First Majestic Receives Mexican Distinction as a "Socially Responsible Business"
March 23, 2009
FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP. (FR-T) (“First Majestic” or the “Company”)
is pleased to announce that on March 12th, 2009 the Centro Mexicano para
la Filantropia (CEMEFI) awarded First Majestic the Socially Responsible
Business Distinction for 2008 (Distintivo Empressa Socialmente
This marks the first time that First Majestic has achieved this annual
award of distinction. This award is a significant milestone for the
Company and was accomplished after having demonstrated responsibility,
transparency and sustainability within its operations and projects in
Relevant activities that the Company excelled in to accomplish this distinction included:
- Corporate Ethics and Governance practices
- Quality of work within the Company
- Relationships with the communities in which the Company operates
- Care and preservation of the environment
President & CEO stated; management at First Majestic feel strongly
that being social responsible sets the foundation for high values and
principles within the Company and supports the mission of growth in a
sustainable way taking care of the most valuable assets; our people and
the communities in which we work.
First Majestic Silver Corp. operates three separate mining units within
Mexico; First Majestic Plata, S.A. de C.V., which owns the La Parrilla
Silver Mine, Minera El Pilon, S.A. de C.V., which owns the San Martin
Silver Mine and Minera La Encantada, S.A. de C.V., which owns the La
Encantada Silver Mine. Each of these units is 100% held by Corporación
First Majestic, S.A. de C.V., a wholly owned subsidiary based in
First Majestic is a producing silver company focused in Mexico and is
aggressively pursuing its business plan to become a senior silver
producer through the development of its existing assets and the pursuit
through acquisition of additional assets that contribute to achieving
its corporate growth objectives.
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or call our toll free number 1.866.529.2807.
FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP.
Keith Neumeyer, President & CEO
This press release includes certain “Forward-Looking Statements”
within the meaning of section 21E of the United States Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements
of historical fact, included herein, including without limitation,
statements regarding potential mineralization and reserves, exploration
results and future plans and objectives of First Majestic Silver Corp.
are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and
uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove
to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ
materially from those anticipated in such statements.