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Bradford Cooke
CEO
Endeavour Silver
It owns four high-grade, underground, silver-gold mines in Mexico. It has a pipeline of exploration and development projects to facilitate its goal…
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As the largest global producer of silver, the industry has great expertise to share. In 2018, Mexico produced 3,690 tons of silver, with Zacatecas,…
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Silver is unique in that it trades both as a precious and industrial metal. In 2019, both of these aspects were buoyed by several factors. Mexico…
Bradford Cooke
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Bradford Cooke
CEO
Endeavour Silver
Endeavour Silver is a midtier silver mining company focused on the growth of its silver production, reserves and resources in Mexico.
Bradford Cooke
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Bradford Cooke
Bradford Cooke
CEO of Endeavour Silver
Endeavour is investing US$11 million at El Compas and US$90 million at Terronera over the next two years and US$48 million into its three operating…
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Godfrey Walton
President and COO of Endeavour Silver

We are going through the process of making our mines more efficient and productive. We started in Guanaceví, which was our highest cost mine in 2017. Once we achieve more efficiency at this mine, we will implement a similar program to enhance productivity at El Cubo and Bolañitos. We are trying to make our mining processes leaner as quickly as possible. We are simply trying to make better use of our equipment and people, which are our two biggest assets.

In light of the declining ore grade in existing mine sites and the search for larger reserves, companies are driven to maximize productivity on the…
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Paulo de Sa
Former Practice Manager, Extractive Industries Unit
the World Bank

Centralized mechanisms for fund distributions are very difficult to implement as it is hard to please everyone. We support these initiatives but we have seen that using them adequately is not an easy task. The funds need to be used in a very transparent manner and authorities need to make sure that they are investing in projects that support the wellbeing of communities. Peru, for instance, transfers 50 percent of the revenues it receives from the mining industry to surrounding communities but the government was not properly overseeing its use. This meant that municipal leaders were investing in the wrong type of projects and cases of corruption arose. These initiatives are meant to eliminate conflict between authorities and communities but they can sometimes end up causing more problems than they were meant to solve.

Industry leaders, from operators to international inter-governmental institutions, share their perspective on how the Mining Trust Fund can be better…
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Mexico Mining Forum 2018: Operators Look for Efficiency as Protection Against Market panel highlights
Bradford Cooke
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Bradford Cooke
CEO
Endeavour Silver
Endeavour Silver is a midtier silver mining company focused on the growth of its silver production, reserves and resources in Mexico
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