Posts by: Sara Warden

Accendo Banco is a financial institution with the mandate to accelerate the productive growth of medium-sized companies with growth potential, through the offer of exchange, fiduciary and credit services, backed by reliable, transparent management. Mexico Mining Review interviewed Co-CEO Javier Reyes de la Campa to ask him about access to mining financing in Mexico and how Accendo […]

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Underground mining is gaining traction. In Mexico, four key factors mean more miners are looking below the surface. First, the environment has become a hot topic for the mining industry and without doubt underground mines have lower environmental impact than their open-pit counterparts. Second, developments in technology mean it is safer than ever to dig […]

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There was good and bad news this week for mining as gold exports increased in 1H18 compared to 1H17 but silver exports floundered. But Mexico took first place in 2017 in terms of global zinc production, with national operators Industrias Peñoles, Grupo México and Fresnillo, and international Goldcorp contributing the lion’s share. In anticipation of […]

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Weathering the Silver Storm

On September 21, 2018 By

Silver prices faltered this year, despite high demand for industrial applications and dwindling supply. In 2017, global silver mine production declined by 4.1 percent to a total of 852.1 million ounces. According to The Silver Institute, the drop in mine production was offset mainly by Mexico, as Fresnillo retains its crown as the world’s No. […]

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As M&A activity picks up in mining, more and more operators are looking for new acquisitions and strategic JVs. Mexico Mining Review asked Darren Pylot, President and CEO of Capstone Mining about the unique collaborative model of the mining operator and how copper and zinc prices are affecting operations at Cozamin in Zacatecas.

 

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Mining in Oaxaca is not easy. Not only is it not a typical mining jurisdiction, the zoning dictates that thousands of concessions take up the same land that only a few would in Sonora or Chihuahua. The presence of indigenous communities is also a head-scratcher for companies, as cultures must be understood. One operator working […]

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Industrias Peñoles is a Mexican national champion, and one of the only miners listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange. This week, Mexico Mining Review interviewed Fernando Alanís, the company’s Director General to get his opinion on the status of the national industry and how other operators can follow in Peñoles’ footsteps to become an international reference

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This week, Mexico Mining Review‘s interview of the week is with Alfredo Phillips, President of the Guerrero Mining Cluster to discuss its strategies and the importance of Guerrero as a mining state. The Cluster aims to strengthen the industry and its supply chain in the state of Guerrero. It works with the government and the private sector […]

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As world-class deposits become harder to find and end users increasingly demand ethically-sourced products, both governments and the private sector are creating new strategies to assure access to minerals in the long term. Some do so through offtake contracts, others through metal streaming deals. With everyone wanting a piece of the pie, what are the […]

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This week, Mexico Mining Review takes a look at the international champions that want to incorporate themselves into Mexico’s mining supply chain. We spoke to Nicholas Baker, Trade Commissioner of Mexico, Central America & The Caribbean of Austrade who explained what value Australian companies can add to the national industry.

 

 

Q: How can Mexico […]

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