Q2 2014 silver production was greater than Q1 2014 which contributed to an increase in silver equivalent production of 603,109 ounces. Q2 2014 zinc and lead production were higher than Q1 2014 due to higher plant throughput while copper production declined in Q2 2014 compared to Q1 2014 due to lower head grades.

Q2 2014 experienced another record quarterly plant throughput for the Company, at 139,581 tonnes. Silver recovery remained constant at 83.4% in Q2 2014 and Q1 2014, while silver head grades increased from 81 g/t in Q1 2014, to 87 g/t in Q2 2014. Head grades and recoveries for zinc and lead remained consistent in Q2 2014 with Q1 2014, while the lower copper head grades led to a decline in the copper recovery realized in Q2 2014 compared to Q1 2014.