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Washington, D.C.  20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934



Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  January 9, 2013



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)


(Commission File



(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


Suite 4750, 181 Bay Street

P.O. Box 792

Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 2T3

(Address of principal executive offices)  (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number including area code:  (866) 441-0690


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Item 7.01              Regulation FD Disclosure.


On January 9, 2013, McEwen Mining Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that it has achieved commercial production at Phase 1 of its El Gallo project in Sinaloa State, Mexico.  A copy of the press release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1.


The information furnished under this Item 7.01, including the exhibits, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, except as shall be expressly set forth by reference to such filing.


Item 9.01              Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)                   Exhibit.  The following exhibit is furnished with this report:


99.1                        Press release dated January 9, 2013.


Cautionary Statement


With the exception of historical matters, the matters discussed in the press release include forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from projections or estimates contained therein. Such forward-looking statements include, among others, current and future exploration and development activities, estimated production schedules and the Company’s future cash flows. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from projections or estimates include, among others, metals prices, economic and market conditions, start-up of milling operations and future drilling results, as well as other factors described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, and other filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Most of these factors are beyond the Company’s ability to predict or control. The Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statement made in the press release, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements.






Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.












Date:  January 9, 2013



/s/ Perry Y. Ing




Perry Y. Ing, Vice President

and Chief Financial Officer




Exhibit Index


The following is a list of the Exhibits furnished herewith.







Description of Exhibit






Press release dated January 9, 2013.