From the monthly archives: October 2016

 

National

The establishment of Mexico’s “Women in Mining” (WIM) chapter caused gender equity ripples in the industry.

In 2015, 91.5 percent of the world’s silver production came from ten countries, with Mexico at the top of the output list.

Infrastructure and Transportation Mexico (ITM), a subsidiary of Grupo Mexico, is considering […]

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Azure Minerals posted its annual report for 2016 on Monday, pointing to what it called a “transformational discovery of a large, high grade silver deposit” and saying it was in position to pivot to project development from exploration.

The year ended June 30 was marked by the discovery of the Mesa de Plata silver deposit […]

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Atlas Copco reported on Thursday a 3 percent increase in Q3 revenues, registering almost US$3 billion for the period compared to the previous quarter, despite a European legal dispute and mine closures in late 2015 and early 2016 that caused volumes in the mining services business to drop.

Orders across all sectors jumped 11 percent […]

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Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC) reported a 10.2 percent jump in Q3 net sales, boosted by higher volumes of cement and ready mix, a better pricing environment and the cheaper peso, the company said on Wednesday (Oct. 12).

Net income from a year earlier surged a whopping 45.3 percent. Morningstar analyst Kelsey Tsai predicted a […]

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In an exclusive interview with Mexico Mining Review, Joel Carrasco, Mexico Manager of Ausenco discusses the benefits the company’s innovative filtered tailings dams can provide, its experience working with Fresnillo and the country’s requirements for public-private collaboration.

 

With events such as the devastating 2014 toxic spill at Buenavista del Cobre still fresh in […]

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With an internet-created generation of smart consumers and the dangers of carbon dioxide looming over the planet, the entrance of vehicles that run on alternative fuels are becoming an important part of a “green” trend flooding the global market.

International policies and restrictions are also pieces of the puzzle as several […]

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It appears mining companies in Mexico aren’t quite ready to pay to play.

Mining activity fell 8 percent in August compared to the same period in 2015, according to INEGI figures. Month on month figures also drooped, slipping 1.7 percent from July. In fact, besides January 2016, the industry’s activity has waned both on […]

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In an exclusive interview with Mexico Mining Review, Cyanco President and CEO Jeffrey Davis discusses the challenges of adapting the business to the Mexican market, the benefits of the company’s Cyanide Control System and the advantages of solution-form cyanide delivery.

Q: In what ways have you had to adapt your wrap-around services to the market […]

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Last week Mexico Mining Review reported that Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine – the largest open-pit project in Mexico – had halted operations following an illegal blockade that began Sept. 26.  A statement released Saturday on Goldcorp’s website confirmed the mine restarted production after the dispute with a local trucking company forced the temporary suspension. The […]

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Goldcorp recently announced on its website the beginning of a comprehensive contingency plan for the Peñasquito mine in Zacatecas. The mine, Mexico’s largest open pit mine and one of the largest gold producers in the world, shut down operations due to a weeklong blockade. Even though the company does not expect the hold up to […]

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