SSR Mining (SSRM)

Michael McDonald Investor Relations
Rod Antal President and CEO
Greg Martin Chief Financial Officer
Steward Beckman COO
Ovais Habib Scotiabank
Cosmos Chiu CIBC
Dalton Baretto Canaccord
Daniel Morgan UBS
Mike Parkin National Bank
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Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the SSR Mining’s Third Quarter 2020 Conference Call. This call is being recorded. At this time, I would like to turn the conference over for opening remarks and introduction. I'd like to turn the call over to Michael McDonald, Investor Relations for SSR Mining. Please go ahead.

Michael McDonald

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this the Martin, Rod Joining our call and President Greg Steward CFO; us morning Beckman, COO.. and CEO; are on Antal,

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Rod Antal

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Greg Martin

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Steward Beckman

Thanks, Greg.

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Rod Antal

Greg. thanks, Well, and Steward

a catalysts that to the growth approach of number will our from of job the responsible are the value lining a COVID, The of within announcement at despite integrating and by both and financial we've show business the companies the merger, portfolio. So strength and dividend into we And exciting challenges highlights operations, new done allocation. up SSR. an capital the completing managing potential thrown our us a amazing finally,

line I'll have. operator So may you to with take the Hello, pass Operator? the questions and that, any


you. Thank

question ahead. answer Ovais session. We Habib the a Instructions] Scotiabank. [Operator go begin will Our from first now Please and comes of question

Ovais Habib

a quarter. Hi, Rod taking And my congrats and on and team thanks for questions. great

me. Just of a couple quick questions from

off with Çöpler. Just the well how to hear starting Great are autoclaves performing.

shutdown in shut down or in one second Is shutdown half the number is the first now mentioned autoclave expected XXXX? this You -- autoclave XXXX. half of expected

Rod Antal

quarter first this Per in the at scheduling, I point. think,

Ovais Habib

number need ramp The two, you first up any kind of the expecting that of the how in just you're that guys anything has shutdown optimizations first you gone. terms the do in there in first a quarter. that or the shutdown those you to terms I autoclaves in quarter? well, of routine the Is the autoclave mean, saw And that is seeing? this half within or Or

Rod Antal

driver we expecting wear shutdown. we're one routine It be The of they item expected have are the than They've the But had replacement replace the blades, agitator first quarter. to to. because just like for this them a much lasted will main to wear. and they eventually longer

Ovais Habib

at exploration moving just drilling then Ardich. And to on

any to mentioned we And the infill? drilling around have expectations? that us as started can premium and You results give timeframe. mostly that April that indication to an some been come had Has you of step-out according sort

Steward Beckman


the see. So the then what the out. breaking and stepping out we're expected confirmed resource. the we weeks, next infill drillings in we've planning existing around When on you'll been update we it And -- issue to few

can and in see what's fill you what's So step-out.

Ovais Habib

And be none included just this the confirming study? of will in

Steward Beckman

as you to they No, time. Well, report technical a pick in point know, we no. have

we So this and We the prepared report subsequent. technical is closed.

So in upside you'll technical the what all to it's report. see

Ovais Habib

is? throughput Seabee And into of you're levels. to Okay. know, into record the back just indication on can was the Is moving definitely hitting what tonnes give jump be I'll in And Seabee going current QX you levels expected sustained and XXXX. any XX,XXX that and of that terms But then us for grade queue. then also you throughput to at stockpile

Steward Beckman

the for than is in challenge Seabee The term the mine rather plant. longer the

regarding in extra comment So putting jumbos. we are equipment the some there. My

plant the jumbos. a are working and to up for There able rate. get equipment, at to some rate be order we're plants improvement to new on some in So the mine higher other requests feed

promising Seabee. good So traction. get to seen. us But at would anything upside a beyond have while numbers you take It'll that definitely there's the some not previously for I'm

Ovais Habib

of can stockpile And what as you the grade? give then indication XX,XXX just to us the any tonnes information on

