PRECIOUS METALS

Silver starts flowing at La Platosa

Naysayers said it couldn’t be done but, having almost dried out the La Platosa high-grade silver mine in Durango, Mexico, Excellon Resources will start to ramp up mining in the coming months and transform the company into one of the most interesting silver plays in the country

Paul Harris
Chief executive Brendan Cahill stands by a panel underground in the La Platosa mine

Chief executive Brendan Cahill stands by a panel underground in the La Platosa mine

Production at La Platosa has historically been constrained by water inflows – a bottleneck restricting Excellon to mining about 150t/d– so solving the water issue has always been the key to unlocking ore...

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