Publicly listed company posts 145% growth in net income...
The Lepanto Consolidated Mining Corp. has said its gold production will increase with the opening of a new ore body early this year.
In its disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, Lepanto said its gold production in the second half of 2003 was up 67% to 33,780 ounces from 56,640 ounces in the first half.
The increase in gold production supported a 145% growth in net income for the company in the second half to P57 million.
Lepanto earlier said it will start operating in April.