Steward Beckman

about Rod price the that plant. it's very said, the It's so it's average around sit a much pretty small just in as stockpile,

Ovais Habib

back I'll guys. And jump Thanks. it leave into queue. there I'll it. Got

Rod Antal

Ovais. Thanks,


Please Our go Chiu CIBC. from of Cosmos next ahead. question comes

Cosmos Chiu

Thanks, see Hi. that put it here. Greg. Stewart I the first and Rod, good financials guess on certainly market you've Çöpler. And very to off dividend a and as good today, well. Maybe in likes

like grade -- As is from pit grade material. me. time it pit manganese the you about both that and terms And here? talked still improvement contributing and it's the in to you will can Is going cutback what's on magnitude start the it? main Is versus remind higher here the some oxides sulfides benefit looks the of it

Rod Antal


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do plant. higher the comes as we the it feed to grade So

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Cosmos Chiu

the Çöpler, TFS slow you to a MD&A, And then, again, as mentioned, and had construction, little For the you on sure. it bit. on Understood. down

that later XXXX? you've the in on catch requirements. sometime CapEx construction of some ideal want operational world, would in catch in about With talked on maybe of an Is that still up XXXX. you're that advancing said, up you why However, to ahead

Rod Antal

is with Tailings at So, dump to waste of for way Dam mine. another the Çöpler, the it the think

use limestone placement confidence the into the the than it result, the from take a So the material, wall as by wall. with TSF rate is compaction the raise requirements. mostly driven the the the And mostly mining plant rather mine we for and suitable, at --

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a with rest then have back and is associated there the of small it the Now pick way. take to because up cost that it we

are is some Tailings a we're point need ahead to future a long the we pick to up the there out So Dam. in Dam of to to the Tailings there. will where we be cost it and it way in at move But remain

Cosmos Chiu

For Again, to here. sure. ahead moving Marigold maybe out

also in. As transitioning you been Phase you've upper of now X X I levels and Mackay talked about, X, think Mackay levels to the lower the of from is coming

in been You talked about But the between different the potentially haven't of of I lower getting give of -- term well? grade remind also you don't could not terms to grade Marigold to phases. intermediate us color Again, levels some Mackay in are into longer and being as maybe lot grade -- out and that But the of when you're profile, upper for year-over-year it, me variability a a transitioning remember of terms you due term the I have fact X. while now. can you I in

Stewart Beckman

you part have and on can a we'll take to of I give those. that the risk

You're correct.

third Mackay out be confirm for X Mackay and have X in we coming X and and and We into you of quarter, and the numbers forward. second think, down X are X, those I'll back I back transitioning but that going about up now, will to

Cosmos Chiu

sometimes. you the But higher as go you grade transition I as mine, -- into deeper deeper you get guess,

you get mix. upper grade, to the lower of that kind then come levels, As and you're at you would

Stewart Beckman


would grade toward We have as been we're you below back the expect. the reserve grade reserve and moving

Cosmos Chiu

is ice the one, guess, And road? impacts current there that's Any as number do is foresee pandemic? replenish maybe mentioned, Stewart Can here you COVID-XX two, then of your And one in last number of kind inventories, you needed building Seabee your Okay. what of you to of I kind ice the us, the every with concerns question whatnot. Santoy. year remind on terms road timing given and the impact supplies. any

Stewart Beckman

we We work they team beginning to for start build we've impact. team, the bring would. of that and supplies shut our We already. site So, to on year. it as got ready materials as see We no, with inventory much ice bring normally any we road don't go to road next the a would were Because normally quite do don't have expect this own we at the as period, those to is across and ourselves year. building the down

our able don't to be So usually ice year big we to the as it do won't in that. across coming it see but as road, ability be any is COVID from impact

Cosmos Chiu

again, you When to get enough? going it when are going to building it? And start cold is

