Silver Standard Resources is a Vancouver-based mining company with assets throughout the Americas. It is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: SSO) and on the NASDAQ Global Market (NASDAQ: SSRI). The company owns and operates the Pirquitas mine in Jujuy, Argentina, which is one of the largest primary silver mines in the world. Pirquitas achieved commercial production in December 2009. In 2012, the mine produced 8.6 million ounces of silver, exceeding production guidance for the year, and is expected to produce up to 8.5 million ounces of silver in 2013. Silver Standard also has two wholly owned feasibility stage projects, Pitarrilla in Mexico and San Luis in Peru. On July 12, 2005, Silver Standard Resources Inc. reported the remaining outstanding drilling results from the Berenguela project located five kilometers east of Santa Lucia on the altiplano of southern Peru.