NEW YORK Trevali Mining
Corp. has completed construction of its Santander
zinc-lead-silver mine in Peru, despite challenging weather
conditions in the Andes.
The Vancouver, British
Columbia-based company expects to ramp up production by the
middle of the year.
"With phased, dry commissioning
under way and based on the most recent site schedule, the
company anticipates wet commissioning to commence over the
upcoming weeks and continues to maintain its
late-second-quarter guidance to ramp up to full nameplate
production of 2,000 tonnes per day," Trevali said.
Trevali also owns the Caribou Mine and the Halfmile Mine in
New Brunswick. The company began production at Halfmile in
2012, and expects to begin production at Caribou later this