Stewart Beckman

I think January. they in start

Cosmos Chiu


Stewart Beckman

need they progressively across they get getting work. so take And and usually start moving it to it. start equipment freeze to to it for February, then to -- ready to it one run the trucks to across smaller may it. they to wait harden, hardens start by Certainly, to they're then Then, about

Cosmos Chiu

maybe And out And exploration is here. looking Report last great here, big maybe a some Technical of terms we kind you maybe what one to some just could area at in there a production Rod. was see detail in terms we Again, top are Rod talk some of three-year key might wondering Thanks, more But to kind portfolio, trucks Rod, is Marigold, that's expect costs? are we core clearly out previously it, there looking coming out pit about, optimizing one taking about of expecting terms start again, sort details CapEx, the timing what of in And -- or chatter in what's be? you're well. put longer-term not on a as of can and that about catalyst for of the as picture and Çöpler expect? expecting it's and question, step at coming in the guidance, when new back, talked results the when of at portfolio. Certainly, could you that, guidance

Rod Antal

a Cos, long appreciate question, was it. That I

forward. work been we'd we're and strength business sort as us, new in the three think, that's the I the to So, quarter get say of relieved sort to behind important demonstrate for as team that we're now a results and of because moving us

come the announcements bringing been as meantime, I'm catalyst all, part organizations of together about to it all into ensuring will out we the and exploration think and 'XX particularly of area, starting and give moving the I we've And then as on off, close that look stand us. sort the more up. and things reach XXXX to developing we that plays working in here in so how busily and growth

terms I So catalysts to of finish we've up and year, they're results, already portfolio and into moving got our year, together up first those XXXX. we lined growth next playing outlined in profiles starting line into quarterly then think as things first, all management in and seeing how the we've the

at plenty we're continuing got plays business look the capital to the our on forward we to these returning that to continuing you sheet ensure capital opportunities I'm into an reinvest. I potential balance some to eye shareholders. and of We're have, the to ensure that we've our plate. allocation So bring it out. When think pretty our of sort clearly by got growth excited and we've strategy,

we've already a So, a XXXX but aggressive well. as as a new lot I team, plan think we've covered moving into fairly got

Cosmos Chiu

a And and thanks great again. Thanks lot, answer. a Rod, that's


Dalton of comes next Please Canaccord. Baretto from go question Our ahead.

Dalton Baretto

and finally, a your then In then returns, projects? also about operations through lens? legacy jurisdictional, the sheet the SSR silver as Thanks, now evening, how the well and I'd as shareholder it risks operator. Rod, love you're and start growth perspective? are different given so on for a wishing for very very thoughts particular, is your how said, SSR's world I'd viewing and you That from to thinking company. than a sense just like like best some to team thoughts get the balance And all company you get really to a from everybody. Good I'd Alacer, versus your new by

Rod Antal

were Look, I of was the look today. nearly think, what merger cultural companies Dalton, a And I Paul we we together, were -- when true the talking And similar. when bringing I we through are the both merits to very to and that about think both businesses we held in where alignment. lens close that saw you and

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Daniel Morgant

team. Rod Hi, and

reasonable mining the levels? issue at touch just on question impacts you're just you Çöpler maybe as just COVID First on you. on that well? discuss and Are Çöpler. Can the back Thank you on other assets at where

Stewart Beckman


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Daniel Morgant

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Stewart Beckman

to to start the grams toward those periods. to average, back get we going head I'm they're X.X reserve not up Now, sure in

toward I think bit below numbers. heading little reserve the it's back that, a but

Daniel Morgant

capital more. keen just dividend, the just maybe you've that then, to the return explore And a framework little Okay. bit outlined

free see earlier works, pay And look had the $X.XX to every going per quarter go. and a basis, flow then, just cash supplementary share, that the is the behind for every wondering to I great thought, that you dividend So is is you're the -- quarter X.X which the that? just than how you'll quarter sorry at

at a payout annual good is Or Okay, the more look year something or do you that we're and a looking might it on supplementary. basis, supplementary? half

Greg Martin

Thanks, take I'll just It's Greg. Dan. that question.

