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Coeur Alaska Team Supports Cancer Research in a BOLD Way

March 11, 2015

By Cassandra Joos, Senior Environmental Coordinator - Community involvement has always been important to our team at Coeur Alaska and we recently demonstrated our commitment to one important cause in a bold way. Almost everyone has a story about cancer and how it has touched them or those they love. Relay For Life is an annual 24-hour walking event to raise awareness and funds to fight cancer. Our Coeur Alaska team formed an American Cancer Society Relay For Life team in 2010. I became the team captain in 2012. Each year, our participation in Relay For Life has grown.

Looking Forward to Calling Coeur Our Home

February 25, 2015

by Ken Nelson, General Manager, Coeur Wharf - Coeur Mining’s January 12, 2015 press release announcing the company’s acquisition of the Wharf Mine discusses the many positive financial benefits expected from the addition of Wharf to Coeur’s current portfolio of mining properties. But there is another side of the story that deserves mention—the personal side. I’ve been fortunate to be with Wharf for 18 years. The mine itself has been in operation for 33 years. During that time, the gold market has had a turbulent ride, going up and down. Even though Wharf is a low-grade, high-cost operation, we’ve been able to make it through. How? Because of our people.

Wharf Mine sale to Coeur Mining finalized

February 23, 2015

LEAD — Coeur Mining, Inc. of Chicago, Ill announced Friday it has acquired 100 percent of the Wharf gold mine outside of Lead for $105 million. The sale’s closing transaction took place Friday, six weeks earlier than expected, in a move that will enable Wharf to accelerate its Coeur revenue contributions in the way of production and cash flow, more immediately impacting its bottom line as Coeur’s second-largest projected gold producer for 2015.

Chicago-based company buys Wharf gold mine for $105M in cash

February 23, 2015

Chicago-based company has bought the Wharf gold mine for $105 million and plans to quickly increase production at the site, located in the historic Black Hills mining district of Lead.

Coeur Mining on the New LBMA Silver Price (Video)

February 16, 2015

When the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) adopted a more transparent system for global spot market silver settlement prices in August 2014, it signaled a modernizing of precious metals markets. Gone was the 117-year old “silver fix” in which a small group of banks met each day at noon to set the spot settlement price for silver. In its place is a system that is transparent, electronic and invites market participants to be part of the process.

Staking a Claim for Proactive Land Management

February 10, 2015

by Phillip Prince, Director, Land - At Coeur Mining, proactive land management is a key component in achieving our mission “to protect while we produce, and provide value for stakeholders through operating consistency, delivering high-return growth, and increasing reserves and resources per share.” Coeur's Land Department is responsible for acquiring, managing, and divesting all surface and mineral land tenures. Persistently discharging these duties entails interfacing with many governmental entities and seasoned land professionals around the world, ensuring each and every tenure obligation, whether property taxes, claim maintenance fees, mining duties, canons, minimum investment requirements, affidavits, reports, or various other obligations, are accurate and performed in a timely manner. We treasure our role, which includes fortifying the legal certainty of our land tenures that contributes to the economic strength of Coeur.

Talent Management: Coeur’s Major Miner Move

February 09, 2015

Wanting to reinvent itself after appointing new CEO Mitchell Krebs in July 2011, Coeur came up with an ambitious plan: move the company’s corporate headquarters from the pleasant scenery of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho — its home since 1985 — to the concrete jungle of Chicago.

Building Great Relationships with Our Mining Schools

January 26, 2015

by Simon Ortega, Mine Engineer – Kensington - Back in September, Emilie Schouten and Dan Pearson shared a post on The Prospector about Coeur's new internship program. Building on the success of that program, we have set a goal to continue to increase our presence and strengthen our relationships at our five focus mining schools: Colorado School of Mines, Montana Tech, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, South Dakota School of Mines and University of Nevada-Reno. In addition to our summer internship and Internship Summit discussed in the September post, we have started a program in which we send technical experts to the campuses of our focus schools to participate in classroom lectures and present at the local Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) chapters.

Silver miner Coeur goes for more gold

January 14, 2015

Chicago headquartered primary silver miner, Coeur Mining, appears to be hedging its precious metals bets with the purchase, for $ 105 million, of the wharf gold mine from a Goldcorp subsidiary. While Wharf does produce some silver it is very definitely a primary gold mine, and will stand alongside the company’s Kensington gold mine in Alaska as the company’s second such producer.

Coeur Mining Keeps The Momentum Going With Wharf Mine Acquisition

January 14, 2015

Coeur Mining, Inc. (NYSE:CDE) ended 2014 with an acquisition and they’re kicking the year off with another. After putting in place an acquisition for Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. (NYSE MKT:PZG)(TSX:PZG) in mid-December for $146 million, Coeur is now adding Goldcorp Inc.’s (TSX:G)(NYSE:GG) Wharf Mine, located in Lead, South Dakota, to its list of assets.

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