Pan American restarts Huaron, Morococha

Pan American Silver has restarted its operations in Peru, Huaron and Morococha, following closure after several workers fell ill with the coronavirus in July.
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Operator at the Morococha silver mine in Yauli, Peru

The operations were put into care and maintenance in mid-July

Production has now resumed at both mines.

Over the past couple of weeks, Pan American has been gradually redeploying its workforce at Huaron and Morococha following implementation of intensive health screenings and testing for the COVID-19 virus, it said.

Pan American owns 92.3% of Morococha and 100% of Huaron, another polymetallic silver mine near Pasco, Peru. The miner also has operating assets in Canada, Mexico, Argentina and Bolivia.