Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX: SMT) is pleased to report first quarter 2017 production results featuring the highest level of throughput and metal production to date from the Yauricocha Mine.
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.
First Quarter 2017 Production Highlights
Total tonnes processed of 529,695; an 11% increase over Q1 2016
Silver equivalent production of 3.0 million ounces; a 28% increase from Q1 2016
Copper equivalent production of 26.1 million pounds; a 28% increase from Q1 2016
Increase of 54% in silver equivalent production and 21% increase in throughput at Yauricocha during Q1 2017 vs Q1 2016