Access to Tahoe’s Escobal mine blocked; guidance remains unaffected

June 19, 2017

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Protestors near the town of Casillas, in south-east Guatemala, has blocked access to precious metals miner Tahoe Resources’ flagship Escobal mine, the third-largest silver mine in the world.
The protests appear to relate to a variety of issues, including claims that mining at Escobal is causing seismic activity more than 20 km away in Casillas, Vancouver-based Tahoe said in a news release on Monday.

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