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Accendo Banco is a financial institution with the mandate to accelerate the productive growth of medium-sized companies with growth potential, through the offer of exchange, fiduciary and credit services, backed by reliable, transparent management. Mexico Mining Review interviewed Co-CEO Javier Reyes de la Campa to ask him about access to mining financing in Mexico and how Accendo […]

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Underground mining is gaining traction. In Mexico, four key factors mean more miners are looking below the surface. First, the environment has become a hot topic for the mining industry and without doubt underground mines have lower environmental impact than their open-pit counterparts. Second, developments in technology mean it is safer than ever to dig […]

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Weathering the Silver Storm

On September 21, 2018 By

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. […]

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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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A Brief History of Copper

On September 12, 2018 By

Copper is likely to continue its rise as the Chinese ban on scrap metal and economic reforms continue to boost demand for the metal. Mexico produced 766,000 tons of copper in 2016, a 28.9 percent increase in comparison to the 593,000 tons that was produced in 2015, thanks mainly to the consolidation of two Grupo […]

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Mario Alfonso Cantú was the pioneer of the newly-created Undersecretariat, but as December 1 approaches, the clock is ticking for his maiden term. His successor was just announced as ArcelorMittal alum Francisco Quiroga.

Francisco Quiroga will be the next Undersecretary of Mining, a dependency that is expected to be decentralized and be headquartered in Chihuahua, a traditional mining […]

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Industrias Peñoles is a Mexican national champion, and one of the only miners listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange. This week, Mexico Mining Review interviewed Fernando Alanís, the company’s Director General to get his opinion on the status of the national industry and how other operators can follow in Peñoles’ footsteps to become an international reference

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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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This week, Mexico Mining Review takes a look at the international champions that want to incorporate themselves into Mexico’s mining supply chain. We spoke to Nicholas Baker, Trade Commissioner of Mexico, Central America & The Caribbean of Austrade who explained what value Australian companies can add to the national industry.

 

 

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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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