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 […]Read more... →
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.” […]Read more... →
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.
by Sara Warden
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 […]Read more... →
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 […]Read more... →
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. […]Read more... →
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 […]Read more... →