The Mexican mining industry has a new Undersecretary of Mining as AMLO announced the appointment of Francisco Quiroga as Mario Alfono Cantú’s successor. South Africa is already in the third round for its new mining chamber, which will be presented to President Ramaphosa next week.
Mining in Oaxaca is not easy. Not only is it not a typical mining jurisdiction, the zoning dictates that thousands of concessions take up the same land that only a few would in Sonora or Chihuahua. The presence of indigenous communities is also a head-scratcher for companies, as cultures must be understood. One operator working in Oaxaca is Gold Resource Corporation, and President and CEO Jason Reid spoke to Mexico Mining Review to give his input on what it’s like to mine in the southern state.
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AMLO announced Francisco Quiroga as the new Undersecretary of Mining. Curious about his background? Find out more here!
Tango Mining agrees to buy 80 percent of West Mining’s Mano River diamond project in Liberia. The company has announced an exploration campaign on the property to be concluded by 1Q19.
South Africa still blunders on the billing of its new mining charter. The third and hopefully final iteration is expected to be presented to president Ramaphosa by next week.
Responsible mining is the current hot topic and the Pakistani industry is no exception.
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