TSX: P 6.89 -0.26 -3.64% Volume: 612,608 April 15, 2014
NYSE: PPP 6.28 -0.23 -3.53% Volume: 955,529 April 15, 2014
Gold: 1,302.68 -24.25 -1.83% Volume: Pricing Delayed 20 Minutes April 15, 2014

About

History

Primero was formed in 2007 as a junior precious metals exploration company (Mala Noche Resources) listed on the TSX Venture exchange. Upon acquisition of the San Dimas mine in August 2010 it became a producer and changed its name to Primero Mining Corp. Some of the key events in Primero’s or San Dimas' history include:

1757

First reported mining on San Dimas deposit

1904

Tayoltita mill built at San Dimas

1940

San Luis Mining Company acquired San Dimas property

1961

Minas de San Luis S.A. de C.V. formed, acquired 51% and assumed San Dimas operations

1978

Luismin S.A. de C.V. acquired remaining 49% of San Dimas

2002

Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. acquired San Dimas

2003

Tayoltita Mill expansion to 1,600tpd

2005

Wheaton River merged with Goldcorp Inc.

2004

Wheaton River entered into silver purchase agreement, selling all silver from San Dimas at ~ $4 per ounce.

2006

Tayoltita Mill expansion to 2,100tpd

2007

Mala Noche Resources incorporated and began trading on TSX Venture:MLA

2010

Acquired 100% of the San Dimas mine

Changed name to Primero Mining Corp
 
Amended silver purchase agreement, gaining exposure to silver above minimum thresholds. Primero began trading on TSX:P

2011

Primero began trading on NYSE:PPP

2013

2013 Primero Acquired Cerro del Gallo

Primero began trading on ASX:PPM

2014

Primero Acquired Brigus Gold which encompasses the Black Fox Complex in Timmins, Ontario, Canada

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