Posts by: Veronica Yepes

This Week in Mining travels through several countries, gathering headlines from all around the world: India, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Peru, Colombia and Namibia. The fight against illegal mining in the Amazon has reached Peru. To join the battle, a Colombian economist and mathematician invented an algorithm for detecting illegal mines. Anglo American continues to hoover […]

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Mexico’s mining industry faces investment deceleration and lower-yielding production. President López Obrador promises closure to families of deceased miners. South America, particularly Peru, keeps struggling with the havocs of illegal gold mining. In Asia, Turkey grieves and commemorates the lives lost at the Soma disaster five years ago. As for outer space, a new question […]

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This past week in mining saw energy and mining getting closer: in Chile, solar energy is making the difference for more sustainable mining industry; Spain is opening the door to energy mining and fracking; while on the industrial side, Tesla is predicting a battery metals shortage. Illegal mining keeps leaving victims behind in Venezuela, but […]

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Veolia Group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With nearly 169,000 employees worldwide, the group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions. Mexico Mining Review sat down with Business Development and Institutional Affairs Director Mexico of Veolia Federico Casares to discuss how to make the Mexican mining industry can become […]

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Friction between INAI and the Ministry of Economy increased as the latter refused to disclose the number of concessions allocated per year and their recipients. The World Bank provided an estimate for global artisanal mining and said zinc could be headed for a market surplus by 2022. The week also marked a milestone for mining […]

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Compañía Minera Cuzcatlán is a subsidiary of Fortuna Silver Mines, a rapidly growing precious metals producer that operates two low-cost mines in Peru and Mexico and holds commanding land positions in Peru, Mexico and Argentina. Mexico Mining Review sat down with  Country Representative and Director of Finance and Corporate Affairs  Luiz Camargo about the company’s focus […]

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Mining companies have announced the creation of a new cryptocurrency backed by silver and gold in Durango and Sinaloa. In South America, Chile launched a new protocol for mining emergencies while in Colombia, the country’s General Prosecutor proposed an initiative to end illegal gold mining. But Colombia is not the only country suffering from illegal […]

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The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) event in Toronto posted another successful year despite the freezing cold weather. This year’s four-day expo in early March attracted 25,843 attendees and 1,100 exhibitors from over 130 countries. Prospectors, government officials, investors, students and indigenous people were among the speakers and guests, along with Prime Minister […]

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Regional Asian mining is again top-rated for its enhanced risk-reward profile, with Australia standing at the top of the Fitch Solutions Risk and Rewards report. On the other side of the Pacific, Chile experienced a drop-in exploration and ore grades, endangering its investment attractiveness as a mining jurisdiction. In Mexico, the big industry question is […]

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In the setting of PDAC 2019, Mexico Mining Review spoke to René Krist, Managing Director of FullSpectrum Leadership to discuss the industry’s awareness of the so-called social license to operate and its real impact in mine operations. Follow up with this exclusive preview of Mexico Mining Review 2020 edition.

Social license does not […]

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