From the monthly archives: May 2018

Earlier this month, magistrates of the Electoral Tribunal held an audience with leaders of the National Union of Mining, Metallurgy, Steelmaking and Similar Workers of the Mexican Republic (SNTMMSSRM) after the court sentenced the union leader Napoleón Gómez to return US$54 million to workers. Gómez is known for having fled to Canada with his […]

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Lithium is a chemical element present in trace amounts in all rocks and in the oceans given its solubility as an ion. It is also widespread in low-grade clay minerals. The lightest metal in the world, appetite for it has grown ravenously, as the era of technology demands long-lasting batteries to power tech innovations […]

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In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining Review, Felipe Rivera, Industry Business/Process Automation Hub Leader Mexico and Central America at Schneider Electric discusses the new automation trends affecting the mining industry and how energy consumption can be optimized.

Q: How does Schneider Electric help mining companies optimize their energy consumption?

A: For Schneider Electric, […]

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Forecasts predict a flat gold production for Canadian gold companies, while lithium producers should be cautious of its own success. Nickel and nitrate set the example of how price volatility and supply-and-demand economics can quickly cause its downfall.

As for Mexico, James McDonald, President of Kootenay Silver, in an exclusive preview of Mexico Mining […]

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In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining Review James McDonald, President & CEO of Kootenay Silver discusses Mexico’s mining outlook, the exploration landscape and the main achievements the company made in its drilling program this year.

Q: How would you describe the general outlook of Mexico’s mining industry?

A: Kootenay Silver recognized the […]

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Although the remaining presidential candidates did not directly address the mining industry at their second debate on Sunday, they touched on topics that can impact the wellbeing of the sector, such as minimum wage and increasing Mexico’s competitivity through infrastructure and commerce. The debate, held in Tijuana, was conducted in three blocks: foreign trade […]

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Even though Zimbabwe holds some of the biggest lithium deposits in the world, political risks are proving to be a challenge for miners in search of opening new projects in the country. Nationally, Minera Alamos announced the competition of its Phase 2 heap leach testing at Santana and SilverCrest completed a US$17 million […]

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Thanks to the Internet of Thing (IoT), inanimate objects such as machines and devices can communicate with each other in the same way humans do. While this technology is making mines safer than ever before, it has also opened new doors for hackers and competitors to break into company data and access confidential […]

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In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining Review Rob Peterman, Vice President of Global Business Development at Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) talks about how the exchange facilitates mining activity in Mexico.

 

Q: What trends has TSX and TSXV identified with the participation of the mining industry in the […]

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March was not the best month for Mexican mining with a 4.3 percent fall in production, but the small downturn did not hinder states from betting on the industry. Sonora proved this week that it is the best example. Experts state that mining could be a catalyzer of sustainable development, but in Zacatecas its benefits […]

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