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Retooled Kensington; retooled Coeur

Improved efficiencies at refitted SE Alaska mine is a microcosm of the transformations under way at the rebranded Coeur Mining

Churning out 25,506 ounces of gold during the first three months of 2013, Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp.'s retooled Kensington Mine in Southeast Alaska is on pace to surpass 100,000 ounces of production in 2013.

Late in 2011, Coeur cut processing rates in half to undertake several key initiatives aimed at improving the mine's safety and production profile.

"We went through a pretty massive retooling of...


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