Posts by: Veronica Yepes

Díaz, Bouchot and Raya (DBR) Abogados specializes in providing comprehensive legal solutions for its clients. DBR provides personalized services that adhere to the highest standards of ethics and responsibility. Mexico Mining Review spoke to one of the firm’s founding partners and current Director General of Mines at the Ministry of Economy Laura Díaz to better […]

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The adage that everything not grown must be mined suggests how essential the mining industry is to everyday life. Given its vital role in modern civilization, mining requires an intricate supply chain whose multiple links ensure that all other industries receive the minerals they need to flourish.

But a successful supply chain is […]

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This week in mining, as 2018 comes to an end, it’s about highlighting the effort the Mexican industry has made to succeed in the face of uncertainty. Even during the market hardships and a political transition, the country maintains its leadership as top silver producer and ninth in gold. Also, an experimental laboratory in […]

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The Oaxaca Experimental Center, an experimental laboratory for mining and metallurgy under SGM’s supervision, outperformed 202 other laboratories in over 49 countries according to Geostats PTY annual survey, released this week. The Mexican facility provided a highly accurate gold sampling.

 

The Australian consultancy for certified reference materials specializes in laboratory quality controls. Its aptitude […]

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The day has come. Andres Manuel López Obrador is Mexico’s new official President. But as they unpack their offices, Morena has already compromised the stability of Mexican mining, not to mention other industries. Now in power, investors are eager to witness the path the country’s economy is to take, for good or for bad. […]

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According to the World Bank, the global talent pool has grown in recent years, but many countries and industries are struggling with talent scarcity. The case for Mexican mining is about whether millennials aim to dig into mining or not. “Young talent usually chooses to work in industries that seem more appealing,” says Jose Raul […]

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Although having seemingly recovered from the downturn that dominated the mining industry over the last four years, miners are still cautious about the metals market. There is still reluctance to invest in exploration spending due to uncertainty, but according to S&P Market Intelligence, miners have no real need to worry. “Looking ahead to 2019, macroeconomic […]

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The mining financial environment was heated up this week and not for good. Morena’s announcement of new mining policy proposals, including community consultation for allocating mining concessions, caused mining companies to take a hit on the BMV. In the meantime, a South African community celebrated its legal victory in implementing a similar communitarian consultation before […]

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The Undersecretariat of Mining was created in 2016 as part of the Ministry of Economy to supervise and coordinate mining activities in Mexico. It follows the guidelines of the Mining Development Program 2013-2018. What have been its accomplishments during the Peña Nieto era and what can the industry expect next?

 

Mining is a strategic […]

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Less than a month before AMLO undertakes on Mexico’s governance, his Nation Projects gives some hints about his future approach to mining. The Mexican Geological Survey launches a mining economics division and the industry bounced back with a 2.9 percent activity growth last September. One of the major cobalt mines, the Kamoto project […]

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