From the monthly archives: December 2018

Sonora is a 72-municipality state that accounts for 9.1 percent of Mexico’s land mass. It contributes 3.5 percent to national GDP. The state also has 2.4 percent of the national population and 2.6 percent of the national economically active population. Approximately 7.3 percent of those in Sonora are employed by the extractive and electricity industries, […]

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Sonora is one of the country’s main mining states, often seen as Mexico’s Mining Advocate. Alberto López, Director General of Mining at the Sonora Ministry of Economy, oversees mining activities of the state of Sonora. Prior to joining the public sector, he served as Director General of Insetec from 2005-2015. He also founded […]

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This week in mining puts the South American block in the spotlight with industry news swirling around Peru, Bolivia and Argentina and their pro-mining and higher accountability initiatives. The Amazonian countries are battling against the havoc wreaked by illegal mining on one of the world’s biggest green lungs. Locally, Mexican mining is calling for a […]

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Díaz, Bouchot and Raya (DBR) Abogados specializes in providing comprehensive legal solutions for its clients. DBR provides personalized services that adhere to the highest standards of ethics and responsibility. Mexico Mining Review spoke to one of the firm’s founding partners and current Director General of Mines at the Ministry of Economy Laura Díaz to better […]

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The adage that everything not grown must be mined suggests how essential the mining industry is to everyday life. Given its vital role in modern civilization, mining requires an intricate supply chain whose multiple links ensure that all other industries receive the minerals they need to flourish.

But a successful supply chain is […]

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This week in mining, as 2018 comes to an end, it’s about highlighting the effort the Mexican industry has made to succeed in the face of uncertainty. Even during the market hardships and a political transition, the country maintains its leadership as top silver producer and ninth in gold. Also, an experimental laboratory in […]

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Mexico holds first place in silver production and is ninth in gold, giving the country much to boast about when it comes to its national mining industry. Important states in the sector are known for having talented teams of geologists and efficient supply chains. Appetite to apply this success to global markets is growing.

 

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M&A Market Flourishes

On December 6, 2018 By

In Mexico, 220 transactions were sealed across industries in 2017 and mining was also at the top of the heap. Of the estimated US$21 billion that was accumulated in these activities, the sector accounted for 20 percent followed by real estate with 17 percent. Enrique Rodríguez del Bosque, Founding Partner at RB Abogados, says an […]

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Telson Mining Corporation is a Canadian junior resource company advancing two gold, silver and base metals projects: Tahuehueto in Durango and Campo Morado Mine in Guerrero. After three years of inactivity, Telson was able to recommence operations at Campo Morado in October 2017 and CEO José Antonio Berlanga joined us to talk about the progress […]

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The Oaxaca Experimental Center, an experimental laboratory for mining and metallurgy under SGM’s supervision, outperformed 202 other laboratories in over 49 countries according to Geostats PTY annual survey, released this week. The Mexican facility provided a highly accurate gold sampling.

 

The Australian consultancy for certified reference materials specializes in laboratory quality controls. Its aptitude […]

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