Less than a month before AMLO undertakes on Mexico’s governance, his Nation Projects gives some hints about his future approach to mining. The Mexican Geological Survey launches a mining economics division and the industry bounced back with a 2.9 percent activity growth last September. One of the major cobalt mines, the Kamoto project […]Read more... →
Argonaut Gold is a Canadian gold company engaged in exploration, mine development and production activities. Its primary assets are the production stage El Castillo mine and the San Agustin mine, which together form the El Castillo Complex in Durango and the production stage La Colorada mine in Sonora. Mexico Mining Review spoke to President and […]Read more... →
Gold sailed into 2018 on the coattails of a 12 percent yearly price increase on the previous year, the strongest gain since 2010. But softer demand and a stronger dollar helped diminish the yellow metal’s appeal, keeping prices in a tight band through the first nine months of the year.
After moving in a […]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... →
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 […]Read more... →
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, […]Read more... →