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... →
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 […]
by Karen Sujo
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 […]Read more... →
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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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.
Q: How can Mexico […]Read more... →