to provide a Peer Review of a draft feasibility study for the expansion of Neptune Terminal's coal storage and loading facilities in North Vancouver. Smith Foster's scope was the ship-loader portion of the project and our services were completed in August to allow the feasibility study to be finalized in September. Our review covered all aspects of the study including the design, costs and project execution plan. 

May 2012

Smith Foster is providing project and construction management services for the expansion of Endeavour Silver's Bolanitos Silver Mine from 1,000TPD to 1,600TPD. Our CM team is refurbishing used equipment from other Endeavour operations to meet the tight schedule and budget. The project is on schedule to be completed by the end of 2012.

October 2012

Smith Foster is providing project and construction management services to Endeavour Silver Corp. for the rebuild and expansion of the El Cubo plant to 1200TPD. The work is scheduled for completion by the end of April 2013. The El Cubo plant and mine was recently purchased by Endeavour from AuRico Gold Inc. for US$200 million.

January 2012

In April 2012 Endeavour Silver announced the acquisition of the El Cubo mine located in Guanajuato State, Mexico from AuRico Gold Inc. As part of its due diligence, Endeavour retained Smith Foster in January 2012 to assess the El Cubo mine and prepare a capital cost estimate to expand the concentrator mill from 800TPD to 2,000TPD. Endeavour completed the acquisition in July 2012.