Automation and digitalization promise to boost production up to 40 percent for those companies willing to pioneer in their implementation. Ericsson, Schneider Electric and Alderon Iron Ore are some of those releasing new digital solutions for the mining industry. In Mexico, miners still question if AMLO is adding uncertainty to an inherently volatile […]

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New year, new president and also new mining cycle? Copper started 2019 on the right foot, boosted by Chinese demand. Gold, on the other hand, began on the left as prices stumble.

 

Do not miss our Interview of the Week. Mexico Mining Review spoke to Alberto López, Director General of Mining at the […]

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Sonora is a 72-municipality state that accounts for 9.1 percent of Mexico’s land mass. It contributes 3.5 percent to national GDP. The state also has 2.4 percent of the national population and 2.6 percent of the national economically active population. Approximately 7.3 percent of those in Sonora are employed by the extractive and electricity industries, […]

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Sonora is one of the country’s main mining states, often seen as Mexico’s Mining Advocate. Alberto López, Director General of Mining at the Sonora Ministry of Economy, oversees mining activities of the state of Sonora. Prior to joining the public sector, he served as Director General of Insetec from 2005-2015. He also founded […]

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This week in mining puts the South American block in the spotlight with industry news swirling around Peru, Bolivia and Argentina and their pro-mining and higher accountability initiatives. The Amazonian countries are battling against the havoc wreaked by illegal mining on one of the world’s biggest green lungs. Locally, Mexican mining is calling for a […]

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Díaz, Bouchot and Raya (DBR) Abogados specializes in providing comprehensive legal solutions for its clients. DBR provides personalized services that adhere to the highest standards of ethics and responsibility. Mexico Mining Review spoke to one of the firm’s founding partners and current Director General of Mines at the Ministry of Economy Laura Díaz to better […]

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The adage that everything not grown must be mined suggests how essential the mining industry is to everyday life. Given its vital role in modern civilization, mining requires an intricate supply chain whose multiple links ensure that all other industries receive the minerals they need to flourish.

But a successful supply chain is […]

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This week in mining, as 2018 comes to an end, it’s about highlighting the effort the Mexican industry has made to succeed in the face of uncertainty. Even during the market hardships and a political transition, the country maintains its leadership as top silver producer and ninth in gold. Also, an experimental laboratory in […]

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