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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

 

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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 […]

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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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As world-class deposits become harder to find and end users increasingly demand ethically-sourced products, both governments and the private sector are creating new strategies to assure access to minerals in the long term. Some do so through offtake contracts, others through metal streaming deals. With everyone wanting a piece of the pie, what are the […]

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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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World’s largest silver producer Fresnillo is a leading precious metals group based in Mexico. Its flagship Fresnillo mine has been in operation for almost 500 years. Mexico Mining Review sat down with CEO Octavio Alvídrez to ask him about the company’s growth strategy, expansion plans, new projects and how San Julián coming online affects the operator’s silver outputs.

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In March 2017 the value of bitcoins surpassed the price of gold by breaking the US$1,200 benchmark. For the first time, debate emerged over its potential to replace the precious metal as a safe haven for investors. “It seems that more and more people justify investing in cryptocurrencies — even at current […]

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In this week’s Interview of the Week, Mexico Mining Review, we speak to Alejandra Torijano, Country Manager of Agilent Technologies to discuss her outlook for mining in Mexico and the value the company can add to the industry. Agilent is a leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with […]

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