Hogan Lovells is an international law firm that has a sophisticated team with a deep knowledge of the local market. The firm works in various industries, including energy and natural resources, infrastructure and transportation. We sat down with Partner Juan Torres-Landa who spoke about the disconnect between the legislature and executive and what he expects […]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... →
The mining industry is increasingly interested in higher safety standards, but what happens in the case of a spill? This week, Mexico Mining Review spoke to Arturo Rodriguez, Assistant Attorney General for Industrial Inspection at PROFEPA to ask how environmentally-conscious miners are.
Q: How does PROFEPA address mining-related issues?
A: PROFEPA’s role is to oversee compliance […]Read more... →
In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining Review James McDonald, President & CEO of Kootenay Silver discusses Mexico’s mining outlook, the exploration landscape and the main achievements the company made in its drilling program this year.
Q: How would you describe the general outlook of Mexico’s mining industry?
A: Kootenay Silver recognized the […]Read more... →
The changes made to the Mexican mining law in 1992 put the wheels in motion for a real change for the industry, consolidated with the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994. NAFTA removed trade tariffs and stimulated trade between Canada, the US and Mexico. The 1992 mining […]