Sierra Metals reports Q3 silver production up 34% from last year
Sierra Metals reports Q3 production results featuring the highest level of quarterly consolidated equivalent metal production. Results are from Sierra Metals' three underground mines in Latin America: The Yauricocha polymetallic mine in Peru, and the Bolivar copper and Cusi silver Mines in Mexico. Q3 production highlights include: silver production of 1.0M ounces; a 34% increase from last year; copper production of 11.1M pounds; a 34% increase from last year; zinc production of 22.5M pounds; an 8% increase from last year; lead production of 10.5M pounds; a 65% increase from last year; gold production of 3,490 ounces; an 83% increase from last year; copper equivalent production of 32.3 million pounds; a 37% increase from last year; record quarterly ore throughput and metal production at the Yauricocha Mine in Peru and the Bolivar Mine in Mexico The Company achieved record quarterly consolidated equivalent metal production and ore throughput, as well as record quarterly ore throughput and equivalent metal production from the Yauricocha and Bolivar Mines. The Company has continued to build on its successful plant expansions, and mine production increases in Mexico over the last three quarters. This has resulted in record quarterly metal production, as the Company is approaching its 2019 target of 4,250 tonnes per day at Bolivar and 1,200 TPD at Cusi.