Coeur Mining, Inc. (“Coeur”) (NYSE: CDE) (TSX: CDM) announced today that its Rochester mine was recognized for outstanding achievement in safety by the Nevada Mining Association (NVMA). The NVMA honored Rochester with its 2013 1 st Place Safety Award for the Surface Operations, Medium Mine category. The award is based on performance in the 2012 calendar year.
“We are honored that the NVMA has again recognized Coeur for its dedication to worker safety,” said Mitchell J. Krebs, Coeur’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Nothing is more important to us than the well-being of our workforce and we are committed to maintaining the highest health and safety standards at all of our operations,” he said.
Coeur Mining, Inc. is the largest U.S.-based primary silver producer and a growing gold producer. The Company has four precious metals mines in the Americas generating strong production, sales and cash flow. Coeur produces from its wholly owned operations: the Palmarejo silver-gold mine in Mexico, the San Bartolomé silver mine in Bolivia, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada and the Kensington gold mine in Alaska. Coeur has a non-operating interest in the Endeavor silver-gold mine in Australia. The Company has two feasibility stage projects, the Joaquin silver project in Argentina and the La Preciosa silver-gold project in Mexico. In addition, Coeur conducts ongoing exploration activities in Mexico, Argentina, Nevada, Alaska and Bolivia. The Company owns strategic investment positions in eight silver and gold development companies with projects in North and South America.