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... →
Carrizal Mining is a Mexican-owned company located in Zamapan, Hidalgo. It produces lead, zinc and copper. It is committed to being a sustainable company, dedicated to the environment and the health of its human capital. Mexico Mining Review caught up with CEO Carlos Silva to ask him about these principles.
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This week in mining is all about science fiction as outer space mining programs advance. The European Space Agency, Planetary Resources and Asteroids Mining Corporation are some of the protagonists of this movie. In Mexico, environmental struggles for mining projects continue as activists demand a municipality with 13 ongoing concessions in Chiapas be free […]Read more... →
Zacatecas mountain ranges hold significant deposits of gold, silver, copper and zinc, making the state’s 58 municipalities one of the main mining regions in the country. With 2,263 standing mineral concessions in 2016, Zacatecas is divided into 18 mining districts, the most prolific being Fresnillo, Mazapil, Concepción del Oro, Miguel Auza, Ojocaliente, Sombrerete and Zacatecas. […]Read more... →
Mexico holds first place in silver production and is ninth in gold, giving the country much to boast about when it comes to its national mining industry. Important states in the sector are known for having talented teams of geologists and efficient supply chains. Appetite to apply this success to global markets is growing.
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There was good and bad news this week for mining as gold exports increased in 1H18 compared to 1H17 but silver exports floundered. But Mexico took first place in 2017 in terms of global zinc production, with national operators Industrias Peñoles, Grupo México and Fresnillo, and international Goldcorp contributing the lion’s share. In anticipation of […]Read more... →
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. […]Read more... →
It’s official: Mexico has a new President. And the biggest impact from the elections for miners is the return of self-exiled union leader Napoleon Gómez to take a position in AMLO’s government as a member of Congress. Find out about the implications of AMLO’s Presidency for miners here. In another headache for mining giant […]Read more... →