Canadian junior gold miner McEwen Mining has projected an increase of 24% growth for 2013, following 2012 gold production in step with production guideline expectations. McEwen’s Q4 production totaled 32,220 gold equivalent oz., including 17,578 gold oz. and 761,377 silver oz. 2012 production, meanwhile, totaled 105,050 gold equivalent oz., including 48,876 gold oz. and 2.9 million silver oz. For 2013, McEwen officials announced expectations of 24% growth to 130,000 gold equivalent oz. The projection calls for 72,310 gold oz. and 3 million silver oz. The Toronto-based McEwen has project assets in Argentina and Mexico and Nevada, where it also has a portfolio of exploration properties.