SSR Mining Inc.

10:32 AM EST - SSR Mining Inc. : Has completed the previously announced transaction with SilverCrest Metals Inc. to purchase, on a private placement basis, 780,000 common shares of SilverCrest at a price of $5.85 per common share for total consideration of $4,563,000. This transaction was previously announced in SSR Mining's news release dated July 23. Upon closing of this transaction, SSR Mining holds 9,000,645 common shares of SilverCrest at an average cost of $3.91 per common share. SSR Mining Inc. shares T.SSRM are trading down $0.41 at $20.26.