From the monthly archives: August 2018

 

It is no myth that mining often takes place in remote areas. But besides extracting mineral wealth, the fruits of the industry also impacts locals as it generates a significant economic spillover that can make the community flourish. Such is the case of San Jose del Progreso, an isolated municipality in Oaxaca, […]

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This week, Mexico Mining Review‘s interview of the week is with Alfredo Phillips, President of the Guerrero Mining Cluster to discuss its strategies and the importance of Guerrero as a mining state. The Cluster aims to strengthen the industry and its supply chain in the state of Guerrero. It works with the government and the private sector […]

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The mining business is a-boomin’ and companies are looking to Mexico to find discover new opportunities. But to take advantage of the new opportunities, miners must innovate and look into future technology to discover the undiscoverable. The sector continues to move into more sustainable practices and work together with new and old government administrations to […]

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As world-class deposits become harder to find and end users increasingly demand ethically-sourced products, both governments and the private sector are creating new strategies to assure access to minerals in the long term. Some do so through offtake contracts, others through metal streaming deals. With everyone wanting a piece of the pie, what are the […]

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This week, Mexico Mining Review takes a look at the international champions that want to incorporate themselves into Mexico’s mining supply chain. We spoke to Nicholas Baker, Trade Commissioner of Mexico, Central America & The Caribbean of Austrade who explained what value Australian companies can add to the national industry.

 

 

Q: How can Mexico […]

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This week in mining is all about new projects, such as Sonora Lithium, but also emblematic ones, like Naica. In between, the eight biggest silver mines in development in the country are highlighted. Deep-sea mining continues to advance in Mexico, as do its subsequent controversies. And speaking of controversy, Trump announced he will continue allowing […]

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Sonora Lithium

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The world’s demand for lithium carbonate is expected to grow exponentially in the coming years thanks to the rise of electric vehicles given that their batteries are estimated to require 25-50kg of the mineral. In light of the upcoming boom, Bacanora Lithium is positioning itself one step ahead of its competitors with […]

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Just 100km south of Mexico’s iconic Parral mining district in Chihuahua lies the world-class Naica mine. The project, also known as Maple, operated for 64 years. It was first acquired by Fresnillo in 1951 and in 1964 changed hands to become an official part of sister company Industrias Peñoles’ portfolio. With its own concentration plant, […]

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The mining industry is increasingly interested in higher safety standards, but what happens in the case of a spill? This week, Mexico Mining Review spoke to Arturo Rodriguez, Assistant Attorney General for Industrial Inspection at PROFEPA to ask how environmentally-conscious miners are.

 

Q: How does PROFEPA address mining-related issues?

A: PROFEPA’s role is to oversee compliance […]

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This week in mining is about looking back to better understand some mining dynamics but also looking forward to the newest industry discoveries and their future impacts. As for the present, the mining increased its contribution to national tax collection and is considered as a propeller of community development in Baja […]

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