Posts by: Brenda Salas

This week’s Interview of the Week is with Alejandro Espejel, Country manager of FLSmidth. We discussed the main challenges operators are facing in terms of mineral scarcity and falling grade and their latest product, dry tailings solutions, EcoTails.

 

Q: What challenges are operators facing in terms of mineral scarcity and falling grade and […]

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Within the mining industry, raising funds is an arduous task. The industry has capital-intensive projects with high risks that not all financial institutions are ready to take on. During Mexico Mining Forum, which took place on Feb 6. at the Sheraton Maria Isabel hotel in Mexico City, panelists discussed how the industry could come together […]

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The success of any business lies on the strength of its supply chain, and mines are no different. The mining industry’s value chain is a key area of opportunity for Mexican companies and none more so than operators who are the top stakeholders. During Mexico Mining Forum 2019, which took place in the Sheraton Maria […]

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As the Mexican industry is currently revolving around the cancelation of the new airport, there is some hope that the mining sector will keep the Mexican economy afloat. Hurricane Willa impacted some activity in the Pacific Coast, but there continues to be many opportunities in the Mexican terrain. Check out the interview of the week […]

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As the mining industry patiently waits to see what the new USMCA agreement will bring for the industry, it’s so far, so good. But when it comes to AMLO’s incoming administration, there are still many question marks surrounding whether or not he will give the industry continuity or not. In the meantime, social issues continue […]

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National and international companies continue on their search for new treasure in Mexican lands. The clouds of uncertainty that once hovered over the Mexican mining sector seem to be clearing as AMLO slowly but surely unveils its plans for the industry (and the country). The future looks brighter, especially with technology that could not only […]

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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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To increase the appetite for investment in Mexico’s mining industry, different government levels and institutions must create a united front and work together with the private sector to take advantage of Mexico’s rich terrain, according to a panel of industry insiders at the Mexico Mining Forum 2017 that took place at the Sheraton Maria Isabel […]

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The state of Zacatecas is hoping its mining cluster can attract new companies to help address calls from workers’ unions for more and better jobs, said Jaime Lomelín, Corporate Director of Grupo Bal, at the Mexico Mining Forum 2017 on Wednesday, adding that education is a key plank in that effort.


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Canada remains a friend to Mexico and will respond to policy not speculation, James Gordon Carr, Canadian Minister of Natural Resources, told the Mexico Mining Forum 2017 in Mexico City on Wednesday, in response to concerns over US President Donald Trump’s threats to renogiate NAFTA.

“The friendship and history between Canada and Mexico […]

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