From the monthly archives: May 2018

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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Demand for electric vehicles are expected to rise significantly, and in response investors and technology companies are making efforts to guarantee future supply by investing in mines that can provide battery metals such as zinc, cobalt and lithium. Bloomberg estimates that electric vehicles will account for 54 percent of new car sales by 2040, […]

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Evonik reported today that in 1Q18 its net income rose 97 percent to €291 million compared to €148 million in 1Q17. External sales grew 1 percent to €3.8 billion compared to the €3.6 billion reported in 1Q17. Despite the low increase in sales, Evonik managed to boost its net income due to a strong EBIT […]

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In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining Review interviewed Rob McEwen, Founder of Goldcorp, Chief Owner of McEwen Mining and infamous gold bull. He explained why he predicts gold will hit the US$5,000/oz mark and his goals for the […]

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Presidential campaigns are well on their way in Mexico and AMLO accused leaders in Grupo Bal of orchestrating a plan to prevent him from winning. On a more international note, Tesla, announced its intention to reduce the amount of cobalt required in their batteries by increasing their nickel content. And 10 miners were […]

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On Thursday, Endeavour Silver reported a 61 percent drop in net earnings to US$2.3 million in 1Q18 from US$6 million in 1Q17 due to higher depreciations and depletion charges. Nevertheless, revenues rose significantly to US$40.3 million, up 11 percent from US$36.4 million in 1Q17. EBITDA and cash flow also increased thanks to better production […]

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