Certain statements contained herein regarding the Company and its operations constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements that are not historical facts, including without limitation statements regarding future estimates, plans, objectives, assumptions or expectations for future performance, are "forward-looking statements." We caution you that such "forward looking statements" involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Such risks and uncertainties include fluctuations in precious metal prices, unpredictable results of exploration activities, uncertainties inherent in the estimation of mineral reserves and resources, fluctuations in the costs of goods and services, problems associated with exploration and mining operations, changes in legal, social or political conditions in the jurisdictions where the Company operates, lack of appropriate funding and other risk factors, as discussed in the Company's filings with Canadian and American Securities regulatory agencies. Resource and production goals and forecasts may be based on data insufficient to support them. Mr. Vic Chevillon, MSc, CPG, is the Qualified Person for the Company as required by NI 43-101. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
The following risk issues have been identified for the Cordero project: Cordero as currently understood is a low grade, bulk tonnage deposit which will need favorable metal recoveries, metal prices and low operating costs to be developed. Updated resources are reported from the September 3, 2104 news release with the NI 43-101 accompanying technical report, which is being prepared by Independent Mining Consultants (IMC) in collaboration with M3 Engineering and Technology (M3) of Tucson, AZ. The report is expected to be filed within 45 days from the news release dated Sept 3, 2014 and will be available for viewing at www.sedar.com or at http://www.levon.com. The resource is within an open pit geometry generated by a floating cone algorithm using metal prices and recoveries of: Lead, $0.95/lb and 80% recovery; Zinc, $0.94/lb and 81% recovery; Silver, $20.00/oz with 85% recovery, gold, $1,250.00/oz, 18.00% recovery to a lead concentrate and 15% recovery to a zinc concentrate. The open pit model includes mining and operating charges of $6.00/t porcess, $0.75/t G&A, $1.75/t mining cost and estimated TCRC costs, as well as refining and transportation costs for silver $0.024/g, gold $0.00/g, zinc $0.32/lb and lead, $0.42/lb. The updated metal prices and precoveries and costs were provided by M3 on the basis of the latest pre-feasibility scale metallurgical test results and their latest cost and metal price estimates. The Mineral Resource Update announced in a September 3, 2014 news release was authored and approved by Herbert E. Welhener, Vice President, Independent Mining Consultants (IMC) MMSA-QPM, SME Registered Member #3434330RM who is the Qualified Person for purposes of the Technical Report,which is in progress.