Source: Grupo Mexico

Last week, the industry was shocked by Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from Canada, Mexico and the EU. In Mexico, FONDAR found that over half of the Mining Fund’s use was not reported in 2016 and Southern Copper is to make a large investment in Peru and Mexico.

In MMR’s interview of the week, we delve into automation trends in the mining industry as Felipe Rivera of Schneider Electric discusses IoT and IIoT.

Find out more in this week’s roundup!

Mexico

AMLO Made Headlines in February by Including Napoleón Gómez in his list for non-elected congressman. Find out why this announcement made breaking news in the mining industry in this link.

Pan American Silver released an update on the Dolores Mine stating that the security situation on the access roads has improved.

Southern Copper plans to invest more than US$10 billion in Peru and Mexico to take advantage of improved prices.

A report released by FONDAR found that over half the money collected by the Mining Fund in 2016 was used by 233 municipalities but there is no record of the projects it was allocated to.

International

In 2019, Great Panther will be announcing its decision to restart Coricancha, a precious and base metals mine in Peru that it bought in June last year.

Trump’s metal tariffs are causing havoc for steel manufacturers in Canada.

How much do you know about lithium besides the fact that Tesla is desperate to secure its supply?

 
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