VANCOUVER – Silver Wheaton has joined the World Gold Council, headquartered in London, UK. Silver Wheaton increased its current and future gold production through the recent acquisitions of gold streams from Hudbay Minerals and Vale SA.
Silver Wheaton is the largest precious metals streaming company in the world. Forecast 2014 production is 36 million oz of silver equivalent, including 155,000 oz of gold (assuming a gold:silver ratio of 60:1.) By 2018 the company's output is expected to rise to 48 million oz of silver equivalent, including 250,000 oz of gold.
For the global list of mines with which Silver Wheaton has streaming agreements, see the corporate fact sheet posted at SilverWheaton.com.