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McEwen ramping up exploration

McEwen Mining has been a gold producer struggling with poor mine performance and high costs in recent years. With its performance starting to improve, the company is ramping up exploration while also resuming work at its Los Azules copper project in San Juan, Argentina in a new vehicle called McEwen Copper. Mining Journal spoke with executive chair and chief owner Rob McEwen to find out more.

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McEwen Mining's Rob McEwen

MJ Let's start with Argentina. You've just come back from a visit to San Juan where you met with some of the local authorities.