Posts by: Alejandra Gómez

Metal prices are taking a turn for the better and companies are eager to incorporate new projects into their portfolios after several years of cost reductions and drastic cuts on exploration. But the race to attract investment is fierce as the top mining jurisdictions in the world compete with each other to retain […]



International Trends and News

New metals in the market such as lithium, cobalt and nickel are creating ripples in the London Metals Exchange (LME). Last Wednesday, nickel hit a two-year high of US$13,030/t. Zinc also hit a 10-year high of US$3,326/t and Aluminum a five-year high of US$2,215/t the same […]


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Out of some 1,000 prospects, on average only one will become a mine, according to CAMIMEX. Considering the risks and capital involved, mining jurisdictions are competing for investors and companies to guarantee the future of […]


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Digital effectiveness, competitive shareholder returns and cyber risks are among the top 10 business risks facing mining and metals in 2017 and 2018 according to EY. […]


After seven consecutive weeks of highs, gold prices stabilized last Thursday after the US released employment figures that could potentially impact interest rates in the country.

Expected increase in Chinese demand is driving a rise in copper prices.

Financial Results

Coeur Mining saw a 45.28 percent decrease in its trading volume […]


The US Federal Reserve’s plan to raise interest rates again in 2017 are a danger to gold’s bullion bulls.

Copper futures faced its biggest loss in two weeks as inventories tracked by the London Metal Exchange showed potential for resource shortage.

According to a new report released by private capital tracker Prequin, […]



Canada’s largest diversified miner, Teck Resources, acquired Goldcorp’s 21 percent minority interest in the San Nicolás copper-zinc project in Zacatecas for US$50 million.

Chemours, one of the world’s biggest producers of solid sodium cyanide, is investing in a US$150 million mining solutions manufacturing plant in Gomez Palacio, Coahuila, Mexico.

The main mining […]



Goldcorp completes its second Mexican divestment in 2017 by selling its Camino Rojo oxide project.

The Governor of Guerrero, Héctor Astudillo, had a meeting with the Minister of Economy, Idelfonso Guajardo to analyze the viability of strategic mining projects in the state.

The mining industry was listed as one of the sectors […]


Gold experienced its biggest rally last Wednesday since Brexit due to political instability in the US.

Copper prices are falling as manufacturing drops in China and the US.

USBS Asset Management Americas Inc has holdings in McEwen Mining worth US$221,000.

According to the National Transparency Platform, Sonora is the second most transparent state in Mexico. […]



Top Mexican miners, Grupo México, Industrias Peñoles, Fresnillo and Minera Frisco owe almost US$180 million in mining royalties for 2015. According to Mexico’s tax authority (SAT), GMéxico and Fresnillo paid below government estimates while Frisco and Peñoles paid no royalties in 2015.

Alio Gold, formerly Timmins Gold, officially began trading under […]


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