Oct 18 (Reuters) - Premier Gold Mines Ltd
* Premier announces Q3 production of 30,228 ounces of gold
* Says currently targeting between 100,000 and 110,000 ounces of gold production for 2016 from its operations at South Arturo
* Says "on track to meet or exceed our production guidance for year"
* Says in Mexico, its Mercedes mine is also expected to produce 90,000 to 100,000 ounces of silver during Q4
* Says Q3 total gold production from South Arturo was 75,570 ounces Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: