From the monthly archives: January 2019

Zacatecas mountain ranges hold significant deposits of gold, silver, copper and zinc, making the state’s 58 municipalities one of the main mining regions in the country. With 2,263 standing mineral concessions in 2016, Zacatecas is divided into 18 mining districts, the most prolific being Fresnillo, Mazapil, Concepción del Oro, Miguel Auza, Ojocaliente, Sombrerete and Zacatecas. […]

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Newmont Mining announced today that it will combine with Goldcorp to create the world’s largest gold mining company. In a deal valued at US$10 billion, Newmont shareholders will retain 65 percent of the new company – to be listed on the NYSE and TSX as Newmont Goldcorp – while Goldcorp shareholders will retain 35 […]

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Automation and digitalization promise to boost production up to 40 percent for those companies willing to pioneer in their implementation. Ericsson, Schneider Electric and Alderon Iron Ore are some of those releasing new digital solutions for the mining industry. In Mexico, miners still question if AMLO is adding uncertainty to an inherently volatile […]

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New year, new president and also new mining cycle? Copper started 2019 on the right foot, boosted by Chinese demand. Gold, on the other hand, began on the left as prices stumble.

 

Do not miss our Interview of the Week. Mexico Mining Review spoke to Alberto López, Director General of Mining at the […]

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