From the monthly archives: July 2018

The week was marked by a flow of changes both local and international for the mining industry. In Mexico, Pan American Silver made headlines by entering an agreement to explore the Amalia project with Radius Gold. Internationally, Chilean workers refused BHP’s offer of a US$27,700 signing bonus per worker to call off the strike at […]

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An antibacterial fervor has swept society as news headlines around the world continue to depict the dangers of bacteria accumulated by cellphones. As explained by Time, “your cell phone is ten times dirtier than a toilet seat” and WonderHowTo, an educational platform “it’s not just bacteria, viruses colonize your mobile devices, too.” […]

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With a bigger focus on EVs, Mexico is taking some spotlight as the prolific Sonora Lithium project moves toward production. This week, Mexico Mining Review interviewed Peter Secker, CEO of the project operator Bacanora Lithium, who shared the features that first interested the company in the project and the next steps in financing and operations.

 

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In the era of technological innovations, the rule is simple: adapt or lag behind. But for such a traditional industry as mining, resistance to change may be an issue. “Companies need to adapt quickly to the changing environment or risk becoming non-competitive in an ever-competitive market,” says EY. For the mining industry competitivity is […]

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This week in mining is about ups and downs. Taking a hit is South African mining and the core earnings of Acacia Mining suffer, while exploration may experience budget restrictions. Conversely, the upturn has Mexican mining investment forecasted to increase up to US$1 billion and the industry is leaders in M&As in […]

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Exploration serves as the backbone of the industry as it ensures the development of enough new producing mines to replenish exhausted projects. But this segment of the industry is also the most likely to suffer from budget restrictions during downturns as it is one of the most capital-intensive phases of a mine. […]

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In this week’s Interview of the Week, Mexico Mining Review, Gregory Beischer, CEO of Millrock Resources spoke about exploration projects and mineral concessions in Mexico. With investors still hesitant to invest in risky projects including exploration, how is Millrock funding its activities? Find out here!

 

 

There is no doubt that mineral exploration is […]

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As the first half of 2018 came to an end, listed companies have started to release their quarterly and half year results and many were pleased to announce a rise in production. On a more global perspective, Chile continues to worry about the labor conflict in Escondida, the biggest copper mine in the world, and […]

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In March 2017 the value of bitcoins surpassed the price of gold by breaking the US$1,200 benchmark. For the first time, debate emerged over its potential to replace the precious metal as a safe haven for investors. “It seems that more and more people justify investing in cryptocurrencies — even at current […]

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In this week’s Interview of the Week, Mexico Mining Review, we speak to Alejandra Torijano, Country Manager of Agilent Technologies to discuss her outlook for mining in Mexico and the value the company can add to the industry. Agilent is a leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with […]

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