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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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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 […]

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In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining Review Rob Peterman, Vice President of Global Business Development at Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) talks about how the exchange facilitates mining activity in Mexico.

 

Q: What trends has TSX and TSXV identified with the participation of the mining industry in the […]

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In an exclusive preview of the 2019 edition, Mexico Mining Review interviewed Rob McEwen, Founder of Goldcorp, Chief Owner of McEwen Mining and infamous gold bull. He explained why he predicts gold will hit the US$5,000/oz mark and his goals for the […]

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Last week was a mixed one for miners in Mexico as CAMIMEX reported an increase in investment and the country climbed six places in the Fraser Institute’s Investment Attractiveness ranking. But this was overshadowed by reports of social unrest at First Majestic’s Zacatecas mines and the suspension of Argonaut’s explosives permits for La Colorada. On […]

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Torex Gold today announced the withdrawal of a legal challenge by Los Mineros workers union to be the legally-constituted union for the El Limón Guajes (ELG) mine in Guerrero. This marks the end of a five-month blockade on the gold operator’s mine. On April 6, a Torex press release reported that negotiations between community […]

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The extraction and processing of minerals has an inevitable by-product: the creation of large amounts of rock and mineral sludge waste. The extraction of copper at the famous Buenavista del Cobre mine in Cananea, Sonora, for example, requires heap leaching with sulfuric acid and subsequent solvent extraction (SX) and electro winning (EW) treatment. During the […]

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The variables of time and space in economic geology include: the million years in the formation of the earth´s mineral deposits, the fluctuation of prices of raw materials throughout time, the life cycle of a mine, the percentage of materials recovered in certain surfaces and the tonnes of material that can be deposited in specific spaces, among many others.

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Mining exploration has always been a fundamental part of the mining value chain. Locating mineral deposits or reserves would be impossible without prior exploration, using the proper geological and geophysical methods. Exploration techniques have evolved considerably in recent years and every day, companies are getting better at searching for minerals, directing projects, and profiting more from them.

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