From the monthly archives: March 2018

Global Trends in Mining

A possible trade war between China and the US has brought ‘good news’ for gold prices as it reached its highest level since mid-February last Friday at US$1,343/oz.

According to Neometals, an Australian producer, recycling lithium from used electric vehicle batteries may be more profitable than mining the […]

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Minerals are embedded in most aspects of human life, ensuring a steady demand that makes mining one of the wealthiest industries in the world. But mines are often located in remote areas, so CSR calls for mining companies to return some of the mining wealth to local communities. The development of social infrastructure in mine […]

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MEXICO

 

 

Environmental disaster at San Dimas. A pipe valve failure leaked 200L of cyanide solution into the Piaxtala river, Sinaloa on March 11.

Minera Mar de Plata, the Mexican subsidiary of Sonoro Metals, closed the Rosario Option Agreement to acquire 100 percent interest in the Rosario Group of concessions.

Capstone Mining […]

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In an exclusive preview of the 2018 edition, Mexico Mining Review asked Tony Rovira, Managing Director of Azure Minerals, about the main projects the company has in Mexico. He shared his  insights about El Alacrán.

Q: What are the latest developments on the El Alacrán project?

A: We have been exploring the El Alacrán […]

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MEXICO:

Mexican legislators call for reform of the Mining Trust fund. The new bill expects to distribute 70 percent of the fund’s resources in the municipalities surrounding mining activity, 28 percent to states and 2 percent to the federal government.

Oaxaca to receive US$87.5 million of Canadian investment in the mining industry, announced […]

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In an exclusive preview of 2018’s edition, Mexico Mining Review asked Christopher Warwick, Mexico Country Manager of Pan American Silver, about the pros and cons of mining in Mexico.

 

Q: Considering Pan American Silver’s operations throughout Latin America, what are the pros and cons of mining in Mexico?

A: The attractiveness of future […]

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MEXICO

 

Mexican mining losing capital investment. Insecurity caused by criminal groups in the country and fiscal uncertainty are the main causes for the FDI drain.

Chihuahua strives to secure mining investment at PDAC. The state’s governor, Javier Corral, attends the world mining expo hoping to attract investors.

Mining causing social distress […]

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