Coeur Mining Inc was founded in 1928. It is a silver producer with significant gold production and mines located in the United States, Mexico, and Bolivia; development projects in Mexico and Argentina; and streaming and royalty interests in Australia, Mexico, Ecuador, and Chile. In April 2013, the Company completed its acquisition of Orko Silver Corp., which holds the La Preciosa silver-gold project in Durango state, Mexico. The Palmarejo mine, San Bartolomé mine, Kensington mine, and Rochester mine, each of which is operated by the Company, and Coeur Capital, primarily comprised of the Endeavor silver stream and other precious metal royalties. The Company's reportable operating segments include the Palmarejo, San Bartolomé, Rochester, Kensington, and Martha mines, as well as La Preciosa and Coeur Capital; all of which are engaged in the discovery and mining of gold and silver and generate the majority of their revenues from the sale of these precious metals with the exception of Coeur Capital, which holds the Endeavor silver stream and other precious metals royalties. The Company owns 100% of Coeur Mexicana S.A. de C.V, which operates the underground and surface Palmarejo silver and gold mine in Mexico. The Company owns 100% of Empresa Minera Manquiri S.A., a Bolivian company that controls the mining rights for the San Bartolomé mine, which is a surface silver mine in Bolivia where Coeur commenced commercial production in June 2008. The Company owns 100% of Coeur Alaska, Inc., which owns the Kensington mine, an underground gold mine located north of Juneau, Alaska. The Company owns 100% of Coeur Rochester, Inc., which has operated the Rochester mine, a silver and gold surface mining operation located in northwestern Nevada, since 1986. The Company owns 100% of Coeur Capital, Inc., which holds the Company's streaming and royalty interests, along with its portfolio of strategic equity investments. The Company owns 100% of the Joaquin silver and gold development project located in the Santa Cruz province of southern Argentina. The Company owns 100% of Coeur Argentina S.R.L., which operated the underground silver and gold Martha mine located in Santa Cruz, Argentina. Mining operations ceased in September 2012. The Company encounters strong competition from other mining companies in connection with the acquisition of properties producing or capable of producing silver and gold.