Brazil - Ernesto/Pau-a-Pique | Brazil (100% Yamana-owned)

The Ernesto/Pau-a-Pique operation in Mato Grosso state in western Brazil is currently in commissioning. 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.

2014E Production Budget  58,000 oz. gold
Gold mineral reserves
526,000 oz. proven & probable
Gold mineral resources
324,000 oz. measured & indicated


* 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.

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Planned Mining Method:

Open-pit and underground