Agnico-Eagle Dates: 2006 - 2009 Location: Chihuahua, Mexico 6,000 TPD - Heap Leach & Merrill-Crowe

KCA completed a feasibility study for this mill/heap leach project and was subsequently awarded an EPCM contract for this US$134 million mine.  Site construction began in early 2008 and startup in 2009.  Pinos Altos includes both a 2,000 tonne per day heap leach pad and a 4,000 tonne per day Milling operation which includes an agitated leach circuit, a Merrill-Crowe extraction plant, and a CCD circuit with dry stack tailings.