Coeur Mining Inc was founded in 1928. It is a silver producer with 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, comprised of the Endeavor silver stream and other precious metal royalties. The Company's reportable operating segments include the Palmarejo complex, Rochester, Kensington, Wharf, and San Bartolomé mines, 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. Its geographical areas include Mexico, United States, Bolivia, Australia, Argentina and others. The Company encounters competition from other mining companies in connection with the acquisition of properties producing or capable of producing silver and gold.
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