Company Snapshot

Company Snapshot

Incorporated in 1928, Coeur Mining is a leader in silver and gold production.

Coeur Mining is the largest U.S.-based primary silver producer and a significant gold producer. Coeur’s business strategy is to discover, acquire, develop and operate low-cost silver and gold operations that will produce long-term cash flow, provide opportunities for growth through continued exploration and generate superior and sustainable returns for our stockholders.

Profitability and sustainability go hand in hand. At Coeur, we are an integral part of the fabric of the communities in which we live and operate. We believe in protecting the health and safety of our employees, contractors, and the environment while preserving natural habitats and indigenous cultures. Our integrated approach fosters a strong culture of corporate responsibility that enables our dedicated employees to jump feet first into a wide array of sustainability initiatives across our locations.

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Operations & Employees

Operations & Employees

Our more than 2,000 employees span four locations and five operating mines* across North and South America

(*Coeur acquired the Paramount Gold & Silver Corp.’s San Miguel Project on April 17, 2015, however the acquisition did not result in added staff.)

Countries of Operation

In 2015, Coeur owned five active mining operations: the Kensington gold mine in Alaska, the Palmarejo silver-gold mine in Mexico, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada, the San Bartolomé silver mine in Bolivia and the Wharf gold mine in South Dakota.

The company also has a non-operating interest in the Endeavor mine in Australia in addition to net smelter royalties on the Cerro Bayo mine in Chile, the El Gallo complex in Mexico, the Zaruma mine in Ecuador and the Correnso underground mine in New Zealand.

In addition, the company has two silver-gold feasibility stage projects – the La Preciosa project in Mexico and the Joaquin project in Argentina. Coeur also conducts ongoing exploration activities in Mexico, Argentina, Nevada, Alaska and Bolivia, and owns strategic investment positions in several silver and gold development companies with projects in North and South America.

North America Map


Coeur employs a diverse group of individuals dedicated to the success of the company, their families and their communities. Many of our employees come from the community surrounding our operations. For example, at the San Bartolomé mine in Bolivia, more than 99.5% of the workforce is Bolivian, 89% of which are from the local Potosi community and 12% of employees are Allyu Jesus de Machaca.

Female Employees by Site

Vision, Mission & Values

Vision, Mission & Values

We strive to be the leading sustainable, innovative and value-driven precious metals company.

Protect. Produce. Preserve. At Coeur, we aim to protect while we produce, and preserve the natural habitats and rich culture of the communities in which we operate. Our mission is to provide value for our stakeholders by operating consistently, delivering high-return growth and increasing reserves and resources per share.

We rely on the fundamentals of leadership, safety and social responsibility to drive our success as the largest U.S.-based silver producer.


To create the leading, sustainable, innovative, and value-driven precious metals company.


To protect while we produce, and provide value for stakeholders through operating consistently, delivering high-return growth, and increasing reserves and resources per share; we rely on the fundamentals of leadership, safety and social responsibility to achieve our organization’s potential.



We have the highest regard for employee and contractor safety, the environment, and the communities affected by our ongoing activities.


We foster employee and company growth through continuous innovation and adapting to and embracing change.


We generate trust and respect through clear, inclusive communication. Our cooperative and inclusive climate rewards diverse opinions and fosters ethical behavior.


We work collaboratively and diligently in pursuit of operational consistency and stockholder returns through a culture of discipline and achievement. By setting and achieving individual objectives that are aligned with the teams’ and the company’s objectives, we strive to deliver outstanding results.


Governance Structure and Code of Ethics

Coeur’s governance structure and Code of Business Conduct and Ethics provides guidance for our business activities.

Governance Structure

Coeur business operations are managed by its Officers under the direction of an eight-member Board of Directors. Coeur's Board is comprised of individuals that possess a broad range of business qualifications, professional experience, and industry knowledge, which enables them to provide proper oversight and expertise at the highest level.

The Environmental, Health, Safety, and Social Responsibility Committee is a committee of Coeur’s Board, and is appointed to provide guidance in the development of appropriate EHSSR corporate policies, employee processes, and management systems.

The committee reviews company compliance with applicable EHSSR laws, providing input and recommendations to further Coeur’s commitment to protecting the environment, safeguarding employees, and contributing to the welfare of the general public.

Code of Ethics

Coeur’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics requires all Coeur employees to comply with our high standards for ethical conduct and fully comply with applicable laws and governmental regulations, including company policies regarding:

  • The environment
  • health and safety
  • legal compliance
  • Related Party Transactions and Conflicts of Interest
  • fair dealings with others
  • conflicts of interest
  • anti-corruption issues
  • bribery

The Audit Committee of the board is responsible for overseeing and recommending board approval of the standards of business conduct contained in the code, including significant updates.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition

Coeur operations have received numerous awards indicating our high level of achievement in protecting the environment, promoting safety and contributing positively to society.

Our talented teams strive to find ways to enhance our mission to protect while we produce. Thanks to their hard work, countless new initiatives were kicked off in 2015 while previous programs continued to flourish. Our efforts have not gone unnoticed by the communities we serve.

Personal Safety a Winning Strategy

Every day, our employees go above and beyond to ensure we are taking care of one another. In 2015, seven Rochester employees received Safety Awards from the Nevada Mining Association. The award recognizes mining employees for their personal safety record and involvement in advocating safety in the workplace. This recognition exemplifies our commitment to the health, safety, and well-being of our most valuable resources – our employees, contractors and communities.


Championing Safe Mining Practices

After its success in 2014 at the Regional Competition for Underground Mine Rescue and First Aid Units, Coeur Mexicana was invited to join 32 regional competition winners at the 2015 National Mine Rescue Competition in Durango, Mexico. Based on recognized international standards, the competition included numerous field tests and written exams to assess teams’ underground and surface rescue skills. The Coeur Palmarejo squad, “Los Gatos,” was awarded third place in this prestigious national competition, a symbol of our dedication to employee safety.


Earning Clean Industry Certification

The Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) in Mexico presented Coeur with the Industria Limpia (Clean Industry) certificate. To receive this certification, organizations must pass an environmental audit aligned with international standards and develop an Action Plan defining their efforts to protect the environment.

Building Strong Partnerships

Collaborating with the Southeast Alaska Fishermen’s Alliance, United Southeast Alaska Gillnetters Association, United Fishermen of Alaska and Pacific Seafood Processors Association, Coeur receives valuable input on best management practices that help ensure our Kensington mine operates in an environmentally sound manner.