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GOLDCORP ANALYST TOUR TO HIGHLIGHT
STRONG PROGRESS AT PEÑASQUITO
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, APRIL 9, 2010 – GOLDCORP INC . (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) is
pleased to provide an update on recent operating milestones achieved at Peñasquito in advance of an upcoming
analyst and investor tour of the mine in Zacatecas, Mexico.
Project Status Highlights
Presentation slides to be used during the tour are available at www.goldcorp.com .
For the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, gold production at Peñasquito totaled 30,700 ounces, consisting of
11,400 ounces from sulphide ore and 19,300 ounces from heap leaching of the oxide ore cap. Production is
expected to ramp up throughout 2010, on track toward previously issued guidance of 180,000 ounces of gold as
the proportion of higher quality sulphide ore increases. For the first quarter, silver, lead and zinc production met
or exceeded expectations.
“As we near the end of a three-year construction period that has remained on schedule and on budget from the
outset, we are pleased to report that the results of the first full quarter of production at Peñasquito are well in line
with our expectations,” said Chuck Jeannes, Goldcorp President and Chief Executive Officer. “Mining rates
have continued at or above a planned 500,000 tonnes per day while mill throughput has regularly reached levels
above plan for the ramp-up of the first sulphide processing line.
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· Lead and zinc concentrate grade and quality meets or exceeds expectations.
· Mill throughput from first sulphide process line (Line 1) ramping up on or ahead of schedule.
· Construction of second sulphide process line (Line 2) remains on track for mechanical completion in the
· Average mining rates continue to meet or ex