SilverCrest delivered in spades for me, right out of the gate in 2018. Since then, the company’s Las Chispas project in Mexico keeps getting bigger and better. I have no doubt that this is a high-margin mine in the making. That’s great, but at C$656 million in market valuation, it’s not cheap, and there’s elevated political risk in Mexico due to the country’s new leftist president. CEO Eric Fier was a good sport fielding my questions about these issues, and more.

Monday, August 19, 5:08pm, EDT, 2019