A Brief History of Copper

On September 12, 2018 By

Copper is likely to continue its rise as the Chinese ban on scrap metal and economic reforms continue to boost demand for the metal. Mexico produced 766,000 tons of copper in 2016, a 28.9 percent increase in comparison to the 593,000 tons that was produced in 2015, thanks mainly to the consolidation of two Grupo […]

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It is no wonder that Zacatecas is one of the world’s top silver districts. At its core, Saucito is certainly one of the state’s and Fresnillo’s most important assets, with a mining capacity of 2.6 million t/y and an average ore grade of 261g/t of silver and 1.39g/t of gold.

Currently under expansion, […]

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Mario Alfonso Cantú was the pioneer of the newly-created Undersecretariat, but as December 1 approaches, the clock is ticking for his maiden term. His successor was just announced as ArcelorMittal alum Francisco Quiroga.

Francisco Quiroga will be the next Undersecretary of Mining, a dependency that is expected to be decentralized and be headquartered in Chihuahua, a traditional mining […]

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National and international companies continue on their search for new treasure in Mexican lands. The clouds of uncertainty that once hovered over the Mexican mining sector seem to be clearing as AMLO slowly but surely unveils its plans for the industry (and the country). The future looks brighter, especially with technology that could not only […]

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Industrias Peñoles is a Mexican national champion, and one of the only miners listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange. This week, Mexico Mining Review interviewed Fernando Alanís, the company’s Director General to get his opinion on the status of the national industry and how other operators can follow in Peñoles’ footsteps to become an international reference

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From Zimbabwe to Australia, learn about how the industry is doing internationally. The focus lies in Africa and what doing business in the continent is really like. But not all that glitters is gold and the industry also experienced some particular setbacks, especially in South America.

This week, Mexico Mining Review‘s interview […]

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It is no myth that mining often takes place in remote areas. But besides extracting mineral wealth, the fruits of the industry also impacts locals as it generates a significant economic spillover that can make the community flourish. Such is the case of San Jose del Progreso, an isolated municipality in Oaxaca, […]

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This week, Mexico Mining Review‘s interview of the week is with Alfredo Phillips, President of the Guerrero Mining Cluster to discuss its strategies and the importance of Guerrero as a mining state. The Cluster aims to strengthen the industry and its supply chain in the state of Guerrero. It works with the government and the private sector […]

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