Brazil - Ernesto/Pau-a-Pique | Brazil (100% Yamana-owned)
The Ernesto/Pau-a-Pique operation in Mato Grosso state in western Brazil began its commissioning phase in late 2012. The Ernesto deposit will be mined by open pit and underground methods while Pau-a-Pique, 60 kilometres to the south, will be an underground operation. Ore from both deposits will be treated in a one million tonnes per year plant incorporating gravity and carbon-in-leach processing.
|Annual Production (E)
| 80,000 - 95,000 oz. gold
|Gold mineral reserves
|791,000 oz. proven & probable
|Gold mineral resources
|141,000 oz. measured & indicated
Strategic Mine Life:
* Please refer to www.yamana.com/Operations/ReservesAndResources
for complete information relating to mineral reserves and mineral resources indicating tonnage and grade for the various mines and projects.