From the monthly archives: April 2018

With news emerging this week that Chile is considering revising its mining code to make exploration easier, we interviewed John-Mark Satude, President and CEO of Mexico-focused exploration company Riverside Resources, to get his take on exploration attractiveness in Mexico and how it can compete with other Latin American jurisdictions.

The public and private sectors do […]


As world-class deposits become harder to find and end users increasingly demand ethically-sourced products, both governments and the private sector are creating new strategies to assure access to minerals in the long term. Japan, for example, has reported a consumption of oil, natural gas and mineral resources that is considerably more than can be […]


Torex Gold today announced the withdrawal of a legal challenge by Los Mineros workers union to be the legally-constituted union for the El Limón Guajes (ELG) mine in Guerrero. This marks the end of a five-month blockade on the gold operator’s mine. On April 6, a Torex press release reported that negotiations between community […]




Mining productivity sees its biggest drop since December 2016, decreasing 5.5 percent in January 2018. Of the 18 minerals produced in Mexico, 11 reported losses.

Iron mining at a standstill in South Goa, India. The Supreme Court order has so far left 200,000 people dependent on mining in […]


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