Tony Archuleta, Mesquite Warehouse Technician, holding the gold bar that contains Mesquite’s 5 millionth ounce of gold. Tony started his career at Mesquite in September 1985 and was part of the team when Mesquite poured its first ounce of gold. More than one quarter of the 300-person team has worked at the mine for more than 10 years. From left to right: Doug Reddy, Equinox Gold Chief Operating Officer; Tony Archuleta, Mesquite Warehouse Technician; Ross Beaty, Equinox Gold Chairman. (CNW Group/Equinox Gold Corp.)
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  • Equinox Gold (EQX) announced that the Mesquite Mine poured its 5 millionth ounce of gold on July 20, 2022
  • Since Equinox Gold acquired Mesquite on October 30, 2018, the mine has produced more than 450,000 ounces of gold
  • The mine has completed more than 2,082 days and 4.3 million work hours without a lost-time incident
  • Equinox Gold is a growth-focused gold producer operating entirely in the Americas, with projects in Canada, the USA, Mexico and Brazil
  • Equinox Gold Corp. (EQX) is up 0.96 per cent, trading at C$5.28 per share at 12:08 pm ET.

Equinox Gold (EQX) announced that the Mesquite Mine poured its 5 millionth ounce of gold on July 20, 2022.

Mesquite commenced operations in March 1986 and is the largest gold mine in California, USA. Since Equinox Gold acquired Mesquite on October 30, 2018, the mine has produced more than 450,000 ounces of gold.

Mesquite is an open-pit, run-of-mine (ROM) heap leach gold mine with a long history of successful operations. The mine has also received Equinox Gold’s 2021 Chairman’s Safety Award for exemplary safety performance.

The mine has completed more than 2,082 days and 4.3 million work hours without a lost-time incident. This marks an outstanding achievement for the company and showcases Mesquite’s focus on teamwork and safety.

Equinox Gold is a growth-focused gold producer operating entirely in the Americas, with projects in Canada, the USA, Mexico and Brazil. The company has seven operating mines and a clear path to achieving more than one million ounces of annual gold production from a pipeline of development and expansion projects.

Equinox Gold Corp. (EQX) is up 0.96 per cent, trading at C$5.28 per share at 12:08 pm ET.


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