The company says it produced 56,913 ounces of gold during the first quarter of 2013, compared to 43,901 in the first quarter of 2012.
A company news release says Kensington produced 25,206 ounces of gold in the first three months of this year, more than triple the production during the same period last year.
Coeur’s silver production of 3.8 million ounces was 22 percent less than first quarter 2012, due to lower grade ore processed from the Palmarejo mine in Mexico.
Realized gold prices during the first quarter of this year averaged $1,630 an ounce, down 4 percent over the first quarter of 2012. Silver was down 6 percent, averaging $30.61 per ounce.
Coeur is scheduled to report first quarter full operating and financial results on May 9th.
- The Ketchikan School Board approved a new policy Wednesday establishing programs to help reduce child abuse and sexual assault. There was no discussion before the unanimous roll-call vote in favor of the policy, which calls for age-appropriate information for students in all grade levels to teach about appropriate conduct, and resources available for students.
- The United Fishermen of Alaska is working on a project to figure out what issues the salmon fleet is concerned about – and how to reach them.
- In its most recent draft, the Juneau Assembly added gender expression as a protected class in its proposed Equal Rights Ordinance.