Newmont expects Peñasquito production in early June after Covid-19 closure ends

Newmont is continuing to ramp up operations at its Peñasquito lead-zinc-silver mine in Zacatecas, Mexico and expects first production in early June.

The mine, which was placed on care and maintenance in early April alongside other non-essential businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic, began ramping up in phases after the Mexican government designated it an essential activity.

“Over the next two weeks, the site will implement required hygiene protocols and mobilize key operations and maintenance teams for training. Production is expected to commence in early...


Andrea Hotter

May 19, 2020

14:46 GMT

New York