From the monthly archives: August 2019

Gold prices slide as retail sales encourage the US economy. Copper followed suit, but its prices are expected to climb back, given its cyclical history. On the other hand, silver reached yearly heights. Operations that were already established in Mexico continue to move forward although the federal government keeps sending mixed signals to investors. Don’t […]

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This week’s Interview of the Week is with Armando Lucero and Jesus Flores from Globexplore. We talked about the five main key components of a drilling campaign and how Globexplore has come to master them.

Q:  Why do many of the most respected mining and exploration companies consistently return to Globexplore for their important […]

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As the tone of the conflict between the US and China escalates prior to the North American giant’s presidential elections, gold reached heights not seen since 2013. Silver followed suit, while copper fell beneath the critical US$3-a-pound mark. Mexico’s industrial output rose by 1.1 percent, the highest month to month jump since January 2018. The […]

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This week’s Interview of the Week is with Darren Blasutti, President and CEO of Americas Silver Corporation. We talked about achieving a certain measure of independence from fluctuations in metal prices, the company’s strategy for increasing revenue and its exploration plans at Zone 120.

Q: How does Americas Silver mitigate the risks related to […]

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Mexico’s mining industry slowly reawakens as production and investment show encouraging signs. Also, President López Obrador signals support to the industry by calling for negotiations to solve longstanding mining strikes. Elsewhere in the world, mining in the UK may be entering into a second golden era, while Chilean copper miners look to China as their […]

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This week’s Interview of the Week is with Tony Rovira, Managing Director of Australian company Azure Minerals. The conversation addressed a cobalt exploration project that may hold the highest-grade in the world, Mr. Rovira’s outlook for the cobalt global market and the competitiveness of Mexico’s mining industry.

Q: In 2017, Azure Minerals made two […]

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