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.
Q: Why did you […]Read more... →
Automation and digitalization promise to boost production up to 40 percent for those companies willing to pioneer in their implementation. Ericsson, Schneider Electric and Alderon Iron Ore are some of those releasing new digital solutions for the mining industry. In Mexico, miners still question if AMLO is adding uncertainty to an inherently volatile […]Read more... →
Want a chance to speak to government representatives about the future of the mining industry? Don’t miss out on your chance at Mexico Mining Forum 2019, at the Sheraton Maria Isabel hotel in Mexico City this February 6! Incoming Undersecretary of Mining Francisco Quiroga and Director General of Mines Laura Díaz are among our confirmed speakers – […]Read more... →
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... →
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, […]Read more... →