Olympus NDT is a specialist manufacturer of portable geochemical analyzers for the global exploration and mining industry. It has in-house expertise in using technology for geological field scenarios, with analyzers engineered to be rugged and reliable to keep geologists up and running in the field. Mexico Mining Review interviewed Mexico Managing Director Patricia Nakagawa to […]Read more... →
There was good and bad news this week for mining as gold exports increased in 1H18 compared to 1H17 but silver exports floundered. But Mexico took first place in 2017 in terms of global zinc production, with national operators Industrias Peñoles, Grupo México and Fresnillo, and international Goldcorp contributing the lion’s share. In anticipation of […]Read more... →
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. […]Read more... →
First Majestic Silver Corp (NYSE:AG) reported a 20 percent increase in silver production in 3Q16 to 3.1 million ounces from the same period of 2015, the company disclosed on Wednesday.
The company’s All-In Sustaining Costs (AISC) also dropped 20 percent during the last quarter to US$10.52 per payable silver ounce. First Majestic President and CEO […]Read more... →