A: Our silver production grew in 2014 thanks largely to the hard work and expertise of our operating teams in Mexico. The operations group at Guanaceví turned in a spectacular year, producing one million ounces above plan and achieving the highest throughput in our history of owning the mine. Specifically, both ore grades and metal recoveries improved as the higher grade Porvenir Cuatro and Santa Cruz mines replaced falling production from the lower grade Porvenir Norte mine. At Bolañitos, our people continued to generate strong free cash flow even at low metal prices and met all their targets for the year. At El Cubo, mine personnel launched the "Yes We Can" program to raise both grades and throughput significantly in the fourth quarter and finished the year with a bang by achieving our goal of ramping up mine production to plant capacity by year-end.

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