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This week the mining industry is forecasted to become a significant stream of jobs creation in Durango. Several new projects are appearing in Nigeria, Bolivia and Australia keep betting on the industry. But before looking forward to what is on the mining horizon, read about the evolution and current state of Mexican mining.

In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining ReviewJosé Antonio Berlanga, General Manager Mexico of base metals trader Mercuria discusses the ups and downs of base metal prices and how China and the US factor into demand for Mexican products.

Ready to ride the mining rollercoaster? Keep reading!



Going underground: read about the evolution of mining and the current state of the industry in Mexico.

Regulations and legal framework can either be the greatest ally or enemy of an industry. Learn about the main nuances and areas of opportunity of Mexican mining law according to industry leaders!

The Four Axes Behind Industrias Peñoles’ Success in Mexico and the International Market: develop human talent, invest in technology, prioritize social licenses, develop the national supply chain.

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Forecasts by Man Power Group find that mining is creating more and more jobs in Durango. While mining predictions for 3Q18 are optimistic, the telecom and transport sectors are shrinking.

Russia and Bolivia sign memorandum for mining geographic prospection and geological exploration. The alliance mainly aims to improve Bolivian access to new technologies and specialized expertise in the industry.

The mining company South32 announced the purchase of Arizona Mining for US$1.3 billion in an attempt to expand its activities in North America.




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Nigeria strives to revive a dying mining industry to diversify from its oil addiction. After the 2014 crude price crash, the country looks to confirm the local myth of a vast gold deposit under Osun state’s jungle.

Rio Tinto to develop the Koodaideri iron mine in Western Australia. The project will start mining its first tons by 2021.

For more mining news, read about productivity and reputation in the industry.


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