From the monthly archives: December 2017

CAMIMEX recently reported that the Mexican mining industry paid MX$23.8 billion in income tax (ISR) in 2017 – an 82 percent increase on the previous year. The Mining Fund, createdin 2014, received MX$6 billion and miners invested an additional MX$4.2 billion in community and environmental programs. With mining serving as such a […]


Mine Spotlight: NAICA

On December 15, 2017 By

The now-dormant Peñoles mine was once the county’s second-largest lead mine and a cave for the largest Selenite crystals. In an exclusive preview of 2018’s edition, Mexico Mining Review presents the mine spotlight on Naica.



Just 100km south of Mexico’s iconic Parral mining district in Chihuahua […]


The price of copper and other base metals is highly dependent on the construction and infrastructure industries. Copper prices, stagnant for the last couple of years, suffered a sudden plunge last week. Chinese demand severely impacts copper prices, given that the country alone consumes almost half of the worldwide demand, and its manufacturing […]



Mining’s contribution through ISR increased 82 percent compared to 2016. For the first three quarters of the year, the industry has paid MX$24 billion.

PROFEPA closes down mining project in the Valley of Cirios in Baja California. The area has been protected as a natural reserve since 1980.

A quarry mine exploited […]


The imminent threat of potable water scarcity is driving competition over water resources, which leads to increasing tension and conflict. The Water in the Mining Sector Report by the International Finance Corporation describes how water access and management remains one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. Mexico Mining Review answers the […]


Mexico is a silver miner’s paradise, with enviable silver mineralization down its central belt, which is why it consistently ranks among the top silver producers globally. For Mexico to maintain its top spot, it is under more pressure to guarantee jurisdictional stability

In an exclusive preview of 2018’s edition, Mexico Mining Review […]



Millrock Resources plans to raise up to CA$1.6 billion through a non-brokered private placement of up to 6.4 billion units priced at CA$0.25 per unit. Each unit consists of one common share and one share purchase warrant.

Azure Minerals provided an update on its flagship project, Oposura, in the northern […]


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