TORONTO, March 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Scorpio Mining Corporation (TSX: SPM)
("Scorpio Mining" or the "Corporation") plans to file its audited
consolidated financial statements and management's discussion and
analysis for the year ended December 31, 2011 on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) on March 27, 2012.
Scorpio Mining Corporation is a silver producer operating in Mexico with
significant base metal by-product credits. The 100% owned Nuestra
Señora Mine and plant located in the Cosalá District of Sinaloa State,
Mexico, has proven to be a low-cost operation with the benefit of
flexible mining methods and diversified metal production. It boasts a
fully mechanized underground operation and a processing facility built
for expansion to 4,000 tonnes per day. The plant produces zinc, copper
and lead concentrates; with a significant silver component in the
copper and lead concentrates. In addition, the company has over 40
exploration targets mostly in the vicinity of its current operations.
The Corporation also holds a 100% interest in the prospective La
Revancha silver and Tepozán silver-gold projects in the Parral District
of Chihuahua State, Mexico.The Corporation's strategy focuses on
exploring and developing its existing mineral properties.
ON BEHALF OF SCORPIO MINING CORPORATION
President & CEO
SOURCE: Scorpio Mining Corporation
For further information:
Victoria Vargas, Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Communications +1 416-585-2200
Rich Kaiser, YES International: 1-800-631-8127; 001-757-306-6090 (outside North America)