Sierra Tarahumara, Mexico. Wikipedia Commons, Retrieved from


Environmental disaster at San Dimas. A pipe valve failure leaked 200L of cyanide solution into the Piaxtala river, Sinaloa on March 11.

Minera Mar de Plata, the Mexican subsidiary of Sonoro Metals, closed the Rosario Option Agreement to acquire 100 percent interest in the Rosario Group of concessions.

Capstone Mining reports fatal accident in the Cozamin Mine, Zacatecas on Sunday. Operations were briefly suspended but have now been resumed.

Indigenous communities in the Tarahumara mountain range reject mining. They argue mining projects destroy the environment, neglecting the wellbeing of the communities.




Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia. Wikipedia Commons, Retrieved from


Mergers of gold juniors are to heat up. Hecla Mining took over a US$462 million cash and share acquisition of Klondex Mines. The latter’s shares have already gone up 61 percent on TSX.

The mining region in central Tunisia is haunted by unemployment. The lack of infrastructure and the hiring practices are blocking work in the phosphate mines, causing social unrest.

From the mine cart to electrified mine machines; mining vehicles evolution shape the development of the mining industry worldwide. Follow this ride through time to see how they have changed over the years.

Colombian government strives to keep the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta untouched. President Santos expanded the protected natural reserve to 380,000ha and affirms the number will go up to 900,000ha. Any mining activity is forbidden in this territory.


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