From the monthly archives: June 2018


One of the main bumps foreign investors find on the road to a new business environment is national regulation and that of mining in Mexico is certainly complex. Often hindering investment, the industry calls for its simplification. “I wish for greater legal dynamism and a simplified legal framework,” says Gerardo Gardea, Director General of […]


The retaining wall of a tailings dam collapsed on Monday evening at the Río Tinto mine in the Urique municipality, located in the Tarahumara mountain range in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. Around 35 workers are employed at the gold-silver mine.

Conflicting reports have been released regarding the number of injuries and fatalities. […]


Last week, the industry was shocked by Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from Canada, Mexico and the EU. In Mexico, FONDAR found that over half of the Mining Fund’s use was not reported in 2016 and Southern Copper is to make a large investment in Peru and Mexico.

In MMR’s […]


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