Oct 13 Precious metals miner Hochschild Mining
Plc raised its full-year production forecast for a
second time this year on Thursday, citing better-than-expected
performance at its Inmaculada and Arcata mines in Peru.
** The company, which has mining operations in Peru, Chile
and Argentina, said it expected full-year production to be 35
million silver equivalent ounces.
** The company had earlier expected to produce 32 million
ounces this year.
** Hochschild also reported a 17.8 percent rise in its
silver production at 5.9 million ounces in the third quarter
ended Sept. 30.
(Reporting by Sanjeeban Sarkar in Bengaluru; Editing by