XXXX. talked we're uses as as $X.XX quarterly we in initial will say, we'll Rod and to pleased dividend portfolio. opportunity and to regular of see lots the have And per as certainly start So we look QX our returns about share the Stew compared paying you of the starting the dividend at announced in one at of of capital capital

will attributable we trailing those on basis. a supplemental XX-month So, dividends at look

business combined and the down bed those will Board to periodically that. review start we as So together, get results put the

get market conditions to down start dividends and So comparing we'll against those bit be to Board settle then will here buybacks supplemental on things within needs time the little I at depending and look just share give a us think, other of against portfolio. the incremental and returns,

Daniel Morgant

to perhaps, do Do approval as law on a how need buyback the a or you of assessment and not a So make a And do me, dividend? mechanically the this. resolution, jurisdictions you also how do is, you on you that, familiar follow-up the to just a regarding place? question, versus need question AGM would that? buyback with, do Forgive follow-up on get What or mechanics. in Canadian I'm Board that

Greg Martin

Yes, thanks.

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structure. one is that So

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Daniel Morgant

your for responses. you very Okay. Thank much

Greg Martin

you. Thank


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Mike Parkin

guys, good quarter. a congrats Thanks, questions, for my on and taking

something whether NCIB, buyback. follow-up vehicle Would there like XX-month cash payment. trailing on at average like share the Just determine spot, kind or I'm you're NCIB or the a a your something of within to [ph] assuming something versus pursue be like using not a a valuation Puna below you that's active you

Greg Martin

market any to Yes. specific at Obviously, playing are number addition out. factors general in conditions specific look -- that Thanks, we'll Mike. of a

see get too we're business see I here want -- specific conditions in over lot time. volatility see can obviously a we because to of don't it we cyclical on in So, a -- we and market

we do were would we in that And perspective. it position so, valuation structure long-term we Over our looking to a certainly be on a wouldn't use part, it. really felt to again, intent at be valuation unless so strong

supplemental look think, will the said, I the then these as capital, return on primary recurring So basis. and we of we we a at dividend see as quarterly

in of return what piece. we've would dividend being the said you again focus there primary capital the I around terms So

Mike Parkin

track a with you? having satellite ahead to record a like feasibility respect makes comfortable Okay. are Switching construction analysis full weeks. the Are you what in through Yes, With to you how for will on study? going after go given of stage economic it stuff regional that's earlier next of and the it's steps Or Are to the that? you few be experience, some mentioned to coming move it down the more over sense. an PEA, decision? Ardich, the pipe it kind the next

Stewart Beckman

for thanks that. Yes,

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Mike Parkin


-- much be dollars not pretty much other So than the should spending months? XX next during exploration

Stewart Beckman

a have lot don't We no. to spend. No,

we've metallurgical $XX to the the test types, those of got order and obviously, development the million. off but cost work it's So,

Mike Parkin


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Stewart Beckman

targets also North the, have well, number Northwest targets. that to I guess, of the a series we trend quite then up there's a as -- mineralized to branches Fisher and along and goes that So down of through

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Mike Parkin


Stewart Beckman

to longer bit bit Seabee exploration We horizon invest a year this making. around are into maybe in a of little looking more time for to give a decision ourselves

Mike Parkin

take need up to, ownership remind you just can Okay. XX%? you from that believe And do earlier, you Fisher to to said on then, on XX% I what us

Greg Martin

Yes. Thanks, Mike. here. Greg It's

really one-time from increase just $X that number we'll it's to due So a next And we the payment at that to to do through that's look of XX%. as partner our work to XX% here million months.

Mike Parkin

All Thanks answered, other congrats my thanks much were very Okay. so again. guys. questions and

Greg Martin

Thank you.


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Rod Antal

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