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Yesterday, Javier Corral, Governor of Chihuahua, presented a legal dispute in the Supreme Court of Justice against the modification of the rules governing the Mining Fund made by the federal government. Along with Corral, the challenge was presented by 23 mayors from all parties except Morena: 22 from municipalities within Chihuahua and one from […]

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Mexico holds first place in silver production and is ninth in gold, giving the country much to boast about when it comes to its national mining industry. Important states in the sector are known for having talented teams of geologists and efficient supply chains. Appetite to apply this success to global markets is growing.

 

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Underground mining is gaining traction. In Mexico, four key factors mean more miners are looking below the surface. First, the environment has become a hot topic for the mining industry and without doubt underground mines have lower environmental impact than their open-pit counterparts. Second, developments in technology mean it is safer than ever to dig […]

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Weathering the Silver Storm

On September 21, 2018 By

Silver prices faltered this year, despite high demand for industrial applications and dwindling supply. In 2017, global silver mine production declined by 4.1 percent to a total of 852.1 million ounces. According to The Silver Institute, the drop in mine production was offset mainly by Mexico, as Fresnillo retains its crown as the world’s No. […]

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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 […]

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Just 100km south of Mexico’s iconic Parral mining district in Chihuahua lies the world-class Naica mine. The project, also known as Maple, operated for 64 years. It was first acquired by Fresnillo in 1951 and in 1964 changed hands to become an official part of sister company Industrias Peñoles’ portfolio. With its own concentration plant, […]

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The retaining wall of a tailings dam collapsed on Monday evening at the Río Tinto mine in the Urique municipality, located in the Tarahumara mountain range in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. Around 35 workers are employed at the gold-silver mine.

Conflicting reports have been released regarding the number of injuries and fatalities. […]

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The 10th International Mining Conference of Chihuahua and the complementary ExpoMin gathered more than 3,000 participants and hosted 320 stands from over 150 companies at the city of Chihuahua, Mexico. The conference was inaugurated by top mining industry and government figures including Mario Cantú Suárez, General Coordinator of Mining, César Horacio Duarte Jáquez, governor of […]

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