With construction activities underway, we are on on track for commercial production in 2019. The unseasonably mild winter conditions this year, have allowed us to accelerate aspects of our construction schedule.
Highlights of construction activities to date include:
1. Mobilized all major site contractors by November 8th
2. Site clearance and initial preparation for 2018 civil work largely complete
3. Installed temporary offices, communications equipment, water, and power
4. Began installation of mine water supply system; and
5. Mine development underway at Cabin Creek pit, the initial source of production
Please see our updated Gold Bar section on our website for further information and 3-D imagery. http://www.mcewenmining.com
About McEwen Mining Inc
McEwen Mining (NYSE:MUX) (TSE:MUX) has the goal to qualify for inclusion in the S&P 500 Index by creating a profitable gold and silver producer focused in the Americas. McEwen's principal assets consist of the San José mine in Santa Cruz, Argentina (49% interest), the El Gallo Gold mine and El Gallo Silver project in Mexico, the Black Fox mine in Timmins, Canada, the Gold Bar future mine in Nevada, and the Los Azules copper project in Argentina.
McEwen has a total of 337 million shares outstanding. Rob McEwen, Chairman and Chief Owner, owns 24% of McEwen.
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