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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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In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining Review, Salvador García, Director General and COO of Starcore International Mines gave his projections for the future of gold prices and suggests improvements that would make the the Mining Trust Fund more effective.

 

Q: To what extent do you believe gold prices will increase?

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In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining Review, Richard Booth, Managing Director for North and South America of MMD Mineral Sizing Central America talks about the rising importance of truck-free mines and how the company’s solutions are optimizing the industry.

 

Q: How is global mining changing and what is your perception of the state of the mining […]

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This week the mining industry is forecasted to become a significant stream of jobs creation in Durango. Several new projects are appearing in Nigeria, Bolivia and Australia keep betting on the industry. But before looking forward to what is on the mining horizon, read about the evolution and current state of Mexican mining.

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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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