Posts by: Veronica Yepes

In an exclusive preview of 2018’s edition, Mexico Mining Review asked the Secretary General of the National Miners Union, Carlos Pavón, about the story behind the Union’s creation and its work in improving miners’ working conditions.

 Q: What was the reasoning behind the creation of the National Miners Union (SNMM)?

A: We […]



At the close of 2017’s the market was characterized by favorable laws and regulations to foster foreign investment, according to the report from the Energy and Natural Resources Market Reports. For 2018, BMV predicts a thriving sector.

The mining treasure in Northern Mexico’s Sierra Madre to be unlocked by […]


The price of copper and other base metals is highly dependent on the construction and infrastructure industries. Copper prices, stagnant for the last couple of years, suffered a sudden plunge last week. Chinese demand severely impacts copper prices, given that the country alone consumes almost half of the worldwide demand, and its manufacturing […]



Mining’s contribution through ISR increased 82 percent compared to 2016. For the first three quarters of the year, the industry has paid MX$24 billion.

PROFEPA closes down mining project in the Valley of Cirios in Baja California. The area has been protected as a natural reserve since 1980.

A quarry mine exploited […]


The imminent threat of potable water scarcity is driving competition over water resources, which leads to increasing tension and conflict. The Water in the Mining Sector Report by the International Finance Corporation describes how water access and management remains one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. Mexico Mining Review answers the […]


Mexico is a silver miner’s paradise, with enviable silver mineralization down its central belt, which is why it consistently ranks among the top silver producers globally. For Mexico to maintain its top spot, it is under more pressure to guarantee jurisdictional stability

In an exclusive preview of 2018’s edition, Mexico Mining Review […]




A law approving maritime mining in Mexico arouses environmental concerns. Morena Deputies protest.

Guanajuato its worth its weight in silver and gold, producing over 2 tons of gold and 175,000 tons of silver a year.

Mexico joins the PARLATINO discussion. The President of Congress’s Special Mining Commission, Susana Corella, […]


 Mexican Overview:

CAMIMEX named Sonora as the number one state in Mexico for mining development. Sonora thrives as the main producer of gold, copper and molybdenum.

The coast of Michoacan could be given a new face, as the sixth richest man in the world Lakshmi Mittal is negotiating with the government […]


Interview of the Week: Carlos Silva, Director General of Carrizal Mining

This is an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition of Mexico Mining Review.

Q: What have been the main results of the organizational changes Carrizal Mining implemented in its structure?

A: In 2013, we decided to internally change our focus because the company was […]



In a series of interviews, Mexico Mining Review asked the Directors of technology companies investing in the mining sector in Mexico one key question: how can miners worldwide overcome resistance to new technologies? MMD, Outotec and GE share their perspective on this relevant issue in the midst of the […]


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